Travel Blogs from Leeds
... I had chicken tikka masala. The locals have a very thick accent, which is quite hard to understand. Hull itself seemed a sad and rundown place, with high unemployment and many deserted factories and foundries. Apparently it is trying hard to improve its image, and had been named UK City of Culture for 2017. A lot of work needs to be done for that, but I hope they keep the rag and bone man.
We had some time to spare, but ...
The drive to York was very picturesque, through Robin Hood country - we apparently drove through Sherwood Forrest but I don't think much is left of it - used to build villages and cities I'd say! We did a small detour off the motorway to find somewhere to have our picnic lunch. Ron saw the name "Newstead Abbey" on the map so that's where we ended up, and what a great spontaneous decision it was because the Abbey gardens were superb. Arrived in York with ease thanks to ...
Left Edinburgh this morning heading for York. Stopped at Alnwick to visit the castle the Harry Potter scenes were shot at for their quid ditch matches. On to York and went for a walking tour through e town then went for dinner. Had ...
It was a perfect day with bright sunshine and we drove through several villages where time really seems to have stood still, on our way to Stamford Bridge. It was here on the Derwent River that the English King Harold Godwinson defeated the Norwegian King Harold Hardrada in 1066. William the Conqueror thought it would be a good time to invade while Harold was busy in the north. Harold and his troops had to scurry south to fight him. They were exhausted when they got ...
I was strongly advised to avoid seafood at Mancora as the hygienic standards of local restaurants was consistently under the microscope and it's very common for tourists to leave with a bout of the squits. In some ways then, I felt fortunate that i'd already arrived with them so could make culinary choices with gay abandon. Budget did define what I ate but there were many reasonably priced pasta, rice, burger and pizza dishes. I, as for most of my trip, did not go ...
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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