Things to do

There is so much to see and do in Leeds.

The city has the 2nd largest business centre in the UK after London and with exciting new places opening every week, there is always something different to experience!

Things to do on your first week…


Take a look at our favourite attractions:

  • Kirkstall Abbey

  • Victoria Quarter

  • Roundhay Park

  • Harewood House

  • Royal Armouries Museum

  • Tiled Hall Cafe in Leeds Central Library

  • Temple Newsam

  • Otley Chevin

  • Leeds Arena

  • Golden Acre Park

Harewood House

Gardens at Harewood House

Arts and culture

The Henry Moore Institute


Walking around the city centre is easy. You will discover designer arcades, vintage boutiques, independent retailers and all major high street chains.

  • Trinity Leeds

  • The Merrion Centre

  • The Corn Exchange

  • Grand Arcade

  • Kirkgate Market

Trinity Shopping Centre

Fun festivals

You may know the famous Reading and Leeds Festival, but Leeds is home to many other fascinating festivals throughout the year.

  • Leeds West Indian Carnival

  • Leeds International Film Festival

  • Leeds Light Night

  • Leeds Indie Food Festival

  • Leeds Waterfront Festival

Leeds Light Night

Our students at Leeds Light Night

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