It's 1 mile from Crowne Plaza Leeds hotel to the Royal Armouries Museum, which comes alive with falconry shows and jousting tournaments in the Tiltyard. Inside are displays of 8,500 weapons and military artifacts from across history and around the globe.
Whilst in Leeds visit the new Trinity Shopping and Entertainment complex featuring 120 stores such as Victoria Secrets, Apple, River Island, and Top shop, Primark, New Look and many more. With bars and restaurants with choices of food from all around the world., and then to complete your experience visit the Everyman Cinema, truly something for all in Leeds.
Walk just 500 metres to Leeds rail station and take a 25-minute ride to York for medieval streets and glorious stained glass at York Minster. Or ask our Concierge about energizing hikes through the dramatic Yorkshire Dales, 1 hour's drive away.
Duck under the railway arches for an evening by the River Aire at the vibrant Granary Wharf development. It's a 10-minute walk from your central Leeds hotel to this sociable waterfront hangout, where a choice of urbane bars and open-air bistros awaits.
Exploring Leeds' famous shops. The fabulous Harvey Nichols department store and boutiques of the restored Victoria Quarter are half a mile away. The inspiring vaulted roof of the Corn Exchange soars over vintage fashion, coffee and hand-made pastries.
Experience the Yorkshire Dales which inspired the wonderful novels from the Bronte sisters with spectacular scenery, But besides the obvious attractions, a hidden world lies beneath the surface of the Yorkshire Dales, with the limestone hills being honeycombed by countless caves and potholes. A subterranean wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, cathedral-sized chambers, underground rivers and waterfalls waits here to be explored by the intrepid .
Harewood House Trust, Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LG
Harewood House is home to the Earl of Harewood, cousin to the Queen. The estate was bought with money made from the West Indian sugar trade in 1738 and the house was completed in 1771. The splendid State rooms contain an extensive collection of portraits, porcelain and Below stairs you can see where the servants worked and lived in the kitchen, scullery and servant's hall. There is a permanent display in the housekeeper's room devoted to HRH Princess Mary.
Temple Newsam Road, off Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 0AE
Temple Newsam is one of the great historic estates in England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th century, it is a magnificent Tudor–Jacobean mansion. Famous as the birthplace of Lord Darnley and home to the Ingram family for over 300 years, the mansion houses rich collections of works of art. The garden is renowned for its Rhododendron and Azalea walk ,Europe's largest working Rare Breeds Farm, with over 400 animals
Colarado way, Castleford near Wakefiel, Castleford, West yorkshire WF10 4TA
If you're looking for action and excitement then you've come to the right place. Get yourself ready to play, eat and shop at Xscape Castleford - The Ultimate Entertainment Destination. Experience the thrill of our indoor real snow slope, rock climbing, adventure golf, bowling, laser games, our state of the art Cineworld cinema, fitness centre, restaurants, bars & cafe's and a selection of the best urban, clothing and adventure retailers and much more besides And only 40 minutes drive away
St Peters Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Since opening in March 1990, West Yorkshire Playhouse has established a reputation both nationally and internationally as one of Britain's most exciting producing theatres, winning awards for everything from its productions to its customer service. Reception is open from 8.30am until 7.30pm, or 8.30pm until 4.30pm on days when there is no performance
Clarence Dock, Leeds, Werst yorkshire
The Royal Armouries is home to the United Kingdom’s national collection of arms and armour, including artillery. As a museum we have a duty of care for these objects, to keep them, study them and increase our knowledge of them, so that this can be passed to future generations along with the objects themselves.Explore the Royal Armouries exhibitions. These exhibitions compliment our collections as well as challenge many pre-conceived ideas, overall their aim is to educate and entertain.
National Media Museum, Bradforrd, West yorkshire
The National Media Museum examines the history of the media. Starting 300 years ago with the camera obscura the museum also has exhibits looking at the state of the art electronic imaging .The Museum houses some of the most significant and important visual material to be found anywhere in the world. The photography collection contains key images by some of the most influential photographers as well as a wide range of photographic equipment.
Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AT
A fantastic new shopping centre in the very centre heart of Leeds boasting 120 stores with such names as Hollister, Victoria Secret Yo-Suchi , also High street names such as River Island, Next ,Primark and many more . Sitting in the heart of Trinity Leeds is The Everyman Cinema which is the first one to open in the North making this a very exiting addition to Leeds City Centre and reinforcing its position as one of the best Cities for entertainment and shopping .
4 Cross Arcade, Victoria Quarter, Leeds, LS1 6AZ
Here you will find all the shops you need including: Harvey Nicholls House of Fraser Debenhams Crabtree and Eveylyn The White Company Reiss Karen Millen
Clay Pitt Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8AR
The First Direct Leeds Arena is a state of the art Arena built with the highest specification and boasting the best acoustics in Europe .Holding thirteen thousand people with special seating to ensure all seats have full view of the stage and no pillar restrictions. Also fully DDA compliant with all seats fully proficient for accessible use and comfort making this one of the best Arenas not only for the spectators but the artists who perform there, just one more reason to visit Leeds