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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.

Leeds lives up to its reputation as ‘Foodie Capital of the North’

There are many ‘food cities’ across the UK and around the world, famed for their attitude to dining, drinking, and creating. And Leeds is up there with the best of them. As the unofficial foodie of the North, our city is bursting with award-wi

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20 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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Thors, Leeds Christmas - Carl Milner for Visit Leeds

A Wonderful West Yorkshire Christmas

Enjoy West Yorkshire this Christmas, there’s so much to explore! We’ve worked with Visit Bradford, Visit Calderdale and Experience Wakefield to compile a list of not-to-be-missed Christmas highlights from across the r

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8 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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The best spots to embrace Autumn in Leeds

Autumn has blown into Leeds and its time to swap those beer gardens and rooftop terraces for cosy pubs, roast dinners and strolls through crunchy leaves. It’s a great time of year to explore the city and find cosy spots to warm up and refuel aft

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26 October 2023

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A guide to Halloween in Leeds

Join the ghosts and ghouls of Leeds and prepare your coats, hats, scarves and gloves for some chilling events across the city.  Have a

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9 October 2023

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