Originating from the “Forest Of Loidis”, this West Yorkshire metropolitan borough soon became known for its trading and production of wool. Over the years London’s major business, legal, and financial services has come to center itself in the urban area of Leeds.
When traveling to Leeds, flights will more than likely land at the Leeds Bradford International Airport. With over seventy departures and arrivals, this is the closest airport to Leeds. This airport is constantly growing, and new destinations are added monthly. Book hotels and flights online, this will allow the traveler to get the best price.
There are many great restaurants in Leeds, which offer a variety of cuisines to satisfy any traveler’s taste buds. Some of these restaurants are located next to popular hotels. To get the greatest deal, it is best to compare hotels online. A few of the great restaurants and bars in Leeds are Malmaison, Chauphraya Thai Restaurant and Anthony’s Restaurant.
Burley Park, Headingly, Morely, Gaiforth and Cottingley are the five major train stations in Leeds. These stations are open twenty four hours and can show you the great sites that Leeds has to offer.
Finding cheap hotels or a nice Bed N Breakfast is not hard if you make a reservation before arriving. The top hotels to stay at are Novotel, Quebecs, The Hilton, Park Plaza and The Met. These hotels offer great amenities and relaxation, accompanied with five star dining options.
Leeds United FC, South Leeds and Headingley are the major sports stadiums in Leeds. Headingley Stadium is normally used for cricket and rugby games and tournaments. The Leeds Rhinos and rugby union team play home games at this stadium. Named after John Charles, South Leeds Stadium is known for hosting tennis and bowling tournaments.