If you’re looking for a lively city with a wonderful nightlife along with historic buildings lots of family friendly activities and cosmopolitan feels – then there is only one spot. Leeds is Yorkshire biggest city and it is a cultural hub.
Whether you’re looking for a day out shopping, a meal out or a few bevvies for a weekend away, Leeds has something for everyone – we know, the absolute worst.
1. It’s full of historic buildings with architecture that’s too beautiful
That bloomin’ Corn Exchange with its stunning domed roof is too beautiful its distracting. You could almost forget that its packed full of independent shops and more.
2. Just awful…
Oh and that 19th-century town hall found on The Headrow. It’s so beautiful that its dangerous to walk past it as you have to crain your neck to take all the details in.
3. Not forgetting its wonderful abbey!
4. Too many bloody waterside views
A tipple next to the stunning canal or maybe a water taxi? Who likes to be near the water anyway…
5. Bars have too many great cocktails…
Cosmopolitan city vibes? Leeds has ’em. It’s the most popular city in Yorkshire for a night out and with good reason!
6. Including incredible rooftop bars…
Those views over Leeds are just spot on!
7. Pubs, it’s got bloomin’ loads of ’em
Ahh, stunning buildings that have featured in films? Leeds has ’em! The Duck & Drake has a beautiful exterior and always has great music playing.
8. Street food spots serving foods from around the world!
Oh, we are spoilt for choice in Leeds. Whatever food offering you’d like to get stuck into, Leeds will have it.
9. Old cinema stil gas lit with a line up of great films new and old?
Hyde Park Picture House is a Grade II listed building in the Hyde Park region of Leeds, and is the last gaslit cinema in the world! It has all the newest film releases along with some classics and has just undergone a massive refurb.
10. Oh and iconic music venues?
An lld working man’s club with 1950s decor hosts up and coming along with some huge bands old and new.
11. Ok, so its got an iconic pub crawl…
Otley Run has a few naysayers, but you can’t object to its popularity! A pub crawl older than most of the people living in Leeds, It’s a institution and long may its reign.
12. And, the stunning Roundhay Park for family walks…
Roundhay Park in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, is one of the biggest city parks in Europe. It covers more than 700 acres of parkland, lakes, woodland and gardens
13. Oh, and Golden Acre park
One of Leeds finest gems. Golden Acre Park is an impressive 179 acres of mature woodlands and gardens surrounding a beautiful lake.
14. It’s Kirkgate Market is pretty great as well!
Kirkgate Market is a market complex on Vicar Lane in the city centre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It is the largest covered market in Europe and a Grade I listed building. There are currently 800 stalls which attract over 100,000 visitors a week
I guess it’s a pretty great city after all, who’d have guessed. Us, of course! What do you love about Yorkshire’s biggest city? We’d love to hear you favourite restaurant, bars, coffee shops and more!