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Thornton's Arcade

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Neighborhood: Leeds City Centre
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Address: Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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Worth a Visit

Bit like Victoria Arcade - it is well a visit to see what is on offer - if you time it right you can get some good bargins.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bit like Victoria Arcade - it is well a visit to see what is on offer - if you time it right you can get some good bargins.

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Thank bill c
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the good part is the central location. It is just like any other arcade with cool design but nothing over the board. One trip is sufficient

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Thank SimonTharris
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leeds is known, certainly in recent years, to be a good place to shop and the succession of graceful arcades indicates that the city fathers certainly understood the need for protected arcades to attract the more well heeled. These remain in part and give you a delightful look back to more elegant times compared to some of the more modern... More 

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Thank Stuart H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely old fashioned destination with some top quality shops. Really nice place to walk round and browse.

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Thank andrew c
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love walking through the arcade. It's steeped in history and great for trying to catch a bargain! Good luck

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Before Trinity opened, the footfall seemed to be much higher however still some decent shops here although a few empty ones which dont help in an arcade.

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Thank 2011foodmeister
Paignton, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Really enjoyed our Christmas shopping visit. The arcade is fabulous and a super reminder of days gone by. Some good independent shops too.

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Thank Chris P
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Try and catch the clock working. Some of the shops are now a bit of a disappointment but the walk through allows you see the structure and one can still imagine bygone times here.

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Thank Brian440
England
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154 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

When shopping in Leeds this arcade is delightfully full of shops of interesting goods and very pretty

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Thank cthecliffs
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

There are some nice, independent shops in this lovely Victorian arcade, some poncey ones too, but this is Leeds after all!

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