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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.

The Top 7 Things To Do in Leeds

Leeds is a city with so much to offer it’s hard to know where to start! Here at Visit Leeds we’ve come up with what we think are the Top 7 not to be missed places in the centre of Leeds. Although this is just the tip of the iceberg, we reckon

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15 May 2024

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The Dog-friendly Guide to Leeds

Our pets are one of the family – so why should they have to stay at home while we have all the fun? They shouldn’t! And they don’t have to. Many venues in Leeds welcome our four-legged friends. Below are some of th

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21 March 2024

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Lotherton Hall exterior, with children playing on front lawn. Sun is shining.

The best things to do in Leeds this Easter

With Easter and the springtime holidays right around the corner, it’s a great time to get outside, discover something new and have fun! Over the next few weeks Leeds will come to life with family fun activities for all ages (big kids incl

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6 March 2024

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Spots for Afternoon Tea in Leeds

There’s no better way to spend an afternoon in between hitting the shops and touring the city, especially when you’re in the heart of Yorkshire. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy some homemade scones and finger sandwiches

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21 February 2024

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Looking for Spring Half Term ideas? We’ve got you covered.

No matter what your family likes to get up to, Leeds has got you covered this Spring Half Term. Because when the schools are out, it’s time to get out there and find your type of fun. So whether you’re a tribe that likes to explore, a creative

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29 January 2024

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Everything you need to add to your bucket list in Leeds in 2024

How many can you tick off your Leeds bucket list in 2024? Leeds has a reputation as a UK hotspot for culture and creativity: a vibrant city with music, art, culture, history and endless places to explore. Whether you

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12 January 2024

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Happy New Year. credit Jill Wellington, Pexels

New Year’s Eve in Leeds

This New Year’s there is plenty for all to enjoy in Leeds. Here is a round up of some of the amazing events in the city this year to help you wave goodbye to 2023 and say hello to 2024!

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19 December 2023

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Kirkstall Abbey in the snow - Zagni Photography

Walks In A Winter Wonderland

There’s nothing quite like a bracing winter walk to blow away the cobwebs. Whether you’re wanting a stroll in the city or the countryside, you’ve got lots of choice in Leeds.

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23 November 2023

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Have a magical Christmas with a visit to see Santa

Dive into the magic of Christmas with a visit to see Santa 

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7 November 2023

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Historic Houses This Christmas

The season of joy at Historic Houses Leeds city centre is surrounded by beautiful historic houses, country estates and grand parks bursting with wildlife and natural beauty.

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3 November 2023

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