56 fun 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.