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Ranked #31 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: This popular stately home was built in the mid-18th century by John Carr, decorated by Robert Adam and furnished by Thomas... more » Owner description: This popular stately home was built in the mid-18th century by John Carr, decorated by Robert Adam and furnished by Thomas Chippendale. Harewood has exhibitions of contemporary art, award winning gardens, a wide range of open-air events: from concerts to kite festivals, car rallies to craft fairs. If you love art or gardens or walks in the countryside; if you’re looking for a family outing, a cultural experience or a romantic afternoon, come to Harewood. « less
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Ranked #32 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #33 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #34 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Owner description: St Aidan's is a perfect place to get close to nature and relax, unwind or exercise in a stress-free environment. Just outside... more » Owner description: St Aidan's is a perfect place to get close to nature and relax, unwind or exercise in a stress-free environment. Just outside Leeds on the banks of the River Aire, it's a big new space to walk, run, cycle, or ride your horse and enjoy the wildlife that surrounds you. It has a wide range of wild plants and animals, and is home to thousands of birds, brown hares, roe deer, wild flowers and insects - all living in a stunning landscape of vast reedbeds, grassland, woodland, lakes, ponds and islands. With a variety of circular paths of varying lengths and large areas of open grassland, St Aidan's is a great place for families to enjoy the outdoors, share a picnic and play together. Over 7.5 Miles (12 km) of footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes connect the surrounding communities, with links to national footpath and cycle networks. St Aidan's is a fantastic place for locals wishing to explore the wider countryside or as a destination for people who love nature. « less
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Ranked #35 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Lotherton was the home of the Gascoigne family, who created a charming home in the days before the first World War. Given to... more » Owner description: Lotherton was the home of the Gascoigne family, who created a charming home in the days before the first World War. Given to Leeds City Council in 1968, the house boasts fine furniture and painting with collections of ceramics and superb displays of costume.See 200 magnificent species in the bird garden or stroll around the gardens or woods. There is a cafe on site as well as a playground for children or those young at heart. « less
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Ranked #36 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery in the heart of the city, situated on The Headrow in Leeds’ Cultural Quarter. Offering... more » Owner description: Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery in the heart of the city, situated on The Headrow in Leeds’ Cultural Quarter. Offering displays of stunning collections as well as a dynamic programme of changing exhibitions, the Gallery is an innovative and exciting place to visit for people of all ages and tastes.Wander between galleries and see the work of well-known artists from the Yorkshire region, such as Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Atkinson Grimshaw, Jacob Kramer and Edward Wadsworth, paintings by internationally known artists including Stanley Spencer and Walter Sickert as well as work by contemporary artists such as Bridget Riley, Grayson Perry and Antony Gormley. Leeds Art Gallery also has an ArtSpace for younger children and hosts a range of events and workshops for families and children (for further information please visit our website or follow us on twitter at leedsartgallery). « less
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Ranked #37 of 103 attractions in Leeds
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Ranked #38 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #39 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #40 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #41 of 103 attractions in Leeds
The first direct arena is a 13,000 capacity super-theatre that opened in the summer of 2013.
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Ranked #43 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #44 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Welcome to the Leeds Minster - a place of worship and service for the fast-moving modern city of Leeds. Leeds Minster is... more » Owner description: Welcome to the Leeds Minster - a place of worship and service for the fast-moving modern city of Leeds. Leeds Minster is one of England's best-loved Parish Churches and at our heart is a sacred choral tradition. Our origins date back to the greatest of the Victorian Vicars of Leeds, Dr Hook. It was during his 22-year incumbency that today's Minster Church of St Peter at Leeds was built - an astonishing building consecrated with great ceremony on 2 September 1841 in the presence of a vast congregation including the celebrated Florence Nightingale. In 2012 we were granted Minster status. Today you can visit the Minster for worship - whether for a few minutes of calm contemplation at a mid-week Choral Evensong or for the richness of a Sunday Choral Eucharist. We invite all to walk around and soak up the atmosphere of a building rich in history and heritage, light a votive candle, listen to the famous organ and round it all off with an enjoyable light lunch in our Refectory. If you do have not the time for an extended personal visit, but happen to pass the Minster on foot, by train, by bus, or in your car, do listen out for the Bells and do pray for us as we pray for you. « less
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Ranked #45 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Trails
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Ranked #46 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #47 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #48 of 103 attractions in Leeds
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Ranked #49 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Educational Sites; Theaters
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Ranked #50 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Owner description: The M&S Company Archive is located in the Michael Marks Building on the University of Leeds western campus. Our Marks in Time... more » Owner description: The M&S Company Archive is located in the Michael Marks Building on the University of Leeds western campus. Our Marks in Time exhibition celebrates the role Marks and Spencer has played in people's lives for over 130 years. Featuring unique artefacts, historic garments and films and photographs from the Archive, the exhibition tracks the journey from market stall to Penny Bazaar to international retailer. We run a public events programme, school workshops and outreach sessions and tours and talks for both community and general interest groups. « less
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Ranked #51 of 103 attractions in Leeds
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Ranked #52 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: The church of St John the Evangelist is a rare church as few were built during the Carolian period (the reign of Charles I -... more » Owner description: The church of St John the Evangelist is a rare church as few were built during the Carolian period (the reign of Charles I - Carolus being the Latin form of Charles). St John the Evangelist was founded by John Harrison, a wealthy wool merchant in 1634AD. Harrison was well known for his acts of philanthropy and his contribution to the civic development of Leeds. Amongst his acts of benevolence Harrison built twenty almshouses between 1628AD-1634AD, and he gave land and a new building for the Town Grammar School. John Harrison and other leading merchants petitioned Charles I for a new Borough Charter and this was granted in 1626 allowing Leeds its first town council. Leeds was increasing in size and population by the beginning of the seventeenth century, and it seems it was in reaction to the growing demand for another place of worship that the building of St John the Evangelist was embarked upon. « less
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Ranked #53 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Comedy Clubs
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Ranked #54 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: A hidden gem at the heart of the University of Leeds campus, the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers both innovative... more » Owner description: A hidden gem at the heart of the University of Leeds campus, the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers both innovative temporary exhibitions and displays treasures from the University Art Collection. Entrance is free for visitors to experience the University's exceptional art collection. The collection includes stunning examples of European and British painting, drawings and prints, dating from the 17th century up to the present day, as well as small collections of sculpture, ceramics, miniatures and photographs. The Education Room houses the University's collection of drawings and works on paper, and provides space for educational activities - from University teaching to school and community group activities.The Gallery offers a lively programme of public events - including artist talks, roundtable discussions, and art workshops. Join our mailing list to get invitations to our events and exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #55 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Parks
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Ranked #56 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Ballets
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Ranked #57 of 103 attractions in Leeds
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Ranked #58 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #59 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #60 of 103 attractions in Leeds
Category: Golf Courses
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