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Thornton's Arcade

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Address: Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England

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Window Shopping

Splendid grand Victoria arcade which is amazing to stroll through and look at the beautiful things in the posh shop windows

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jan W
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Splendid grand Victoria arcade which is amazing to stroll through and look at the beautiful things in the posh shop windows

Thank Jan W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another of the many wonderful Victorian arcades of Leeds a City so diverse for shopping and night life and all contained within a half mile radius. This arcade offers an excellent shopping experience but don't forget to look upwards to marvel at the architecture of this fine extravagant place.

Thank kiboko4pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

A heritage place with luxury touch,top brand shops located in amazing crafted building . Nice caffe' s available to enjoy a snack or a drink. Love the ceiling amazing work of art . Always new & creative things to view. Known for its unique Christmas decorations. Enjoy. Good Luck

Thank N A
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

lovely place to shop even if your only window shopping. this area of the city centre has a degree of elegance that makes it a please to visit.

Thank j0anw8
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

One of Leeds wonderful shopping arcades. Walk through just to marvel at the building even if you don't want to shop. Great part of the history of Leeds retail

Thank AislingRamshaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

This is a beautiful arcade full of lovely upmarket shops. The architecture is stunning and well worth a stroll down

Thank Leonieandneil
Dakar, Senegal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Lovely spot to keep out of the summer rain, nice place to photograph and wander the shops, a really lovely shopping expereince awaits you in Leeds!! I'll come back!

Thank wendyinafrica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Thornton's located right on the Brigate is a destination unto itself. Incredibly attractive structures housed under an overarching colorful glass enclosure and dominated by a large character clock peeling on the hour. Who said old needs to go in favor of modern, sterile malls???? Get with it Westfield's!!! Wish we had a Thornton's back home.

Thank jaybeeFL
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Lovely, well established independent shops which in it self is quite rare these days! Hepworth deli is a lovely eatery. Beautiful glass roof, stunning architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Loved the well maintained stained glass and floors. Lots of character and great selection of shops to look for something special.

Thank travellingfoodie53

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