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  • Visiting Leeds in 3 days - What to see in Leeds in 3 days?

    Day 1 Afternoon  After arriving in the city centre, you’ll be entranced by its beautiful buildings and won’t be able to wait to explore it. First of all, wander down to the Corn Exchange to browse its independent shops and admire its magnificent architecture. As...

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  • Day trips from Leeds - Places to visit and excursions around Leeds

    York - Historic city If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the big city, why not take a trip to York, a historic town located only 20 minutes away by train. It is jam-packed with attractions and it is easy to get around by foot. How to get to York If you want to...

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  • Music Scene in Leeds

    First Direct Arena The First Direct Arena is a big entertainment arena in the city centre of Leeds which hosts music concerts, comedy shows and sporting events, to name a few. Many famous artists have played there, such as Dolly Parton, Elton John and Miley Cyrus. You...

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  • Festivals in Leeds - Festivities and celebrations Calendar

    Light night (10th and 11th November) Light Night in Leeds is the largest annual arts and light festival in the UK. There are lots of different eye capturing and colourful events, such as illuminated dancers and drummers, jugglers and different pieces of art-work...

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  • Shopping in Leeds

    Trinity Leeds Trinity Leeds is a huge shopping centre in Leeds City Centre which is home to over 120 shops, over 40 food and drink outlets and even a cocktail bar, The Alchemist! It also has its own dedicated street food kitchen, Trinity Market. Sounds great, but...

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  • Where to eat in Leeds - Leeds specialities and British cuisine

    Northern Food - Typical dishes in Leeds Yorkshire Pudding A Yorkshire Pudding as a typical accompaniment to the Sunday Roast. It is actually made out of pancake batter (flour, eggs and milk) but it is a puffy, savoury pudding with a dip in the middle. Yorkshire Tea We...

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  • Nightlife in Leeds - Nightclub guide and going out in Leeds

    Clubs in Leeds Fruity (Leeds Student Union)  Where:Leeds University Union When:Every Friday If you’re looking for a cheesy night to really let loose and scream Taylor Swift at the top of your lungs, Fruity is the place for you. It is a massively cheesy night which...

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  • Sports in Leeds

    The Climbing Labs Where:Kirkstall Industrial Parks, Leeds, LS42AZ Climbing labs offers lots of climbing walls at your disposition, at varying levels of difficulty. Despite being very welcoming to beginners and even offering an adult intro course, they are also one of...

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  • The Best Cultural Attractions in Leeds

    Leeds City Museum Where:Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH Leeds City Museum is a fun and interactive experience, with 6 different galeries to visit. You can explore the history of Leeds or learn about the Leeds Tiger. Admission is free so there is no reason not to...

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  • Activities in Leeds

    The Emmerdale Studio Experience Emmerdale is a British soap set in the fictional village of Emmerdale in the Yorkshire Dales. It is a soap filled with drama that every Brit would have watched at least once, seeing as the first episode was broadcast in 1972! The...

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  • Top 15 Leeds Attractions - The best things to do and see in Leeds

    Being such a vibrant student city, Leeds is jam-packed with things to see and do. We’ve ranked our top 15 things to see in Leeds, just click on their names to get redirected to the section to find out more about them! Trinity Leeds Hyde Park Picture House Roxy Ball...

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  • Top 4 Best Student Events in Leeds

    Warehouse Wednesdays As you’ll soon find out, in Leeds, Wednesday’s aren’t for wearing pink, they’re for sports. The majority of University sports teams have matches against over universities, then go and celebrate (or down their sorrows) at a club social, which...

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  • The University of Leeds - everything you need to know about studying at the University of Leeds

    Freshers Week at Leeds There is no doubt that you have heard of Freshers' Week, the big welcome week at UK universities before academic life gets into full swing. There are lots of events going on, ranging from freshers’ fairs, freebies, welcome events and nights...

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  • Neighbourhoods in Leeds - The most important areas in Leeds

    The city centre The city centre is the hub of Leeds, it is where you will find all the biggest businesses, the shops and the thriving nightlife. It is home to the Victorian Quarter and the Financial district: Financial district Don’t think that London is the only...

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  • Accommodation for students in Leeds - top tips and advice

    How much does the accommodation cost in Leeds? Rent is usually an average of £90 pounds a week in a shared house or flat (University of Leeds, 2020) and contracts range from 42 weeks to a year. If you are in student accommodation you will usually pay this termly (three...

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  • Save money in Leeds - Tips for living in Leeds on a student budget

    Student Discount Being a student city, you will find that you can benefit from student discounts in the majority of places in Leeds, whether it be for food, leisure or shopping. As well as using your student card to get access to offers, here are some more ways to get...

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  • Cost of living in Leeds

    As we all know, the cost of living in the UK is quite a lot higher compared to other countries, but this is balanced by an elevated standard of living and higher wages. However, it is well known that the North of England is generally cheaper than living in the South, or...

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  • Student life in Leeds

    Universities in Leeds Leeds has a huge student population of over 70,000 students, thanks to being home to five different universities: the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Trinity University, The University of Law in Leeds and Leeds Art University....

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  • First things to do when you arrive in Leeds

    Tips and advice for living in Leeds How to get to Leeds - Getting to Leeds by train, plane or coach Public Transport in Leeds - How to get around Leeds by train or bus First things to do when you arrive in Leeds Student life in Leeds Cost of living in Leeds Save money...

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  • Public Transport in Leeds - How to get around Leeds by train or bus

    Tips and advice for living in Leeds How to get to Leeds - Getting to Leeds by train, plane or coach Public Transport in Leeds - How to get around Leeds by train or bus First things to do when you arrive in Leeds Student life in Leeds Cost of living in Leeds Save money...

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