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Whether you’re into music and dance or food and festival Leeds has got you covered.

Our bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2023

Discover your Leeds

If culture is your thing, we won’t disappoint. Leeds has more than its fair share of creative hubs and studios, historical architecture, theatres, museums and galleries to keep you occupied. The city’s lively programme of festivals and events attract revellers from across Europe and beyond. Spend the long summer days enjoying the activities and celebrations on our streets, in our museums, parks and squares, or the winter snuggled up in one of the city’s famous art house cinemas or a cosy brewery.

Getting to Leeds

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is situated at the heart of the Leeds City Region, approximately eight miles from Leeds city centre and seven miles from Bradford and is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK.

Frequent direct trains carry visitors from London to Leeds in just over two hours, with all other UK cities also easily reached by train.

National Express coaches run into the city from a host of other UK destinations too. Travelling by car to Leeds couldn’t be simpler, located at the crossroads of the M62 and M1 with the A1/M1 link, it’s easy to reach from any direction.

Visit Leeds

Allow us to inspire you with a year round itinerary of culture, art, music, food, dance and more. Whether it’s a flying visit for 24 hours or you have a whole week to see what’s on offer we can help you plan your trip.

Visit Leeds