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February Fun In Leeds

10 February 2020

Valentines celebrations and half term fun in Leeds

Family Fun Activities on Rainy Days

14 January 2020

Max shares his top 10 activities for keeping the kids entertained on a rainy day

Five festive shopping hotspots

17 December 2019

As one of the UK’s best shopping destinations with an unrivalled offer, Leeds is the perfect place to get all your Christmas purchases.

Five festive fine-dining restaurants

11 December 2019

Leeds has an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, cafes and street food venues offering cuisines from around the globe. We’re showcasing five fabulous food and drink venues to visit this festive season.

Ten shows to keep the children entertained this festive season

3 December 2019

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a family trip to a festive performance; and we have an amazing array of pantomimes, puppetry and plays which are sure to keep everyone entertained.

Five festive street food venues to enjoy this Christmas

2 December 2019

With so much happening in Leeds over the festive period you'll need plenty of places to refuel. Leeds is home to a number of awesome street food venues serving delicious dishes from around the world.

Five fantastic rooftop bars to enjoy this festive season

1 December 2019

What better way to spend the evening than relaxing with friends and your favourite drink taking in stunning views over the city?

Five fabulous Santas' to visit in Leeds this Christmas

25 November 2019

The highlight of most children’s Christmas is a visit to the big man himself, we’re showcasing five fabulous Santa experiences in Leeds for this festive season.

Five festive markets to find the perfect Christmas treat

20 November 2019

Discover that perfect Christmas gift at one of our local Christmas markets. Meet and speak to the artists and makers and choose the ideal present – and why not treat yourself whilst you’re there!

Five spectacular shows to keep you entertained this Christmas

5 November 2019

Experience world-class theatre, spectacular and dazzling performances in our unmissable programme of festive events in Leeds this Christmas.

What have you got planned for this Christmas?

24 September 2019

It may not be Christmas just yet, but it’s never too early to start planning that perfect short break, day out or catch up with friends

Leeds: Five Filming Facts

31 July 2019

Leeds has been at the forefront of film for over a century, and today more than ever the city is featuring on our screens …

Summer in the city ...

27 June 2019

This summer, Leeds has a fabulous line up of live music, dance and performance to keep you entertained.

Feeling the love in Leeds

12 February 2019

Valentine's week ideas for you and your loved ones, festivals, concerts and lots more...

Top 5 venues for craft beer lovers

4 December 2018

Lovers of ale and craft beer are in for a treat in Leeds...

The top five festive food and drink feasts in Leeds

26 November 2018

The food and drink scene in Leeds is thriving - there are sumptuous delights from all four corners of the globe for you to enjoy this Christmas in Leeds.

The top 5 street food treats at Trinity Kitchen

19 November 2018

Trinity Kitchen at Trinity Leeds changes its street food line-up every 6 to 8 weeks, meaning there’s always something new to try. These vendors will be available to visit until December 9th, alongside permanent outlets Chicago Rib Shack, Pho, Rola Wala, Tortilla, Absurd Bird and Pizzaluxe. Make sure you don’t miss out!

Top 5 festive fun-filled activities

15 November 2018

All ages will love these magical activities!

Top festive shopping hot spots

1 November 2018

With historic arcades, traditional markets and unrivalled shopping, we’ve got Christmas wrapped up. Check out these top 5 places to get that Christmas shopping list sorted!

The top 5 festive experiences in Leeds this Christmas:

31 October 2018

These spectacular shows and festive experiences are sure to fill you with Christmas cheer! #LeedsChristmas

Visit Leeds this Christmas

11 October 2018

Make it Leeds this Christmas; whether it’s for a festive day out or a short break, we’ve got plenty to keep you entertained.

Jonny's 4 Must-Do Outdoor Activities in Leeds

25 September 2018

In need of some fun and fresh air? Check out Jonny's four favourite outdoor activities

Laura’s Cultural Day Around Leeds

13 August 2018

Laura gives us her top tips for having the ultimate cultural day in Leeds!

Leeds Pride, six weeks of summer fun and lots more...

27 July 2018

Join the UK's friendliest pride, enjoy six whole weeks of new and exciting activities and have the ultimate city break this #LeedsSummer

5 of the best independent cinemas in and around Leeds

25 June 2018

If you’re a film buff then we hope this will be like your Bible. The Bonny to your Clyde. The Harry to your Sally...

Join the crowd in Leeds!

15 June 2018

Things are hotting up in Yorkshire's unofficial capital

Come to Leeds for a Summer of...

19 May 2018

Discover what you can enjoy in Leeds this Summer

Grace's Vegetarian Favourites in Leeds!

15 May 2018

Grace tells us her top picks for veggie eats in the city

Summer in the City 2018

27 April 2018

Find out what makes Leeds the perfect summer break destination!

8 Hidden Spots in Leeds

25 April 2018

Liam tells us his favourite hidden gems in Leeds

13 Unusual Places to go on a Date in Leeds

3 April 2018

Are you thinking of stepping up your dating game? Within our list below, we’ve got a great selection of date venues; from competitive and active dates to chilled cinema trips and afternoons where you really have to use your brain!

What's happening in Leeds in 2018!

12 January 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2018 is set to be a thrilling year for the city with a packed calendar of activities and events to keep you entertained year round.

Eat Your Way Around Leeds - Top Street Food for Every Mood

18 December 2017

There's a new foodie sensation taking Leeds by storm and it goes by the name of street food.

A Magical Christmas in Leeds

8 December 2017

Leeds is a truly enchanting place in Winter and a visit here is sure to get even the sternest of Scrooges into the festive spirit! Enjoy magical and historical markets, a mouth-wateringly great food & drink scene, plus plenty of merriment & joy for all the family.

Park and Ride - The easy way to go Christmas Shopping in Leeds

1 December 2017

The Influencing Travel Behaviour Team, Leeds City Council gives us their tips for taking the stress out of Christmas shopping!

Make it Leeds this Christmas

10 November 2017

Visit Leeds this Christmas for an unforgettable winter city break

Kris' Favourite Coffee Spots

28 October 2017

You may not know it, but Leeds and fine Coffee Shops is like Belgium and Chocolates or Denmark and pastries (or should that be bacon?).

An unmissable August in Leeds

3 August 2017

With the famous Leeds Pride parade and the 50th anniversary of Leeds West Indian Carnival - there's so much happening in Leeds this August.

Summer in Leeds sorted

7 July 2017

A visit to Leeds means your summer is sorted. With attractions, events, festivals and'll be a scorcher!

Summer in the city...

9 June 2017

With outdoor concerts, rooftop restaurants and festivals galore, summer in Leeds looks set to be a scorcher

Summer Half-Term Fun in Leeds

22 May 2017

Find out what's happening in Leeds this summer half-term. There's plenty of activities and things to do to keep everyone entertained!

Enjoy Leeds this Summer!

11 May 2017

Looking for a weekend away? Come to Leeds for a summer city break and discover something new!

Festivals, concerts, sports & more coming up in Leeds

7 April 2017

From food festivals to world sporting events and outdoor concerts, there's plenty happening in Leeds over the coming months.

Have a Fab, Fun Feb in Leeds...

10 February 2017

There's plenty happening in Leeds this February

A Guide to Golf in Yorkshire

14 December 2016

Corrie tells us his favourite spots in Yorkshire for a round of golf. Golf in Gods’ own county - Yorkshire’s got the lot

5 Things for Sports Fans to Do in Leeds

28 November 2016

Jay is lifting the lid on what Leeds can offer sports enthusiasts, helping you to plan your next trip to this Northern metropolis.

Jo's Halloween Top 5

14 October 2016

Jo tells us her top 5 spooktacular things to do for Halloween in Leeds

Our picks for Autumn...

12 September 2016

Find out some of the things we're looking forward to in Leeds this autumn!

5 Reasons to Road Trip In and Around Leeds

8 August 2016

The sun has got his hat on and it’s the perfect time for a road trip – and whether you’re planning an afternoon of exploring or taking an extended weekend break, the exciting city of Leeds has plenty to offer.

Leeds Through The Ages

4 August 2016

Established as a city in 1893, Leeds has some of the most unique history and culture in the UK and has grown into the thriving city we all know and love today.


1 July 2016

Holiday-goers looking for a double whammy of lush countryside access and vibrant city living will love Leeds. Every year, visitors from across Britain and abroad make their pilgrimage to this West Yorkshire gem in search of cultural salvation and unforgettable sights - and whether you’re travelling by plane, train or automobile, you’ll find somewhere great to stay.

Let Leeds Surprise You!

9 May 2016

Emilie Potard tells us about her first experience in our wonderful city.

Making a weekend out of the Leeds Universities Open Days

17 March 2016

Leeds University is known for a number of things, including its club football team with a rich history as well as its well-established university.

Travel Tips for Tour de Yorkshire 2016

8 February 2016

Andrew's top tips on travelling during the Tour de Yorkshire

Creatives on Tour - Leeds

29 January 2016

In the first part of its Creatives on Tour series, leading men’s fashion brand Farah embarked on its exploration of some of the most creative people and businesses in Leeds. As a champion of alternative culture, it is important to Farah that individuality is celebrated in a world where it’s sometimes difficult to stand out from the crowd.

There's a lot to see in Leeds!

29 January 2016

Check out Freya's recommendations of things to see and do in the city, some you may not have thought of too…

5 of the top sports and leisure activities in Leeds

16 December 2015

Justin tells us how he likes to keep active and have fun in Leeds with his top five sports and leisure activities

Five of the best things to do in Leeds with a toddler

2 December 2015

Jo tells us how she likes to keep her little ones entertained when they're visiting Leeds

Vegan Meals In Leeds

6 November 2015

Gemma tells us her favourite places to enjoy a vegan meal in Leeds

24 Hours in Leeds by

19 October 2015

The team at tell us how they would spend 24 hours in Leeds. From where to eat, to shopping recommendations and even places to visit if you fancy a boogie.

10 Fantastic Family Days Out In Leeds

9 October 2015

Richard recommends his top 10 days out in Leeds to keep the whole family entertained.

Gareth Hoyle - Leeds Inspires My Photography

14 August 2015

Gareth Hoyle is a photographer, who never leaves home without his camera, he takes a picture of Leeds everyday. This is his story of Leeds, part of Strata's campaign #FlauntLeeds

Kate Worthington - Leeds Inspires My Fashion

13 August 2015

Kate Worthington runs an independent boutique clothing store in the centre of Leeds. Here, she shares her story for Strata’s campaign #FlauntLeeds

Sophie describes her perfect date night in Leeds

10 June 2015

Sophie tells us what would make a date night in Leeds the best!

Things To See For Free In Leeds

10 June 2015

Find out Pauline's favourite free things to see and do in Leeds!

Lunch Anyone?

30 May 2015

Claire tells us her favourite spots in Leeds for lunch...

Looking Up In Leeds

23 May 2015

You don’t need to be up high for a spectacular sight, some of the best views in Leeds can be seen by looking up! Here’s 5 of our faves that you can see for free…