43 things to do in Leeds

Leeds is the self-proclaimed capital of Yorkshire for a reason – its one of the north’s centres of culture, with a vibrant international, creative and independent scene with a proud heritage you won’t find anywhere else in the UK.

Leeds has a fascinating history that dates back to the Norman conquest of England in the 11th century. To get a taste of the cities heritage, head to one of its many historical sites, such as the spectacular ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. Dive deeper into history with Leeds fantastic museums, from ancient history at Leeds City Museum to industrial heritage at the Industrial Museum.

If you’re in Leeds for the first time, then there’s no better way to explore the sights, sounds and landmarks of the city than with this scavenger hunt. Once you’ve seen the city, get the party started with these fun Stag & Hen activities.

Got the kids with you? No problem – there’s plenty of family friendly experiences, from feeding penguins to a heart-warming day at this donkey sanctuary.

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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 …

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 …