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first direct Arena

Arena Way, Leeds, LS2 8BY

tel: 0844 248 1585

The 13,500 capacity first direct arena located on Claypit Lane will be the UK’s first purpose built ‘fan-shape’ arena, with an iconic external design that can change appearance through a kaleidoscope of colour changing lights.

Abbey House Museum

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Abbey Walk, Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH

tel: 0113 378 4079

A fun, family-friendly and interactive museum, Abbey House Museum is a great day out for all the family. Come along to one of their many family sessions as advertised on the website or pop in with friends for a trip down memory lane.

The Emmerdale Studio Experience

27 Burley Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 1JT

tel: 01904 261262

Step into the drama at the Emmerdale Studio Experience and discover how the characters you love, and the stories you remember are brought to life.

Golden Acre Park

Otley Road, Bramhope, LS16 8BQ

tel: 0113 395 7400 

A beautiful park set in 179 acres of mature woodland with gardens surrounding an attractive lake. Home to many varieties of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants as well as a host of native animals and wildfowl.

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Harewood House, Harewood, LS17 9LG

tel: 0113 218 1010

The family seat of the Earl and Countess of Harewood House is renowned for its stunning architecture and exquisite interiors, containing a rich collection of Chippendale furniture, fine porcelain and outstanding art collections.

Kirkgate Market

Leeds Kirkgate Market, 34 George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7HY

tel: 0113 378 1950

One of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Kirkgate is a shopper’s paradise from fresh food, drink and fashion to jewellery, flowers, hardware and haberdashery.

Kirkstall Abbey

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Abbey Road, Kirkstall, LS5 3EH

tel: 0113 378 4079

Explore one of the most complete examples of a medieval Cistercian abbey in Britain. Set in wonderful parkland along the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall Abbey boast historic architecture amid a haven of wildlife and greenery.

Leeds City Museum

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Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH

tel: 0113 3785001

Leeds City Museum offers an exciting, fun and interactive day out for all the family. There are six galleries for you to visit.

Armley Mills

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Canal Road, Leeds, LS12 2QF

tel: 0113 378 3173

Leeds Industrial Museum contains exhibits from 18th century to the present day and tells the history of manufacturing in Leeds, including textiles, clothing, printing and engineering.

Leeds Playhouse

Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UP

tel: 0113 213 7800

Founded in 1970, relocated in 1990, and relaunched in 2018, the Leeds Playhouse is a theatre at the heart of the city and region we call home.

Lotherton Hall

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Lotherton Hall , Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds, LS25 3EB

tel: 0113 378 2959

Lotherton is an Edwardian country house surrounded by beautiful formal, wildflower and wooded grounds, as well as a red deer park and a bird garden. Lotherton Hall is a stunning treasure trove of arts, crafts and music.

Group Travel Award Winner 2013

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M&S Company Archive, Michael Marks Building, Western Campus, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT

tel: 0208 718 2800

Discover our story and unlock the fascinating journey that has made M&S one of Britain’s best loved retailers.

Roundhay Park

The Mansion, Mansion Lane, LS8 1ER

tel: 0113 395 7400

Roundhay Park in Leeds, is one of the biggest city parks in Europe. It has over 700 acres of parkland, lakes, woodland and gardens which are owned by Leeds City Council. The park is one of the most popular in Europe.

Sunny Bank Mills

Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, Sunny Bank Mills, Town Street, Farsley, Pudsey, LS28 5UJ

tel: 0113 2563239

Sunny Bank Mills was founded in 1829 by a group of local weavers. The Mills developed into one of the world’s most important fine worsted mills. The dramatic history is preserved for future generations in the Archive.

Temple Newsam Home Farm

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Temple Newsam House and Farm, Temple Newsam, Leeds, LS15 0AE

tel: 0113 336 7560 

Discover a great day out at Home Farm Temple Newsam. It is a great place to meet hundreds of child friendly farm animals such as pigs, sheep, goats, cattle and ducks. Get hands on with the piglets and chickens running free in the yard!

Temple Newsam

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Temple Newsam, Leeds, LS15 0AE

tel: 0113 336 7461

Come and explore one of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown landscape surrounded by beautiful parkland which includes a working rare breed’s farm.

Thackray Medical Museum credit Catherine Candlin

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Near St James's Hospital, 141 Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN

tel: 0113 244 4343

The multi-award winning Thackray Museum is a fantastic day out, transporting you into a living experience of health and medicine, past, present and future.

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH

tel: 0113 246 7467

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, with a lively events programme.