Large ex-industrial northern city, now vibrant and exciting
Leeds Tours with Great British Trips
Leeds was built on the textile and tailoring trades, but its smoke blackened mills have made way for more modern developments. The Corn Exchange is one of the most impressive buildings in Leeds, filled with an array of unusual small shops. In the Victoria Quarter former Victorian shopping arcades have been restored in recent years, and house a number of designer shops. Leeds Kirkgate Market is Europe's largest indoor market with over 600 stalls. Open 6 days a week, traders offer freshness, variety, value for money and friendly service in a great atmosphere Leeds has a vibrant nightlife with plenty of good pubs and clubs, plus theatres and both mainstream and Art-house cinemas.
Want to visit Leeds?
Region: North East England
Time to spend here: 1/2 - 1 day
More Information: www.visitleeds.co.uk
What's nearby? Yorkshire Dales, York, Harrogate, Sheffield
What transport do you recommend? Leeds has a good public transport network. Roads can be busy but a major rail station serves the city.
Did you know? The worlds largest fish and chip shop is Harry Ramsdens near Leeds!