Leeds is in the heart of Yorkshire… and Yorkshire has it all! You will find countryside and seaside, shopping centres in the city and stunning natural scenery neighbouring the local towns and villages.
Yorkshire became world-famous in the 18th century for the production of fine textiles. This history can be seen in the many mills across Leeds and the surrounding areas.
If you like history and travelling, then these places below are a must-see!
The Shambles, York
Brontë Parsonage Museum, Haworth
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsely
Bolton Abbey, Skipton
Salts Mill, Saltaire
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
The ancient walled city of York is only a 25-minute train journey from Leeds
Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire
The great outdoors
At Leeds English, we love to walk in the Yorkshire Dales, Ilkley Moor or the Otley Chevin. These places are free to visit and great for a day out, away from the busy city.
Find purpose-built mountain bike trails in Dalby Forest
Wharfedale, Ingleborough and Malham and are popular walking destinations
Climbing and abseiling
Guided tours with Yorkshire Dales Guides
Try the Ingleton waterfall trail or vist Lumb Hole Falls