Leeds and Beyond
Leeds is a flourishing, passionate city that you are sure to fall in love with. Rich in culture and heritage, Leeds is a vibrant city with lots to discover and something for everyone to enjoy.
Leeds is the only English city outside London with its own repertory theatre, opera house and ballet companies. Leeds Art Gallery has one of the UK’s best collections of contemporary British art and the city is home to the Royal Armouries, the national collection of arms and armour. There are more listed buildings in Leeds than in any English city outside London, with highlights including the Victoria Quarter, Leeds Corn Exchange and Harewood House, home of the Queen’s cousin.
The Rough Guide to Britain named shopping in Leeds as one of the top thirty things to do in the UK, and with five miles of shopping streets and one of the country’s largest pedestrianised zones it’s easy to see why. Leeds also has an excellent nightlife scene, with numerous restaurants and independent bars, and is one of the UK’s best cities for dining out according to the Which? Good Food Guide.
If you’re looking for more information on what to do in and around Leeds then visit the Leeds, Live it, Love it website or Welcome to Yorkshire's website.