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Things to do near Leeds

Head outside of Leeds and you’ll find beautiful countryside packed with birds and wildlife, traditional seaside towns with stunning views and museums covering all kinds of history. Take a look at our guide to discover the best sights and attractions near the city.


Just one hour away from Leeds, head to the small city of York and you’ll find everything from medieval history to modern shopping favourites. Not to mention some great old fashioned pubs serving traditional Yorkshire fare.

York Minster

The largest gothic cathedral in Europe, York Minster is well worth a visit during your stay. Climb the tower, take a guided tour or simply sit back and enjoy the beautiful stained glass windows, you’ll find lots to see at York Minster.

Looking for a hotel in Leeds?

From Leeds’ city centre to its leafy suburbs and beautiful surrounding countryside, you'll find lots of great hotels in Leeds. If you need to be central, try the First Direct Arena Hotel and Trinity Leeds Hotel, or Leeds City West for Elland Road. For those jetting in, check out Leeds/Bradford Airport hotel.