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As the heart of the scenic Yorkshire region, Leeds is doubtless one of England's favourite destinations. This city offers a shop-till-you-drop city centre and a pulsating night life, as well as historic locations, cultural events and a spectacular surrounding countryside that will leave you breathless.

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Temple Newsam

This majestic historic Tudor-Jacobian mansion includes a large collection of precious paintings. It not only houses landscaped gardens, parklands and summer concerts, but also Europe's largest Rare Breeds Farm, with more than 400 animals.
Adresse: Temple Newsam Road, Selby Road, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 336 7461
Åpningstider: 10:30-17:00 (Tuesday to Sunday)

Leeds Dock

Leeds Dock, formerly Clarence Dock, was built in 1843 for ships sailing in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, and represents today a major attraction in the city, counting over 1 million visitors every year. It is a lovely area for a walk and, in addition to the numerous boutiques, restaurants and cafes, it houses the Royal Armouries Museum, one of the most important among the city nuseuns, and also provides an excellent water taxi service, which will offer you a free ride to several sights of the city.
Adresse: The Boulevard, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 0111

Kirkstall Abbey

If you're in the mood for a quick gateway from the city centre, then consider visiting this extremely quiet and impressive attraction, which is just perfect for a picnic on the grass, but that will also satisfy history-lovers. So wander around this ruined monastery and then enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.
Adresse: Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 230 5492
Åpningstider: 10:00-16:30 (April to September) 10:00-16:00 (October to March)

Kirkgate Market

One of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Leeds Kirkgate Market is a paradise for all the foodies who love fresh food and drink, but also for those who love fashion, jewellery and flowers. Here you surely will find some of the most characterful traders in the city, who come from different countries and have worked here for decades. It should certainly be among the top sights of your itinerary.
Adresse: Main entrance Vicar Lane, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 378 1950
Åpningstider: 8:00-17:30 (Monday to Saturday)

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery houses an outstanding collection of 20th-century British art, recognised as being of national importance by the government. Do not hesitate to turn to the helpful staff, and do not miss the chance to sit at the Tiled Hall, a unique artistic cafe inside the gallery.
Adresse: The Headrow, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 378 5350
Åpningstider: 10:00-17:00 (Tuesday to Saturday) 11:00-15:00 (Sunday)

The Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries feature a large collection of military artefacts. The extensive collection offers the visitors the possibility to enjoy a combination of displays, dramatic interpretations, live action events and interactive technology from the Leeds, London and Portsmouth museums.
Adresse: Armouries Drive, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 220 1999
Åpningstider: 10:00-17:00

Roundhay Park

Roundhay Park is a big open space with wonderful surroundings and many walking and cycling routes that will keep you busy for a whole day. It covers more than 700 acres of woodland and lakes, where people enjoy watching and feeding the numerous species of birds, such as swans, herons and woodpeckers. Also, this huge natural area is house of the Tropical World, an animal park that includes lots of species, from lemurs to iguanas and armadillos.
Adresse: Roundhay Park, Leeds

Leeds Minster

This large Church of England is an amazing historical sight that one simply should not miss. Its stained-glass windows and architecture are simply gorgeous, as well as the soothing sound of the Sunday bells. Formerly the Leeds Parish Church, it became a minster in 2012 and regularly houses wonderful choir and organ concerts.
Adresse: Saint Peters House, Kirkgate, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 2036

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Located in Skipton, outside Leeds, this steam railway provides scenic journeys between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the Bolton Abbey station. Join an unmissable experience which takes you through the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, surrounding the city of Leeds.
Adresse: Bolton Abbey, Skipton
Telefon: +44 1756 710 614

Harewood House

A grand 18th century manor house, home to the Queen's cousin, provides a day out for the whole family. There, you can admire an outstanding art collection, walk in the spectacular gardens or go for a relaxing boat ride on the lake.
Adresse: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 218 1010

Leeds Tropical World

Just outside the city centre, you will find Leeds Tropical World, one of the most popular attractions of the area. This big park features not only one of the largest collections of tropical and exotic plants in the United Kingdom, but also animals such as snakes, crocodiles and lemurs.
Adresse: Princes Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 237 0754
Åpningstider: 10:00-18:00

Thackray Museum of Medicine

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of medicine, learn about the history of healthcare, and discover the medical innovations that changed the world at this interactive science museum adjacent to St James's University Hospital.
Adresse: Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN
Telefon: +44 113 244 4343
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–5pm

Park Square

This Georgian public square is an oasis of tranquillity right in the heart of the city. It is a perfect place for those who need to get away from the bustle of the city for an hour or two. The park is rather small, but there are benches all around and there is plenty of space on the grass, so many choose this spot for a lunch break.
Adresse: Park Square, Leeds

Leeds & Liverpool Canal

This is the perfect place to have a long walk or a relaxing cycle route along a canal, featuring different sections such as the industrial or the countryside ones. There are also cafes and pubs along the way, so enjoy the stroll and some sweet delights or a cold beer.
Adresse: Leeds

Nostell Priory & Parkland

If you feel like driving a bit outside Leeds, head to the little village of Nostell, close to Wakefield (West Yorkshire), and go for a walk around Nostell Priory, a 18th-century architectural masterpiece. This stunning Palladian house features a great art collection and a huge garden that stretches over 300 acres, where you can enjoy lovely walks and admire the green countryside. Take a break at the Nostell cafe, which offers enjoyable tea and scones.
Adresse: Doncaster Road, Nostell
Telefon: +44 1924 863 892

Leeds City Museum

For a fun and interactive day out for the whole family, Leeds City Museum is a great choice where to discover Egyptian mummies, fossils, or encounter the Leeds tiger. With six galleries of exhibitions, including everything from archaeological finds to artwork and series of activities to engage kids and adults, you will need to have time on your side when entering this beautifully restored building.
Adresse: Millennium Square, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 378 5001
Åpningstider: 10:00-17:00 (Tuesday to Friday) 11:00-17:00 (Saturday, Sunday)

Abbey House Museum

Step back in time and explore the fascinating streets packed with historic artefacts, shops and houses, and get a glimpse of how life was in the 19th century. A fun, family-friendly and interactive museum, Abbey House Museum offers a range of activities, from dressing up to special tours suitable for all the family.
Adresse: Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 378 4079
Åpningstider: 10:00-17:00 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday) 12:00-17:00 (Saturday)

Leeds Town Hall

This beautiful town hall was built in 1858 on a site in Park Lane and is a great example of Victorian architecture that reflects the wealth and power of that time. If you have a fascination regarding old buildings, then take a tour and explore the hidden secret side to the town hall, including the courtroom and the Victorian prison cells. It is also a place where you can enjoy some of the best live music events in the city, as well as comedy and educational events.
Adresse: Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 376 0318

Central Library

Be prepared to fall in love with the grand architecture of this library, a real paradise for every book-lover out there. This spot, though, is worth a visit anyway since it's undoubtedly an unmissable Victorian masterpiece.
Adresse: Municipal Buildings, Calverley Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 378 5005

Tick Tock Unlock

You only have one goal when doing this real life escape game, and that is to race against the clock and escape from the room in 60 minutes by solving a series of puzzles, cracking some clues and working together with your team of 3-6 people. Truly a popular game that you can play with your family, friends or schoolmates.
Adresse: Third Floor, Kings House, 1 King Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 345 4567

West Indian Carnival

Leeds West Indian Carnival has been running since 1967 and is held every year in August. Thousands of tourists come every year to look, amazed, at this Caribbean parade, which features music, costumes and a masquerade procession. The carnival queen and king welcome you at this colourful party: take plenty of pictures and do not miss the chance to taste some mouthwatering exotic food.
Adresse: Leeds

Saint Anne's Cathedral

Located in the heart of the city of Leeds, Saint Anne's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church. Completed in 1904, the building features impressive mosaics and reredos, as well as beautiful altar details and marble sculptures. You will find this peaceful sanctuary close to the city museum and art gallery, surrounded by restaurants and cafes where you can stop after visiting.
Adresse: Cathedral House, Great George Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 4545

Live For Today

If you are looking for some excitement, then look no further. Live For Today is one of the fastest growing outdoor activity companies in the UK, and offers some thrilling and fun adventures. Everything from quad biking, paintball, archery, laser tag and air rifle shooting can be done here and, with the help of the hand-picked instructions, you will surely enjoy the experience.
Adresse: Hazlewood Castle Activity Centre, Paradise Lane, Tadcaster, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 323 0180

The Oxford Place

The Oxford Place is a stylish, family-owned, 100% gluten-free restaurant, popular among both visitors and locals. Everyone will find something they like from the creative dishes that are freshly prepared with the best ingredients. Give in to the temptation of a dessert, each one on the menu is simply delicious.
Adresse: 2 Oxford Place, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 234 1294
Åpningstider: 12:00-21:30 (Wednesday to Saturday) 12:00-20:00 (Sunday)


If it is succulent meat you are craving for, then you should head to this sophisticated Brazilian steakhouse where the food is cooked to perfection by the skilled chefs. What makes Fazenda unique, in addition to a spectacular venue and a gorgeous view over the River Aire, is that it features continuous table-side service of different prime cuts of meat, including beef, chicken, pork and lamb, so that you get to try all the different flavours along with top-notch cocktails. There is also a wide choice of tasty side dishes that you can get from the buffet, and one thing is for sure when dining here: you will not leave the restaurant with an empty stomach.
Adresse: Waterman's Place, 3 Wharf Approach, Granary Wharf, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 400 1183

The Man Behind the Curtain

The Michelin-starred chef Michael O'Hare welcomes you at The Man Behind the Curtain for an outstanding culinary experience. The restaurant could be easily compared to a museum and the tasting menu, between 10 and 14 courses, is presented like a work of art. Although it is often considered unusual, this is doubtless one of the best and most innovative restaurants in town.
Adresse: 68-78 Vicar Lane, Lower Ground Floor Flannels, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 2376
Åpningstider: 18:30-20:30 (Tuesday, Wednesday) 12:30-14:00 18:30-20:30 (Thursday to Saturday)

Trattoria Il Forno

"Quality and quantity at honest prices" is the motto of this restaurant, situated in the lovely town of Horsforth, just outside Leeds. Come here and treat yourself with a timeless pizza or some other Italian delicacies, all prepared in the open kitchen, but not without tasting at least a starter. Let you tempt by a delicious ice cream, before you leave.
Adresse: 85 Town Street, Horsforth
Telefon: +44 113 345 0150
Åpningstider: 12:00-22:00 (Tuesday to Saturday) 12:00-21:00 (Sunday)

Town Hall Tavern

Town Hall Tavern is a local village pub set in the bustling city centre of Leeds, a place where the warm and efficient staff serves traditional, locally sourced British food and fine wine. The menu reflects the company's passion for using the freshest and best seasonal ingredients.
Adresse: 17 Westgate, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 244 0765
Åpningstider: 12:00-22:00 (Monday) 12:00-23:00 (Tuesday to Saturday) 12:00-20:00 (Sunday)

Kendells Bistro

Kendells Bistro is an informal, yet enjoyable restaurant that features quality French food accompanied with great wines. Some of the mouthwatering specialities on the menu are duck confit and beef bourgignon. Finish your evening in style with a delicious "creme brûlée" or a creamy chocolate dessert.
Adresse: Saint Peter's Square, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 6553


When dining at Zucco, one can relish real Italian food at reasonable prices in a small, yet atmospheric place where the service is efficient and friendly. The menu features mouthwatering dishes that change regularly, depending on which ingredients the suppliers can source, even if some favourites are always on the menu to keep regular customers happy. Not only the amazing food, but also beverages are carefully selected by the owners: try for example one of the craft beers from Northern Italy to accompany a sharing board of cold cuts.
Adresse: 603 Meanwood Road, Headingley, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 224 9679

Thai Edge

Its location on Calverley Street, right in the city centre, makes this restaurant a popular venue. Thai Edge has a modern feeling and offers amazing food at reasonable prices, whose quality has been proved by the many awards for "Best Service" and "Best Oriental Restaurant" in the United Kingdom.
Adresse: New Portland Street, 7 Calverley Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 6333
Åpningstider: 12:00-15:00 17:00-23:00 (Monday to Saturday) 12:00-15:00 17:00-21:30 (Sunday)


This restaurant, whose name takes inspiration from the ancient East African Kingdom, serves generous portions of delicious Ethiopian food: a must try for every exotic food lover out there. The main dish is usually the "Injera", a flatbread that can be accompanied with a wide variety of dips for both vegetarians and meat-eaters.
Adresse: 12 Ashley Road, Leeds
Telefon: +44 7961 769 101
Åpningstider: 11:00-22:00 (Monday to Friday) 11:00-23:00 (Saturday, Sunday)

Santorini Bar & Grill

Situated just outside the city centre, Santorini Bar & Grill brings the Mediterranean flavours from Greece and Turkey in the heart of Headingley. At this family-owned restaurant, the authentic dishes are served by an efficient staff in a relaxed atmosphere and, to make sure you will get that perfect taste, the food is only cooked using the finest and freshest ingredients.
Adresse: 55a Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 278 1532
Åpningstider: 17:00-22:00 (Tuesday to Thursday) 12:00-22:30 (Friday, Saturday) 12:00-21:30 (Sunday)

Grand Indian Lounge

This Indian restaurant will spoil you with mouthwatering dishes served up in a particularly pleasant and elegant surrounding. The staff is always extremely helpful, so do not forget to ask them some advice about the spiciness of the dish you would like to order.
Adresse: 40 Wakefield Road, Swillington, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 287 6016


In a very short time of period, Tharavadu, the first authentic Kerala restaurant in Leeds, has become one of the favourite dining spots of the region, and has achieved some great awards like "Best Indian Restaurant" in 2015, 2016 and 2017, as well as a recommendation in the Michelin Restaurant Guide 2016, 2017 and 2018. Due to its popularity, it would be advisable to book in advance.
Adresse: 7-8 Mill Hill, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 244 0500
Åpningstider: 12:00-14:00 18:00-22:00 (Monday to Thursday) 12:00-14:00 17:00-22:30 (Friday, Saturday)

Viva Cuba

Having served up great Cuban and Spanish food for 15 years, Viva Cuba is a well-known venue, among the favourites in Leeds. The extensive tapas menu offers everything from meat to fish, including salad and rice dishes, all served in a warm and vibrant Latin atmosphere.
Adresse: 342 Kirkstall Road, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 275 0888

Laynes Espresso

Established in 2011, Laynes Espresso has rapidly become people's favourite coffee shop in Leeds. Located close to the train station, this is a great destination to spoil yourself with some great brunch food and high quality coffee, so smooth, strong and tasty that you will not forget your first sip.
Adresse: 16 New Station Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 7828 823 189
Åpningstider: 7:00-19:00 (Monday to Friday) 9:00-18:00 (Saturday, Sunday)

Just Grand!

For a true vintage experience, enter this quintessentially British tearoom where you can choose between over 20 different loose leaf teas, homemade cakes and scones. Afternoon tea is also something that you can enjoy here and is actually one of their speciality. Everything in there, from the decor to the food and beverages, is lovely and made with a lot of passion by a great staff.
Adresse: 8-9 Grand Arcade, Ground Floor, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 1306
Åpningstider: 10:00-17:00 (Monday to Saturday) 11:00-16:00 (Sunday)

Sociable Folk

Set right in the heart of the Wellington Place, Sociable Folk is a good value gem to visit for breakfast, lunch or even just for a drink. Everything here is freshly made with the best ingredients and served in a stylish setting. If the weather permits, enjoy your food and coffee on the outside seating area while watching the world going by.
Adresse: 10 Wellington Place, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 1840
Åpningstider: 7:00-17:00 (Monday to Friday)

The Tiled Hall

Formerly the main library of Leeds Art Gallery, The Tiled Hall Café is a must-try when visiting the museum. Take a break having watched the art collection and step into this magnificent Victorian cafe: there is no finer place in the city for an afternoon tea or an aperitif.
Adresse: Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 234 1654
Åpningstider: 9:00-17:00 (Monday to Friday) 10:00-17:00 (Saturday) 11:00-15:00 (Sunday)

Oranaise Café

Oranaise Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner inspired by the exotic North African cuisine. Come here for a break from touring Leeds and relax in a peaceful and romantic environment with a fresh mint tea and a homemade cake, or go for some Moroccan specialities.
Adresse: 1 The Crescent, Hyde Park, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 274 4422

Mrs Atha's

Mrs Atha's is an independent family run cafe where the focus lies on quality produce and the aim to offer their customers the best experience in an inviting and relaxing space. A wonderful selection of coffees, soft drinks and cakes are served, as well as great breakfast food.
Adresse: Central Road, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 5515
Åpningstider: 9:00-17:00 (Monday to Saturday) 10:00-17:00 (Sunday)

Kapow Coffee

This tiny cafe with a retro decor is a charming gem where people love to grab a bit to eat or just a cup of quality coffee. With only 8-10 seating, this is truly an intimate coffee shop with a relaxed vibe and a friendly service.
Adresse: 44 The Calls, Leeds

Cafe Lento

Cafe Lento is a cute coffee shop located off the beaten track in the bustling Headingley. With a welcoming staff and some of the best quality coffees, Cafe Lento is truly a lovely place to grab something to eat, kick back and just relax. The owners love having people around and host weekly live music shows featuring jazz bands and much more.
Adresse: 21a North Lane, Headingley, Leeds
Telefon: +44 7988 660 768
Åpningstider: 10:00-17:00 (Monday to Saturday) 11:00-16:00 (Sunday)

Be At One

At this cocktail institution with several locations across the UK, you will receive a great service in an unbeatable party atmosphere that reminds people a cosmopolitan New York bar. Be At One is situated right on Millennium Square, in the heart of Leeds, where, in summer, you can sip your cocktail on the outside area while enjoying your holiday.
Adresse: 6 Millennium Square, Great George Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 887 2784


This cosy pub is characterised by the peculiar and recognisable interior design, found in each of the BrewDog pubs around the world. Here you will be served some delicious crafted beers from the knowledgeable staff. They pride themselves with only showcasing the best, exciting and flavoursome craft beers, as well as serving a great selection of food.
Adresse: The White Cloth Hall, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 246 1611
Åpningstider: 12:00-23:30 (Monday to Saturday) 12:00-23:00 (Sunday)

The Maven

Follow a hidden staircase and you will find this secret gem in Calls Lane, in the centre of Leeds, where delicious cocktails are served in a warm and stylish, yet mysterious environment. With years of experience, the staff will mix your favourite drink whether it is on the menu or not.
Adresse: 1 Calls Lane, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 243 6047

Foley's Tap House

Foley's Tap House is York Brewery's flagship outlet in Leeds. Step inside this historical building where there is a vast selection of beverages including craft beer lines, real ales, amazing local ciders and around 100 world beers. You won't have any problems to find some favourite brews.
Adresse: 159 The Headrow, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 242 9674
Åpningstider: 12:00-23:00 (Monday to Thursday) 11:00-1:00 (Friday, Saturday) 12:00-22:00 (Sunday)


Bar Fibre is especially popular with Leeds' most well-dressed people. This is in fact a very elegant venue that turns into a pumping club in the weekends, so do not forget to bring your dancing shoes because you will surely dance all night long to the great music played by the deejays.
Adresse: 168 Lower Briggate, Leeds
Telefon: +44 8701 200 888


Opened in 2007, Smokestack is a music venue spread over two floors where music like blues, jazz, soul, and reggae are played. From the bar, on the first floor, you can order drinks made of the finest liquors from around the world, while on the second floor you can dance the whole night or listen to some live music.
Adresse: 159a Lower Briggate, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 2222

The Alchemist

The Alchemist is situated on the second floor of the renowned shopping centre Trinity, it features a stylish interior design and offers breathtaking views of Leeds. Come by for an amazing brunch or to grab a cocktail, make yourself comfortable on the terrace and enjoy the beautiful view.
Adresse: Level 1, Trinity, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 246 0540

The Turk's Head

Hidden in a narrow street where you can imagine life in the 18th century and breathe the history emanated by every detail of this site, the Turk's Head Yard is a lovely pub with an intimate atmosphere, that features great food and refreshing drinks, and brews its own craft beer.
Adresse: Turk's Head Yard, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 242 3368

Blind Tyger

One of Leeds' best cocktail bars, Blind Tyger surely knows how to make some great original drinks that suit all preferences. Besides cocktails, you will also find a good choice of craft beers and bottled ales, as well as hand-selected wines from the world's best vine regions, and all is served by the knowledgeable staff in a relaxed atmosphere.
Adresse: 5 1/2 Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 246 0770

Whitelock's Ale House

For the ultimate local favourite, visit this pub, hidden away down a narrow alley in the centre of town. Whitelock's, based in a 18th century building, has a dark and mysterious atmosphere and features great pub food and an extensive list of wines and spirits.
Adresse: Turks Head Yard, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 3950
Åpningstider: 11:00-24:00 (Monday to Thursday) 11:00-1:00 (Friday, Saturday) 11:00-23:00 (Sunday)

The East Village

This neighbourhood bar specialises in high-end cocktails made with the freshest produce and finest quality liquor to create that perfect taste. The atmosphere is chilled and atmospheric and the staff truly knows how to make their guests feel welcome.
Adresse: 47-49 Brudenell Grove, Hyde Park, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 226 3898
Åpningstider: 18:00-1:00


Founded in 1996, Mojo is famous for its tasty cocktails and is particularly popular among the indie crowd. This chic bar offers its guests a great experience because of both the drinks and the underground atmosphere. Also, it has won several awards and it is constantly referred to in lifestyle magazines as a gathering venue for hip young people.
Adresse: 18 Merrion Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 8456 118 643

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

This three floors gathering venue is the place to be for those interested in music, cinema, art and cultural nights in general. Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen has a relaxed atmosphere that can also be enjoyed on the lovely roof terrace while admiring Leeds' beauty.
Adresse: Belgrave Music Hall, 1-1a Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 234 6160


The exterior might be somewhat uninviting, but once you are inside you can see why this is one of Leeds' best underground spots for soul, dance and great indie tunes. Both the staff and clientele are very friendly and the drinks are just amazing, so don't think about it twice and just check it out.
Adresse: 2-8 Call Lane, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 234 0980

Victoria Quarter

Victoria Quarter, located right in the heart of Leeds, is a shopping area topped by the largest stained glass roof in Europe. If you stop by, you will find more than 70 boutiques featuring the most exclusive brands. This area was once a mass of narrow yards, housing slaughter houses and butcher shops, and was then redeveloped in the early 1900s.
Adresse: 44 Victoria Gate, George Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 5333

Trinity Leeds

Trinity Leeds is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Leeds. Inside the mall, you will find more than 120 national and international brands selling every kind of product you may need. When the hunger kicks in, do not worry, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants where to grab a bite to eat.
Adresse: Albion Street, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 394 2415
Åpningstider: 9:00-20:00 (Monday to Saturday) 11:00-17:00 (Sunday)

Our Handmade Collective

Located at the Grand Arcade, this lovely shop features original gifts for any occasion. Head to this little gem, where more than 50 local designer makers display their quality crafts, jewellery, home decor, art works, ceramics and much more, and stop by if you are looking for a truly unique Christmas gift, a souvenir with a personal touch, or any other handmade object: there's something for everyone.
Adresse: 19 Grand Arcade, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 418 2304

Kirkgate Market

One of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Leeds Kirkgate Market is a paradise for all the foodies who just love fresh food and drink, but also for those who love fashion, jewellery and flowers. Here you surely will find some of the most characterful traders in the city, who come from different countries and have worked here for decades. It should definitely be amongst the top sights of your itinerary.
Adresse: Main entrance Vicar Lane, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 378 1950
Åpningstider: 8:00-17:30 (Monday to Saturday)

Corn Exchange

For the all-you-need experience, go to the Corn Exchange shopping centre, formerly one of the only three corn exchanges in the country, the places where merchants traded corn. This magnificent Victorian building was completed in 1864 by the British architect Cuthbert Brodrick, and houses today a vast array of shops (selling fashion items, homeware, music and design products) and a wide choice of good restaurants and cafes.
Adresse: Leeds Corn Exchange, Call Lane, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 234 0363

Otley Market

Otley is one of the most picturesque areas around Leeds, very popular among tourists and walkers. Here, you will also find one of the largest local markets in the city, covering around 100 open-air stalls selling everything from clothes and household items, to crafts, food, drink, jewellery and gifts. Stroll around and find some unique gifts to bring back home while mingling with the locals.
Adresse: Market Square, Otley
Åpningstider: 8:30-15:30 (Tuesday, Friday, Saturday)

Grand Arcade

Full of independent retailers, Grand Arcade is one of the oldest shopping arcade in Leeds city centre and should not be missed. This is a true paradise for those looking for something different, items that cannot be find on the traditional High Street.
Adresse: Merrion Street, Leeds

Queens Arcade

Browse through an array of cool independent shops as well as high-street stores at this historic arcade in the heart of Leeds city centre, opposite Victoria Quarter. A range of great jewellery shops and clothing boutiques are housed here, amongst other interesting shops.
Adresse: Briggate, Leeds

White Rose Shopping Centre

With more than 120 shops, including well-known high street favourites as well as small specialist gems, you will surely have a great shopping experience at White Rose Shopping Centre. When feeling hungry or thirsty, just choose one of the several cafes and restaurant inside the mall.
Adresse: Dewsbury Road, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 229 1234
Åpningstider: 10:00-21:00 (Monday to Friday) 9:00-20:00 (Saturday) 11:00-17:00 (Sunday)

Merrion Centre

Since its opening in 1964, Merrion Centre has quickly become one of Leeds' favourite shopping destinations, including over 100 shops of any kind, several restaurants and cafes, a supermarket and even a bowling alley. If you are passionate about music, you should pay a visit to Jumbo Records (, a popular independent record store that sells vinyls and promotes local and regional artists.
Adresse: The Merrion Centre, Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 222 1283
Åpningstider: 6:30-21:30 (Monday to Saturday) 10:00-18:00 (Sunday)

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the European Union member-states, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Switzerland, and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) only require a valid passport to enter the UK. Residents of a further 10 countries do not require entry visas for stays under 6 months: the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. Nationals of some further countries do not require a visa, but need to hold an entry certificate. Use the UK Government website to check for specific requirements:

Leeds Bradford Airport

The Leeds Bradford International Airport is located about 18 kilometres from Leeds and is well connected with the city centre. Bus lines run daily, from early morning to late night, between the city and the airport: the Flying Tiger service ( links the airport to the bus stations of Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate. The same company also provides also a train line running between those three cities. You can also rent a car from one of the several car rental companies. They can be contacted to these numbers: - Avis: +44 113 250 3880 - Enterprise: +44 113 391 1999 - Europcar: +44 113 250 9066 - Hertz: +44 113 250 4811 Arrow Cars (+44 113 258 5888) is the official and only taxi company for Leeds Bradford Airport.
Adresse: Whitehouse Lane, Leeds
Telefon: +44 871 288 2288

Best Time to Visit

The time of the year between May and September is, without any doubt, the best for travelling to Northern England and especially to the city of Leeds, where not only the weather is at its warmest and most pleasant, but also many events are held. The city has an important cultural scene, with many interesting events and exciting festivals that will entertain the whole family - these take place all through the year. The major food & drink festivals are the Indie Food Festival (, held in May, during which the city transforms itself into a huge street food market where it is also possible to taste excellent craft beers and ciders from the UK, but also Germany, Sweden and the USA; the three-day Food & Drink Festival (, in June, a food lover's paradise that brings together the best traditional specialities and some excellent street food from the world; and the International Beer Fest (, taking place in September and featuring hundreds of ales from the UK and overseas. Otherwise, if you're more interested in music, cinema and arts in general, you might want to take part in the Leeds Festival (, one of the largest UK's music festivals, taking place in August, the West Indian Carnival (, celebrated in August, a beautiful and coloured Caribbean parade of people dancing and wearing wonderful costumes, the Light Night (, a festival happening in the beginning of October featuring street art performances, light projections, films and music shows, and the Leeds International Film Festival (, held every year in November. Finally, the German Christmas Market (, also known as Christkindelmarkt, is the last and unmissable event of the year - it transforms Millennium Square into a magical Christmas village.

Public Transport

The easiest way to travel within Leeds is by bus. Timetables, route maps, stops, station locations and other useful information can be found on Metro website (, the company that runs the transport system in the city and provides both a bus and train service, but you could also visit the information point at the bus station, on York Street. There is a wide range of tickets to choose from (, also offering combined tickets for travels on both buses and trains, but generally it is strongly recommended to opt for 3-days or weekly tickets.
Adresse: Leeds
Telefon: +44 113 245 7676


It is very easy to find a taxi in Leeds, you just have to call one of the numbers listed here or hail one on the street: City Cabs: +44 113 246 9999 [email protected] Amber Cars: +44 113 202 2117 [email protected] Speedline Taxi: +44 113 244 1444 [email protected]


Mailboxes can be found in different shapes, but you'll recognise them because of their bright red colour. There are many post offices all around the town, here you find the main ones: St Johns 116 Albion Street, Leeds The Markets 6-16 New York Street, Leeds Woodhouse Street 129-133 Woodhouse Street, Leeds Woodsley Road 20 Woodsley Road, Leeds Lincoln Green 68-70 Lincoln Green Road, Leeds


There are several pharmacies scattered around the city, including in the arcades and shopping centres. Some of them are: Star Pharmacy 136 Cardigan Road, Leeds +44 113 278 3976 Brudenell Road Pharmacy 58 Brudenell Road, Hyde Park, Leeds +44 113 278 5831 Living Care Pharmacy (They have pharmacies everywhere in Leeds) Lloyds Pharmacy (They have pharmacies everywhere in Leeds)


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