Travel Blogs from Leeds
... the formal and informal gardens which had been created.
We went back to the car for a change of footwear before heading off along the Cleveland Way south along the coast. This walk is very spectacular and has great views of the countryside, sea and coast line. These cliffs (Hunt Cliff) are some of the highest in Britain and we reached around 100 metres above sea level before descending into Skinningrove and onto Cattersty Beach for a sit on the rocks and ...
The day began like all the previous days; with sun streaming into the bedroom. We have been fortunate with the weather as it has been bright sunshine at times and when it has rained we have missed most of the downpours. Today we had planed to head west into the Yorkshire Dales National Park and enjoy a walk in delightful surroundings.
The start of the walk was to be Burnsall and we parked in ...
... without a clue in the world. We approached the woman behind the first desk, nose pierced, knotted hair and asked "we want to go travelling?" at first she didn't say anything, but her response was written all over her face "no ****". But in a more diplomatic answer she replies "where do you want to go?". To be honest we hadn't a clue, we filled our arms with all the brochures they had to offer, walked out and had a thorough read through. After much deliberation we set ...
... br> 12 A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE… T.WILLIAMS
13 TIGHT AT THE BACK…LEONARD BARRAS
1971 – 1972
14 FAMILY ALBUM/FALLEN ANGELS… NOEL COWARD
15 PICTURES IN A BATH OF ACID… COLIN WILSON
16 TWELFTH NIGHT… SHAKESPEARE
17 LULU… FRANK WEDEKIND (adapted by Peter Barnes)
18 WAITING FOR GODOT… SAMUEL BECKETT
19 TOAD ...
... But the centre of Leeds is the same as most larger cities these days. We live in the "Western Society". most towns are filled with the same chain stores, franchised restaurants and coffee shops, and the same cars. If it wasn't for the regional accents, I wouldn't know the difference between some cities these days.
There are some neon pubs and clubs, McDonalds & KFC, glass and steel skyscratches, There is nothing novel here from a tourist perspective, for me at ...
Other places to stay in Leeds
Hunslet, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Terrible experience for business travel
- Good location and price
- Great base for weekend in Leeds
Armley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Good value, little to fault
- False economy if you plan to go into the centre
- My Second Stay - Some Better Some Worse
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Superb & Central
- Super Hotel - Ideal for weekend break
- Hard to find but worth the effort
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Make sure you don't get room 309!
- Very Impressed
Wortley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Lovely Hotel
- Not bad at all!
- Great Hotel
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- It's OK
- Excellent Stay
- Disappointed from Manchester
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Modern Spacious central hotel
Chapeltown, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- The management were superb
- Clean & modern hotel, great location
Wellington St., Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- It put a 'Damp'ner on the weekend
- Great weekend in Leeds
Hunslet, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Hyde Park, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Weetwood, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $83
- Overpriced and undermaintained
Otley & Wharfedale, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $92
University, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $57
University, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $97
Whinmoor, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Weetwood, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Tingley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $57
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Halton, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- High quality hotel
- Spectacular - Best in the UK if not beyond
Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Suite no so sweet!
- Very classy indeed
City & Holbeck, Leeds | Hotelfrom $34
City & Holbeck, Leeds | Hotelfrom $61