57 things to do in West Yorkshire

Whether you’re looking to escape to the great outdoors, a memorable night out in the city or anything in between – West Yorkshire has it all. Home to the vibrant and historical city of Leeds, and the rolling hills of the Pennines with charming villages, there’s something for everyone.

Leeds has a thriving independent food, creative and retail scene you won’t find anywhere else, and is a leading cultural capital of the North, so don’t miss the cities fantastic range of art galleries and museums.

If you’re in Leeds for the first time, then try this scavenger hunt that’ll have you exploring the best of what Yorkshires self-proclaimed capital has to offer. While you’re there, why not get innovative at one of these creative workshops? If you’re celebrating a newly wed couple, why not get the party started at one of these fun stag and hen activities?

If you’re bringing the kids along, there’s plenty of family experiences for you, from making a new furry friend with alpaca walking to feeding penguins. There’s more than enough free things to do if you’re on a budget, like this beautiful nature reserve or the incredible monastery ruins of Kirkstall Abbey.

 

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Looking for something exciting to do with friends? Try mini-golf at Junkyard Golf Club and test yourself in the differently themed courses and see if you’re good enough to get through! This is a golf course …

Established over 40 years ago, The Big Shoot’s premier shooting ground near Otley offers superior clay pigeon shooting and spectacular views of the Yorkshire countryside. With instruction from Association of Profession Shooting Instructors qualified coaches, you …

If your strapped for things to do with the kids then the Eureka! Museum is ideal to keep them busy and burn off some energy. With hundred of interactive exhibits and new ones all the time …

Whether you’re a hardened climber or a true beginner there’s a great experience to be had at Freek Lime. The world-class bouldering facility they have is perfect for an engaging and safe climbing experience in a …

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 …

Whether you’re a beginner or have been climbing the walls all your life add Depot Climbing to your Stack! Their indoor rock climbing arena in Leeds is a great place for a day out. Climb around …

This is a great way to discover and experience small, cosy, independent pubs whilst getting a great taste of Yorkshire and Leeds famous dishes all with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. This tour takes you …

For all the skater fans out there, this is something just for you! Head along to the company Chillisauce where you can go mountain boarding in Halifax for over an hour and a half. WARNING! Be …