Blog

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.

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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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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Febuary Fun In Leeds

HAPPY HALF TERM Leeds Museums and Galleries are here to fill your half term with fun! Love is in the air at Lotherton as they celebrate the wonderful birds at their Wildlife World, visit the mischievous meerkats at Tropical World, a

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1 February 2020

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Family Fun Activities on Rainy Days

Max from Hoop shares his top 10 activities for keeping the kids entertained on a rainy day . The weather in the UK is known for its unpredictability. One day it’s blistering sunshine and the next it’s raining cats and dogs. When y

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14 January 2020

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Five Festive Fine-Dining Restaurants

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.  

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20 December 2019

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Five Festive Shopping Hotspots

As one of the UK’s best shopping destinations with an unrivalled offer, Leeds is the perfect place to get all your Christmas purchases – from luxury brands to high street names, quirky independents to handmade markets we’ve got your Christma

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17 December 2019

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Ten shows to keep the children entertained this festive season

Leeds has a spectacular programme of dazzling performance on offer for all ages this Christmas. We’ve put together a list of shows aimed at children that the whole family will enjoy; with everything from musical theatre and traditional pantomime

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3 December 2019

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