Leeds is a thriving city, rich in culture and heritage, with lots to discover and something for everyone to enjoy.
By day, the prosperous business centre provides employment for residents of Leeds and the surrounding city region. Located at the very heart of the UK, the city’s extensive rail, road and air connections makes travelling to and from Leeds both quick and easy.
By night, Leeds comes alive with restaurants, bars, clubs and other entertainment. There is a broad range of cultural attractions, including renowned theatre, opera and ballet companies, with something to appeal to every taste.
But the fast-paced, buzzing city centre is complemented by stunning local countryside, including the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, which lie within easy reach. For residents and visitors alike, the city has much to offer, from the award-winning Royal Armouries, to the gardens of Tropical World, and Leeds’ finest stately home, Harewood House.
Sport remains central to city life, especially with the successes of the Leeds Rhinos in Rugby League and Leeds Carnegie in Rugby Union. The teams share their home at Headingley Carnegie Stadium with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Leeds United play at Elland Road.
Thousands of students from elsewhere in the UK and across the world choose Leeds every year, drawn by the city’s reputation as a place to live and to learn. In doing so, they are confirming what the people of Leeds already know – as a place to live and to work, as a place to visit and to learn, the city is up there with the very best.
You can find more information about what Leeds has to offer as a tourist destination by visiting www.visitleeds.co.uk