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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.

DoubleTree Hotel Terrace - credit David Lindsey

Outdoor Dining and Drinks

As bars and restaurants were given the green light to reopen from 4th July, we take a look at some of Leeds’ finest al-fresco hang outs. First up, we’ve got Greek Street which is home to a whole host of stylish bars and resta

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13 July 2020

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Bars Reopening in Leeds!

Leeds is home to some of the best bars in the UK and many of them are set to reopen their doors on the 4th July to serve you the best cocktails, craft beer and beverages that Leeds has to offer. While it may be different to what we are

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3 July 2020

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King Edward Street - credit Wide Oyster

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: • Walk or cycle in

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11 June 2020

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Lunch and Light Bites

Disclaimer – Please always remain safe, maintain social distancing, clean hands often and follow government advice. Please check venues for opening hours as many are operating reduced opening days and hours.

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11 June 2020

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Trinity Leeds - credit Carl Milner

Shopping while safely social distancing in Leeds

When it comes to retail, we’ve got bags and bags here in Leeds. From our large, modern shopping centres to the spectacularly beautiful arcades and historic markets, we beli

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10 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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Street Art Trail

Leeds is a city renowned for its art, from the extensive 20th century collections found at Leeds Art Gallery, through to the contemporary exhibitions that call The Tetley home.

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6 April 2020

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