As Yorkshire’s unofficial capital, Leeds is a must if you are visiting the largest county in England. Don’t worry about finding things to do in Leeds; this thriving city has a lot to offer whether visiting for a days shopping or a great night out.
Top Shopping Destination
Leeds has a vast selection of diverse retailers from independent shops, high street brands and thriving markets to keep even the best shoppers going till they drop! The biggest and newest being Trinity Leeds with over 120 shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Its so cool that Trinity Leeds has been officially named a CoolBrand and added to the The CoolBrands® list.
If you prefer something a little more cultural, the Leeds Corn Exchange has a range of quirky shops where you can take your time to browse leisurely. As home to the first Harvey Nichols store outside of London, the Victoria Quarter shopping centre has high end designer boutiques to satisfy the most ardent of shoppers. Don’t forget to book your cab via the minicabit website for a helping hand with all that shopping.
Days Out With the Kids
There’s plenty in Leeds to keep the kids entertained, from wildlife adventures to museums, but not just any old museums. The Royal Armouries Museum houses weapons and warriors armour from knights to modern day soldiers with treasures from around the world.
Tropical World is Leeds’ favourite family attraction, where the kids will love exploring exotic places where they can see crocodiles, lemurs, bats, snakes and meerkats! Located at Roundhay Park, it’s just 3 miles North of Leeds city centre.
Don’t forget Trinity Leeds as a great day out for teenagers, they’ll love all the shiny stores and trendy cafes, even if its just window shopping.
Nights Outs In Leeds
Being a University City, Leeds nightlife has something for everyone whatever your age. With lively clubs, bars and trendy restaurants in abundance. Call Lane and the surrounding streets are packed with quirky bars and definitely worth a visit.
Why not catch a show at the Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House which has all types of performances from dance to drama and comedy to music. The stunning Victorian building is home to the Opera North and the Northern Ballet Theatre who have their residences there. A good tip is to avoid the after show rush and book a cab. Downloading the minicabit App ensures you have access to a cab on your mobile whenever you are ready.
With so much to do in Leeds, you may need to come back sooner than you think!
Leeds Station to Leeds Grand Theatre from £4.50