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first direct Arena

Arena Way, Leeds, LS2 8BY, Tel: 0844 248 1585, www.firstdirectarena.com

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Abbey House Museum
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Abbey Walk, Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH, Tel: 0113 378 4079, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/abbeyhouse

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.

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  • Rail station: Headingley & Kirkstall Forge (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Emmerdale Studio Experience

27 Burley Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 1JT, Tel: 01904 261262, Email, www.emmerdalestudioexperience.co.uk

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, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/Pages/Golden-Acre-Park.aspx

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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  • Rail station: Horsforth (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Credit:Harewood House Trust
VistEngland VAQASHistoric Houses Association MemberThe Treasure Houses of England

Harewood House, Harewood, LS17 9LG, Tel: 0113 218 1010, Email, www.harewood.org

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kirkgate Market

34 George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7HY, Tel: 0113 378 1950, Email, www.leedsmarkets.co.uk

Leeds Kirkgate Market was founded in 1857 and the birthplace of Marks and Spencer Plc which is still present in the market today.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kirkstall Abbey
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Abbey Road, Kirkstall, LS5 3EH, Tel: 0113 378 4079, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/Kirkstall-Abbey.aspx

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.

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  • Rail station: Headingley & Kirkstall Forge (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leeds City Museum
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Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH, Tel: 0113 3785001, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/citymuseum

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

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  • Rail station: Leeds (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House

46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NZ, Tel: 0844 848 2700, Email, www.leedsgrandtheatre.com

Leeds Grand Theatre is home to Opera North and is the performing home of Northern Ballet Theatre. It regularly stages internationally renowned productions including West End and Broadway musicals, dance and drama.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Armley Mills
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Canal Road, Leeds, LS12 2QF, Tel: 0113 378 3173, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/armleymills

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Lotherton Hall
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Lotherton Hall , Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds, LS25 3EB, Tel: 0113 378 2959, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/lothertonhall

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
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Michael Marks Building, Western Campus, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, Tel: 0208 718 2800, Email, www.marksintime.marksandspencer.com

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

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  • Rail station: Leeds (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Roundhay Park

The Mansion, Mansion Lane, LS8 1ER, Tel: 0113 395 7400, www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/Pages/Roundhay-Park.aspx

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Royal Armouries Museum
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Bronze AwardDeliciouslyorkshire MemberWhite Rose Award FinalistSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT, Tel: 0113 220 1999, Email, www.royalarmouries.org

Over 8,000 objects displayed in five galleries - War, Tournament, Oriental, Self Defence and Hunting. Among the treasures are Henry VIII's tournament armour and a world record breaking suit of elephant armour!

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  • Rail station: Leeds City Station (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Temple Newsam Home Farm
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Temple Newsam, Leeds, LS15 0AE, Tel: 0113 336 7560, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/Homefarm

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, Email, www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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, Email, www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH, Tel: 0113 246 7467, Email, www.henry-moore.org/hmi

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.

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  • Rail station: Leeds (0 mile)
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access