Leeds is a vibrant city packed full of culture, charm and history and there’s plenty to do that doesn’t need to break the bank. Check out our top picks of free things to do in Leeds near our boutique Leeds hotel.
The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is home to the national collection of arms and armour and holds one of the largest collections of military memorabilia in the world. There are six themed galleries to discover covering Hunting, Self Defence, War, Tournament, Oriental and Peace. Hours can be spent exploring this museum that's not too far from our hotel in Leeds and there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.
Kirkstall Abbey dates back to the 12th century and is one of the most breath-taking sights in Leeds and the abbey’s ruins are one of the most intact in the country. This landmark is great to explore with plenty of idyllic picnic spots for you to enjoy your lunch and is set in a beautiful parkland, perfect for an afternoon stroll - just ask for directions at the reception in our Leeds hotel.
Outlaws Yacht Club is a European style café and bar, exhibition spaces, record shop and creative hangout near our hotel in Leeds and is the perfect spot for spending a rainy afternoon. Buy a delicious craft beer, fruity cocktail or just a cup of coffee and you can spend the afternoon playing their vast collection of vintage board games including Operation, Scrabble, Guess who? and much more.
The Tetley is a contemporary art gallery and centre for learning housed in the stunning art deco headquarters of the former Tetley Brewery, only a short walk from our Leeds hotel. This thriving hub of creativity has three floors packed with incredible art and there are free workshops that take place each day, that are fun for the whole family.
The Duck & Drake is a traditional pub in central Leeds, near our Leeds City Centre hotel, with hand-pulled ales and a selection of tasty craft beers. Head to this pub on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for an evening of entertainment with amazing free live music from cover bands to up and coming artists performing their own material.
The New Ellington is a boutique hotel in Leeds City Centre, ideally located near to many top attractions. To check availability, contact 0113 204 2150 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Absolutely fantastic hotel, the rooms are beautiful and spacious! Staff always happy to help and The New Ellington is in great location too, close enough for all of Leeds cities shops, bars and restaurants. I always recommended this hotel to friends and family who have also been impressed.
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