Want to explore the countryside with a trio of pub walks, plus a bar tab to burn through? Get your entries in!
One of the great joys of living in Leeds is the incredible landscape we’re surrounded by. And then, to make it even better, some genius goes and plonks amazing pubs right in the midst of it all. Win this competition and you’ll not only bag yourself free bus travel for a whole year with Leeds City Buses, but also a bar tab at three brilliant boozers that are the perfect place to end a walk in the wild. Charge your phone on the way and enjoy the onboard wifi, then it’s time for beer and fresh air!
Get free travel for a whole year with Leeds City Buses
Commuting to the office, visiting friends, going into Leeds for a night out – or heading out the other way for some time in the countryside – all are made dead easy with bus travel. This prize will get you a year’s unlimited bus travel, sitting pretty on the ultra-low emission fleet that Leeds City Buses have phased in. Comfy seats, an app that makes planning your journey easier than ever and wifi so you can catch up on emails or social media on the way – it’s just the ticket!
A timeless trail and a tab at The Chemic Tavern
Win this prize and you can head off to the Meanwood Valley Trail just north of Leeds city centre. It’s a glorious place to wander, taking you past Woodhouse Moor and Ridge. Break up your walk with a sweet £150 bar tab at the cosy Chemic Tavern. This friendly pub is a firm favourite if you’re setting off for a pootle or need warming up at the end, and you’ll be able to sample their craft ales and extensive spirits range. There’s live music to enjoy most days too. Start your walk by heading to Woodhouse Moor on the 1, 6 or 27 bus on the Headingley Line – you’ll be there in around 23 minutes, with services every five to six minutes.
The glories of Otley Chevin and a nook at North Bar Social
If you’re our winner, you can jump on the bus to explore the sensational views of Otley Chevin. This gorgeous Otley Chevin Forest walk has everything you need – unforgettable vistas, woods and wildlife, remains of mysterious cottages and even a sculpture trail. Once you’re done, descend to Otley itself for a session at North Bar Social, used to welcoming walkers and their dogs with ales from the North range and guest beers galore. You’ll have a £50 tab waiting for you. Grab the X84 on the Headingley Line – they run every 30 minutes and will have you in Otley in about an hour.
A woodland walk then tap time at Terminus
Another prize? Yes indeed! Terminus Tap Room and Bottle Shop is your base for a walk through Meanwood Park to The Hollies, Meanwood Bank and on to the Seven Arches Aqueduct and Golden Acre Park. It’s a glorious part of the city, rife with ruins and natural beauty. Terminus itself boasts 18 draught taps which change regularly and you’ll have £100 to spend on a tipple-tastic tour of them. There are cask and keg delights, cocktails, wine and even hard seltzer. Get yourself there on the 7, 7A, 51, or 52 on the Meanwood Line, buses run every 5 to 10 minutes and will have you there in 30 to 40 minutes.
Enter now for a chance to WIN