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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.

Five Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend

1 – FOLLOW THE TRAILS. Great fun for all ages, follow one of the many city trails to see what surprises you discover. There’s everything from

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28 August 2020

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Otley – A hidden shopping jewel, North of Leeds

Leeds may be home to some of the biggest names in shopping such as Harvey Nichols and John Lewis, but if you head out of the city centre into the local towns and villages, there are some incredible shopping opportunities that you’re unlikely to

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20 August 2020

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Kris’ Family Day Out to Harewood House

Kris tells us all about a recent trip to Harewood House with his young children… Being a large family with four children under 13, we like to visit places which have something for everyone.  Harewood House, Leeds, is always high on the list of pl

20 August 2020

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Nell’s Ultimate Guide to Eating Out in Leeds Post-Lockdown

Nell, owner and tour guide at Leeds Food Tours, tells you what to expect while dining out in Leeds as lockdown restrictions begin to lift… Pubs and restaurants may have been open again fo

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8 August 2020

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Travelling into Leeds

As restrictions continue to ease, you may be wondering what the best way of travelling into Leeds is. Although things are starting to get back to normal, to limit the spread of coronavirus, we ask that you please: • Consider walking

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11 June 2020

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Share #MyFavouriteLeeds to win a two night stay when it’s safe to visit again!

Although this period of lockdown is tough, it won’t last forever and it’s always good to have something to look forward to. So we’re giving away a two night stay in a luxury four-star Leeds hotel for when it’s safe to travel and we’d lov

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9 April 2020

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Coronavirus Update

  Here at Visit Leeds, our priority is to keep visitors and locals safe and healthy. We will be keeping this page up-to-date with information about where to access advice and support about Coronavirus and about visiting Leeds. G

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18 March 2020

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LGBT+ Leeds

Leeds is a welcoming and inclusive city that can be enjoyed by all and Leeds’ LGBT+ nightlife has a great reputation. The Free

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15 January 2020

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Cinemas in Leeds

If you’re looking for information about cinemas in Leeds, you’ve come to the right place. Leeds has a thriving cultural scene, and film and cinema play a big part of it.  Every year, Leeds hosts both the International Film Festival and the Yo

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13 July 2019

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Leeds Corn Exchange - credit Carl Milner Photography for Leeds City Council

Leeds’ Spectacular Architecture

From award winning buildings to the intricately beautiful Victorian arcades, here in Leeds we have an array of fascinating architecture to keep you amused for the day. With a blend of old and new, the architectural styles and buildings are captiva

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9 June 2017

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