Travel Blogs from Leeds
... a couple of episodes of House Rules and went for a walk to fill in the afternoon. Unfortunately I had to head back over to Nikki's so we could go down to the club and coach the juniors for the night. So again, they continued to dribble on about how good England are and how "****" Australia are. Only five kids turned up to training out of both the under 11s and under 13s. It makes it difficult ...
... that they have won the Ashes already. We headed off to training where again, just because England were doing well in cricket, they thought they would all let me know about it. I don't know why people would ask me "what was Steve Smith doing when he went out" because I'm not Steve Smith, just because I am Australian like him it doesn't mean I know what he was doing! I hate to think if ...
... amusement ride through a mock-up of that settlement, and museum exhibits of battle scarred Viking carcasses, weapons, gold, etc. The kids moved on to their 'Dig' where they had lots of fun excavating pre-set bones and other prizes from a glorified sandbox. Following our Viking immersion, we walked about Old York and ultimately ended up at York Minster Cathedral. Having been somewhat Cathederaled out at this point, I wasn't anticipating too ...
... Went for lunch at a tall cafe that overlooked the Stupa, but the mushrooms in white wine on cheese on toast was a bit too rich, so left most of it. Met the Tibetans there who told me of the corruption & also that there was not too much trouble there from the recent Mouist insurgency that brought the country down. It being a regency before, thats not a bad thing and the Rebel leader became the PM & gave the current king a few weeks to vacate the country. The palace is now a museum. ...
... Shambles. Langton Lane seems to be haunted by a gentleman from the Victorian Era. It seems that many people have seen a man dressed in Victorian attire just standing in their way as if blocking their path. The person haunting this alleyway is thought to have killed a prostitute in that alley and then committed suicide there a year later.
We had a nice walking tour of the area and ...
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