Leeds Daily Life (Self Guided), Leeds

Leeds city has plenty of unique and exciting places to see and visit. The places popular with locals include City market, Park Square, The Brewery Tap and other places that can tell their own story of what it is like to live in Leeds. Take this walking tour to discover the city’s most lively and colourful spots.
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Leeds Daily Life Map

Guide Name: Leeds Daily Life
Guide Location: England » Leeds (See other walking tours in Leeds)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Author: sabrina
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Park Square
  • Commercial Street
  • Briggate
  • Leeds College of Music
  • Leeds Bridge
  • The Brewery Tap
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Park Square

1) Park Square

Park Square, also known as traditional Georgian park, is one of four remarkable squares in the city. This park is surrounded by attractive Georgian buildings that are used as offices and law firms. It is very possible to see groups of students lying on the grass and chatting, families having fun or people sitting on the bench and reading a local newspaper or a book in a quiet environment.
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Commercial Street

2) Commercial Street

Commercial Street is one of the busiest central streets in Leeds. During the day, the street is full of locals shopping, dinning, and doing whatever else, thanks to its variety of small jewelry, shoe and mobile phones shops, banks and building societies. Another attractive aspect of this street is the series of beautiful constructions which where built at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Briggate

3) Briggate

Briggate is one of the pedestrian streets running thought the city centre. Fashionable department stores, major high street retailers, lovely specialty shops, banks, restaurants, cafes and residential apartments above the shops are situated along this street. The street is also well known for a number of public houses and pubs, which are always used by locals as meeting points for socializing and for catching up. Walking on Briggate Street will give tourists a real feel of this vibrant city’s daily life.
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Leeds College of Music

4) Leeds College of Music

Leeds College of Music is the largest music college in England and is the only music conservatory that offers both higher and further education courses. The college was founded in 1965 as a Leeds Music Centre, where different musical activities were taking place. In 1997 the centre became the Leeds College of Music and moved to its current location in a cultural quarter of Quarry Hill. The college is famous for its leading role in jazz education.
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Leeds Bridge

5) Leeds Bridge

Leeds Bridge is a Grade II listed construction. The medieval bridge was erected at the beginning of the 18th century. At the end of 19th century, this old bridge was rebuilt and widened using the latest iron cost technology to match the transportation needs of the growing city. Some of the beautiful design features of the bridge include old lamp posts and images of coats of arms. Today it is an important daily life transport hub of the city for both pedestrians and drivers.
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The Brewery Tap

6) The Brewery Tap

Situated just a couple of minutes walk away from Leeds Railway Station, The Brewery Tap is a new built pub. The pub offers its visitors a great selection of beers from the local Brewery and delicious fresh food with locally supplied ingredients. In this nicely decorated pub, locals often meet after work for a drink and a friendly chat. You can also find railway passengers having a snack and waiting for their train as well as shoppers chilling out.

Walking Tours in Leeds, England

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