Travel Blogs from Leeds
Another beautiful day with loads of sunshine and blue skies. Today was forecast to be the best day of the week so we had planned to head off to the seaside. There were a number of options for the location of our costal day so after weighing these up we picked Saltburn. A prompt get away allowed us to be in the car park on the sea front by ten o'clock, before the beach and sea front had become really busy and we enjoyed a quiet walk into town. The only real ...
... park near the bridge. The clouds had rolled over by this time but the walk was at a very pleasant temperature. The walk was great with the main sound being the river as it fell over rocks and waterfalls.
We followed the river Wharfe and the Yorkshire Dales Way into Grassington and then on to Green Wood about a mile up river. We then cut onto the road and followed this back into Grassington and ...
... 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 ...
... 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
Neville Street, Leeds | 3 star hotel
- 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
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