Horsforth is a town and civil parish in Leeds only five miles North West of the city centre, with great access links via bus and rail. Offering a great combination of modern and traditional living, there is an excellent range of amenities, from boutique shopping, a large community park, lively bars and pubs to a museum, golf course and sports clubs, all on your doorstep in Horsforth.
The community of Horsforth take pride in their town which makes this one of the fastest up and coming locations in Leeds.
There are a number of education facilities in Horsforth ranging from primary schools through to university level education. Leeds Trinity University has its residential campus on Brownberrie Lane in Horsforth while Leeds City College also has a campus in the town. The main secondary school is Horsforth School and there are a number of state primary schools to choose from as well.
Kirkstall Abbey actually used to control the village of Horsforth many many years ago but today it is a popular tourist attraction. Situated in beautiful, tranquil grounds right on the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall Abbey is an idyllic spot for a walk, a picnic and a family day out. And speaking of picnics, you can enjoy food from around the world at the impressive deli market held at the abbey on a regular basis as well as indulge in a series of other outdoor markets and fun family activities all year round.
Fun fact (thank you Wikipedia) - Horsforth is the home town of Neville Longbottom actor, Matthew Lewis.