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Leeds— 59 nights
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Capital of the North
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.Get out of town with these interesting Leeds side-trips: Shipley (Saltaire Brewery & Taproom, Saltaire Village, &more), Thornton (St James Church & Bronte Bell Chapel) and Wakefield (Woolley Hall, Yorkshire Flight Simulator, &more). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle, browse the collection at Shadwell Library, Arts Centre and Cafe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wetherby Ings, and examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum.
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leeds tour itinerary builder.
Manchester to Leeds is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.
Things to do in Leeds
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