42 fun 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.