Travel Blogs from Leeds
Everything is now set to go. Just charging this ipad for the airport check. Sadly, we have to say goodbye to Katie Moragh. She is suspicious as there is a suitcase in the hall and her food and other "doggy" essentials are in the basket at the foot of the stairs ready for her to go to become an Honorary Pitman. Raggy the Airedale and KM will be pals tomorrow. We leave home at 7a.m. so early brekkie and off to the station and Manchester ...
... as we will definitely keep in touch when I leave. Sunday was a reading and contemplating day so nothing remarkable there. I woke up on Monday however and it was rainy, cold and miserable - autumn has arrived in Yorkshire. So another day curled up in front of the fire with all my books. On Tuesday I went to Bridget's for lunch with Pam, my landlady, and Mags, another friend of Bridget. We had such a good time that Pam and I ended up staying for dinner as well! I ...
... except perhaps at specialist liquor stores), instead the lower priced selections are from Chili, California, and Australia! So, they have to travel much further to get to the shelf. We went for a walk through some of the town, never tiring of seeing cobblestone streets and old, well preserved buildings. There was a market on so we bought a few things for our home cooked meal ...
... made combs out of deer antlers. They found fossilised head lice in the combs they discovered. We had a look at York Minster, which is a huge old cathedral. It had lots of stained glass windows and big paintings. Then we went for a walk around on the city walls, which were built by the ...
... down the road from the railway station and were informed we had been upgraded to a King Suite. SWEET!
We had a quiet afternoon pretty much. I did this blog.
We went to a local pub for dinner before coming back to our hotel for a drink before bed.
Tomorrow we visit the relatives and Cathy will show me where she used to live.
I'm really looking forward to ...
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
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- 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