Bramhope, the area of Leeds LS16 is a pleasant blend of urban and rural. Bramhope lies around 5 miles north of Leeds City Centre, close enough for useful commuting, while far away enough to offer real suburban living with the nearby rural Yorkshire surround you.

Bramhope has a nice suburban look and feel, whilst being leafy and individual. You have nearby boundless space local Golden Acre Park close at hand. Bramhope draws in young professionals searching for the nice rural accommodation Leeds has to offer, however the area is far away from the Leeds student scene.


Bramhope, LS16, offers a local Pub, a lovely village bakery and fantastic fish and chippy giving that awesome rural feel to the place, Bramhope also has a friendly local Newsagent as well as a gift shop and several letting agents Leeds. Bramhope also has the added advantage of being minutes from Leeds and Bradford International Airport for frequent flyers and those nice holiday getaways.

Bramhope’s wonderful Golden Acre Park is a large lake surrounded by 130 acres of beautiful gardens, open daily to exercise the children or the dogs, and best of all its admission free as run by the council.

The local Holt Park leisure centre located in Cookridge is council run and has a fantastic pool, as well as offering great facilities for football, badminton, squash and a long list of fitness classes.

The Fox and Hounds in Bramhope offers good quality meals at great value, and the Lawnswood Arms nearer Adel make up the areas two main local pubs. For a restaurant meal, local Leeds letting agents recommend the Bellini’s restaurant on Otley Road. Another recommendation is the new Italian restaurant on the Old Otley Road, Weetwood.


Bramhope, like other surrounding areas has a good mix of property to rent, especially in the large detached category, from century old farmhouses and Victorian estates to newly built homes with substantial architectural flair.

Leeds Letting agents know that LS16 is a sought-after postcode and rental values reflect that. Estate Agents Leeds note that good family homes move quickly and bargains are scarce. Bramhope has some lovely Victorian homes such as farm houses as well as a large existence of properties built during the 70s and 80s.

Some new build Leeds property developers can be found in areas close to Bramhope village, but the majority are small sites. Large houses are the scene in Hall Drive, in Bramhope where properties average a cool £1million.

There are an abundance of good quality bungalows in Bramhope, which can be found within the Leeds property market, which are spacious and popular with couples in retirement. With Leeds Bradford Airport being so close, a large number of airport workers use the cheaper flats and smaller properties within the Leeds rental market. Property Investors may see this as an ideal investment opportunity as the majority of the larger properties are owner occupied and Bramley does not attract those searching for Leeds student accommodation.

The availability of houses to rent in Bramhope is fewer than may be found nearer Leeds City Centre, although the lettings market for executive lets is definitely on the increase. Bramhope is a great destination for families and airport workers with a nice mix of larger family properties making it attractive to those wishing to rent Leeds accommodation with a suburban feel.


Bus: West Yorkshire metro bus 28 serves Bramhope from Leeds City Centre, there are several buses every hour and the journey takes 30 minutes.

Rail: The nearest train station is Horsforth offering regular services to Leeds City Centre, York, Knaresborough and Harrogate.

Air: Leeds/Bradford airport is 2 miles away from Bramhope.

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