City breaks in the UK are a great way to spend a long weekend. With minimal travel time and the locals speaking a language you understand (most of the time anyway!) they can be an ideal alternative to an expensive European or International trip.
The UK’s Tourist Cities
From London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, each city in the UK has plenty to offer tourists, however, there is one city that often gets forgotten, a city with a variety of attractions that are appealing to even the most discerning of travellers. What city is it? The answer…Leeds!
Leeds – The City with so Much to Offer
A popular city break destination, the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire attracts visitors from around the UK and overseas. The only city outside of London with its very own repertory theatre as well as opera house and ballet companies, the city of Leeds is the perfect location for those seeking great entertainment. With more listed buildings in the city than any other location outside of London, Leeds has a number of attractions that simply cannot be missed including the Victoria Quarter, Leeds Corn Exchange and Harewood House.
A City with Sporting Heritage
Leeds is also home to a number of sporting events which are played in world-famous stadiums such as Headingley and Elland Road. If you’re a keen sports fan, why not get yourself involved and try one of the playing golf on a world-class golf course or get your thrills mountain biking in some of the country’s best spots?
Leeds Grand Theatre
The Gateway to Yorkshire
The gateway to Yorkshire, Leeds provides great access to number of other attractions in the North such as the Yorkshire Dales which is only 20 miles away, and provides some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. The largest county in the UK, Yorkshire offers visitors a variety of landscapes from moorland to beautiful coastlines.
Leeds Mountain Biking
With a variety of accommodation on offer to tourists, the city has some stunning accommodation including a variety of 4 star hotels. The beauty of accommodation in Leeds is that there is so much choice and best of all there is always something to suit any budget. You can expect high standards in 4-star hotels and low prices. Not something you hear every day!