I recently took myself on a little lomowalk around the less famous Hyde Park corner in Leeds, LS6. Although not as famous as its London counterpart, it is great for a bit of an urban lomowalk.
I used to live in Hyde Park a few years ago when we were all students. It is a vibrant area, just north of the main university campus and cutting through the 2 sides of Woodhouse Moor with lots to see and do, particularly as a photographer. Beautiful graffiti decorates almost every bit of wall space and I love visiting regularly to see what pieces have come and gone.
There is also a skate park and play area on the park itself if urban sports are your thing or you have young children. However, I like to visit the quirky cafes and shops which line every side of the major crossroads marking the area.
I am also a big fan of the lovely Hyde Park Pub on one of the corners, marking the area and making it always full of chatter and laughter. It also comes in handy in the summer months when you are spending the day at the park and need to pop off to the toilet and get a nice cold drink.
written by fletchinski84 on 2011-07-18 in #world #locations #urban-adventures #urban-graffiti-leeds-students-gritty-streets-shops-cafes-lomowalk