Leeds is a vibrant metropolitan city of 800,000 people in the very heart of north England. Leeds boasts a beautiful city centre which is complemented by stunning local countryside, including the beautiful Yorkshire Dales which lie within easy reach. This city’s safe and friendly environment, exciting lifestyle and comparative affordability, make Leeds the ideal location to live and learn in. This wonderful city is big enough to find plenty to do, but small enough to never lose your way!
For a city rich in culture and heritage, look no further. Leeds offers unrivalled visitor attractions and experiences; from jousting at the Royal Armouries, to the stunning Gardens of Tropical World, Leeds’s finest stately home Harewood House and the outstanding collections on display at the city’s many galleries and museums. Leeds City Art Gallery offers one of the country’s most impressive collections of twentieth century British art. Since opening in 1997, Thackeray Museum has been named “UK Museum of the Year,” “England’s Visitor Attraction of the Year,” and shortlisted for “European Museum of the Year.”
Sport remains central to Leeds, especially with the successes of the Rhinos in the Rugby League and Leeds Carnegie in the Rugby Union. The rugby sides share their home at Headingly Carnegie Stadium with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Football fans around the world will be familiar with Leeds United and Elland Road.
By night, Leeds really comes alive with its wide array of restaurants, bars, clubs and cinemas. Leeds’s vast student population ensures an exciting nightlife, with some of the best clubs in the world here! There is a broad range of cultural attractions, including renowned theatre, opera and ballet companies. Boasting all of the top names in fashion, Leeds really is a consumer’s dream city.