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Our city has so many stories to tell.

So many experiences to discover, and so many places to explore. Browse the blog to see useful tips, tricks, insights and highlights gathered by our passionate team of Leeds locals. Hidden gems, seasonal lists, fun facts, and awesome activities. Each one a new way to enjoy our home.

Top Vegan Restaurants in Leeds

With plant-based food becoming ever more popular and accessible, there’s never been a better time to try out vegan meals. As the Foodie Capital of the North, Leeds has got you covered. Whether you’re a vegan foodie or simply want t

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15 January 2022

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Halloween 2021 in Leeds

There are plenty of spooky Halloween events and activities going on in Leeds this half term!   Love Exploring Trail App NEW for Halloween

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14 October 2021

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Light Night, Lightning Catchers by Seb Lee-Delisle

The Ultimate Guide to What’s On in Leeds this Autumn

If you’re looking for things to do in Leeds in Autumn, you’ve come to the right place. Because we’ve been out and about collecting up all the must-do events, don’t-miss destinations and absolutely unmissable attractions popping up in the c

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3 September 2021

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Alchemist - Tom Martin for Visit Leeds

Leeds for staycationers, families and away fans.

7 REASONS WHY LEEDS SHOULD BE YOUR NEXT STAYCATION We’re all ready for a break. A chance to explore, relax and have fun somewhere further than our own four walls and local highstreets. That’s where the great British cit

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27 August 2021

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What to do in Leeds as an away fan

Leeds is a city with a rich sporting heritage – a football team newly returned to the Premier League, the highly decorated Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos along with a regular host to world-class international sporting events.

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25 August 2021

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Raving or Behaving? The ultimate guide to Leeds as a festivalgoer

Festival season has officially started! And the city of Leeds has a plethora of events and plenty to do for festival goers to sink their tents into this month. As the city prepares for Leeds Festival after a year long hiatus, we’ve picked o

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23 August 2021

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Family-Friendly Leeds – Arts and Culture

Leeds family days out come in all shapes and sizes, from action packed sports and activities, to creative and inspiring destinations with chances to learn slipped in under the radar. Luckily, there are places to visit in Leeds that tick all those

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11 August 2021

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Family at Temple Newsam - credit Leeds Museums and Galleries

Family-Friendly Leeds – Parks, Play Areas and Picnic Spots

When you’re planning a Leeds family day out or a weekend break with the kids, hitting the great outdoors is an absolute must. Luckily, Leeds has plenty of space for kids big and small to burn some energy, explore, learn and play out in the fresh

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10 August 2021

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Leeds Waterfront - Amy Heycock for Visit Leeds

7 reasons why Leeds should be your first post-lockdown staycation

As the nation emerges from lockdown, many of us are looking for an escape. A chance to explore, relax and have fun somewhere further than our own four walls and local highstreets. That’s where the great British city break comes in. But no

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4 August 2021

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Summer Explorers at Lotherton

Summer Holidays Sorted in Leeds

With six whole weeks of Summer holidays, you may be looking for adventures and activities for all ages. Luckily, Leeds has a summer of fun sorted.

29 July 2021

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