4 Day Trips You Can Take From Leeds

4 Day Trips You Can Take From Leeds
Signposts in York City Centre point the way to many tourist attractions, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

You are in Leeds for the ICC Cricket World Cup Match between Pakistan and Afghanistan but that doesn't mean you can't reach out to nearby places

Precious Kamei
June 29 , 2019
02 Min Read
After the ICC World Cup match between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Leeds, maybe you'd like to take a break and get a change of scenery. There are tons of things to do and places to visit in Leeds itself but there there are also places around Leeds, within an hour's drive in fact, that you shouldn't miss out on. Make your visit to Leeds even more exciting by visiting these four gorgeous places nearby.

Haworth village in the Worth Valley was the home of the Bronte familyLess than an hour's drive from Leeds is Haworth, home to the Brontës, location that has inspired many of works by the Brontë sisters. The picture-perfect village is small but a haven to those interested in art, gourmet food and even better sights to see. The village is surrounded by scenic moorlands. The Bronte Parsonage Museum and the Keighley Worth Valley Railway are some of the attractions you must not miss when visiting Haworth.

Bradford Alhambra theatreThis city is perfect for those interested in history and culture. The city is home to Saltaire, a Victorian industrial village which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the village for its beautiful architecture. Bradford is half an hour drive away from Leeds. You should surely visit the National Media Museum, The Alhambra Theatre, Cartwright Hall and Impressions Gallery when you are in the city.

Standedge Tunnel Visitors centreIf you know what rugby is, you have to know Huddersfield. The town is where Rugby League has originated from. People are warm and cordial out here, no wonder this little town has been voted third happiest place to live in in the United Kingdom. You can experience both urban and country life here in Huddersfield and neighbouring villages. When in town, do visit Oakwell Hall, Holmfirth, Standedge Tunnel, Yorkshire’s Kirklees Light Railway and The Mill, Batley. From Leeds, Huddersfield is a mere half an hour ride away.

The West Front of York MinsterLess than an hour away from Leeds is the beautiful city of York. York is rich in history, its cobbled streets lead to attractions like York Minster, Jorvik Viking Museum and Railway Museum. The city is full of fun things to do, be it eating out, be entertained by the street performers or just a quick trip to one of the many museums and historic buildings. Never a dull moment in York.

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