Leeds, Yorkshire’s largest city, ranks with the best of UK city breaks, guaranteeing pure pleasure to the discerningly boutique and designer shopper and the art, theatre and festival lover. One of Europe’s top business centres with fast rail links to London and an international airport just 11 miles northwest of the city centre, Leeds has reinvented itself in recent times more successfully than any other British city, whilst retaining its rich heritage in textiles and magnificent city centre Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
Leeds offers a dynamic city break package of National museums, best British art galleries for 19th and 20th Century art and sculpture and the ultimate in designer, vintage and boutique shopping within the arcades of the Victoria Quarter and the Grade listed Corn Exchange. Get ready for a lively nightlife scene, enhanced by the city’s big student population and funky dining, shopping and museum quarters situated wharfside on the waterfront of the Leeds Liverpool Canal and the Aire & Calder.
Gastro city Leeds contains a huge choice of chic bars and cafes, world cuisine restaurants, speciality and local produce markets in central Kirkgate Market and an annual food festival held annually in late May. Catch cutting edge drama at the acclaimed West Yorkshire Playhouse and visit world class museums and galleries with a focus on armouries, industrial heritage, contemporary art and sculpture and medicine – it’s all here in Leeds.
A choice of activities and attractions also surround the city including the beautiful stately home estates of Harewood House, Castle Howarad and Temple Newsam. Major Yorkshire transport hub Leeds makes a great base for touring the region, situated within easy driving distance of Yorkshire’s two National Parks. Come and discover one of the North’s best city breaks for yourself and book a place to stay in Leeds online now with Iknow.