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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.

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: • Consider walking

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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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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 contemporar

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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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Lotherton Hall Penguins

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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Leeds Pride 2019 - CA for Visit Leed

LGBT+ Leeds

Leeds is a welcoming and inclusive city that can be enjoyed by all and Leeds’ LGBT+ nightlife has a great reputation. The Free

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15 January 2020

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Leeds City Museum Easter Holiday Crafts, child playing

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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