72 hours

If you're only in Leeds for 72 hours...

If you're only in Leeds for 72 hours...

You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.

Aagrah

Aagrah

The Aagrah experience is designed to overwhelm you with a complete sensory journey, encompassing the rich cultural ambiance and truly remarkable culinary sensation of authentic Kashmiri cuisine time and time again.

Art’s

Arts

Art’s has built a reputation on offering exceptionally high quality and interesting cuisine in a relaxed and friendly environment, at affordable prices where you can always be assured of attentive and welcoming service.

Bar Fibre

Bar Fibre

Leeds’ most prolific bar offers superb midweek and weekend settings. Bar Fibre is not to be missed with it’s intriguing atmosphere that never fails to disappoint no matter what direction your moods takes you.

Harewood House

Harewood House

Seven miles out of Leeds stands Harewood House. Built by Robert Adam in the 18th century, and furnished by Thomas Chippendale, the estate has art collections to rival the finest in the land and is set in a beautiful landscape.

Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols

Recognised as the UK’s premier luxury fashion retailer, Harvey Nichols is internationally renowned for its expertly edited fashion and beauty merchandise, premium food and wine offer and award-winning restaurants.

Henry Moore Institute

Henry Moore Institute

An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications.

Hyde Park Picture House

Hyde Park Picture House

The Hyde Park Picture House cinema is open every day and screens a wide variety of films for everybody, with a focus on specialised cinema, including independent, art house, classic and foreign language.

Just Float

Just Float

Just Float has several flotation pods, allowing customers to benefit from a scientific approach to deep relaxation called Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique (or REST). Float over to North Street for a session.

Kirkgate Market

Kirkgate Market

Kirkgate Market is one of the largest indoor markets in Europe – the most unique shopping experience in the city. With an eclectic range of shops, cafés and food stalls, the market offers something for everyone.

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery

Stroll around the Gallery’s collections of paintings and sculptures and be amazed by outstanding art by exciting artists. Enjoy tea and refreshments in the Tiled Hall Café or ‘Brew’ bar and buy inspirational books and gifts.

Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum

Explore four floors of interactive and exciting galleries. Come face-to-face with the Leeds tiger, step into Ancient Worlds to meet Nesyamun, the Leeds mummy and dig for fossils in the Life on Earth gallery.​​​​

Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre

With a wide programme from musicals to stand-up, opera to drama and ballet to family shows, there’s something for all interests. Tours of the theatre are available to find out more about the history of the fascinating building.

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall is an iconic building that opened in 1858. The venue hosts a vibrant programme of orchestral concerts, gigs, comedy shows, educational events, tours, film screenings and even a beer festival!

Mojo

Mojo

There’s no pretence and no pretension, wear what you want, bring who you want and drink what you want. The tables are for dancing on and the bar never runs dry. Music for the people, food for the soul, good times forever.

North Bar

North Bar

One of the original pioneers of the Leeds bar boom, North has an unparalleled beer selection served brilliantly by friendly and informative staff. Winner of the Observer Food Monthly’s ‘Best Place to Drink in Britain award.

Pickles & Potter

Pickles & Potter

Aiming to offer a wide range of homemade goodies from cakes to salads to amazing sandwiches in a homely, friendly atmosphere with good banter and much laughter, Pickles & Potter is the place to stock up on healthy grub.

Royal Armouries

Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries Museum is home to the national collection of arms and armour, and displays over 8500 objects throughout its five themed galleries: War, Tournament, Oriental, Self Defence and Hunting.

Thai Edge

Thai Edge

Thai Edge is an award winning restaurant offering inspirational dishes from the Pacific Rim. Enjoy a unique dining experience, combining the sophistication and simplicity of exquisite Thai Cuisine.

The Adelphi

The Adelphi

As Tetley Brewery’s original flagship pub, The Adelphi has impeccable cask ale credentials, with a great selection of three local and two guest ales that rotate weekly – and four individually decked out rooms in which to savour them.

The Light

The Light

The Light leisure and shopping centre is a lively and elegant mall, situated off the Headrow in the city centre. The shopping centre offers a great place to socialise as well as shop in the city centre.

Thornton’s Arcade

Situated on Briggate, one of the oldest streets in Leeds, Thornton’s Arcade has become synonymous with style and sophistication, and is a must-see for any self proclaimed shop-a-holic or lover of historic architecture.

Tiled Hall Café

Tiled Hall Café

Stroll around the Leeds City Art Gallery’s collections of paintings and sculptures then enjoy tea and refreshments in the Tiled Hall Café, coffee and cakes in the Barista style ‘Brewer’. The tiled hall is 80ft long by 40ft wide.

Trinity Leeds

Trinity Leeds

Housed under a giant iconic glass roof, Trinity Leeds is located in the heart of the city between Briggate and Albion Street. Covering three floors and open seven days a week, Trinity is home to over 120 shops, bars and restaurants.

Tropical World

Tropical World

At Tropical World, in Roundhay Park, you can take a trek through the rainforest and stop off briefly in the outback of Australia before a quick excursion through the desert all in the same morning!

Yorkshire Hire Cruisers

Yorkshire Hire Cruisers

Experience a unique and memorable trip suitable for all sorts of occasions with Yorkshire Hire Cruisers. Afternoon Tea Cruises are also available with YHC for a more elegant experience along the gentle river.