Indoor Market in Leeds

Are you in Leeds and looking to do some shopping? Or perhaps you just want to visit somewhere interesting and historical? Leeds Kirkgate Market is one of the biggest indoor markets in Europe and the largest in the UK! Designed by the architect Joseph Paxton – who was also responsible for the world-famous Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London – the market was opened in 1857 and became a hugely innovative building as it introduced a cooled area which is now known as the ‘Fish Row’.

Where can I find the largest indoor market in the UK?

Leeds Kirkgate Market is a shoppers paradise, filled with everything from food and drink to fashion and jewellery!

This historic landmark is a perfect location for anyone wanting to experience some of the cultures of the city. Enjoy the amazing street food that’s on offer and browse through everything including, fashion, flowers, hardware and haberdashery as well as lots of fresh local meats, fish and vegetables. The market also has an events space to hold different activities that are on all year round, so be sure to check the website to see what’s on. You can find the adVintageous vintage fairs and events on the first Saturday of every month, the Leeds record and book fair on the second Saturday of every month and the Shop Kilo on the last Friday and Saturday of every month. Have a taste of the culture of Leeds, and add the Kirkgate Market to your Stack today!

  • Free
  • Monday – Saturday | 08:00 – 17:30

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