Page 52 - liveitloveit

This is a SEO version of liveitloveit. Click here to view full version

« Previous Page Table of Contents Next Page »
One to Fortyeight Hours
BREAKFAST AT
ANTHONY’S
Start your day in style, with
breakfast at Anthony’s
Patisserie in Victoria Quarter.
Enjoy your morning cofee
sitting under the country’s
largest stained glass roof,
designed by leading British
artist Brian Clarke.
LEEDS ARTGALLERY,
HMI AND LEEDS
GALLERY
Kick of with a double helping
of culture. Pick up a copy of
Leeds Art Gallery’s Ten Key
Works and take a whirlwind
tour of one of the country’s fnest
contemporary art collections.
Te small but perfectly-formed
collections of the Henry
Moore Institute just next door
ofer a bite-sized chunk of
culture in less than an hour.
Alternatively Leeds Gallery
which
specialises
in photography,
illustration and fne
art is just a short walk
across town in the
new creative hub,
Munroe House.
TILEDHALL CAFE
Grab a cofee and a bite to eat
in the lavish surroundings of
the Tiled Hall Cafe, and get
lost in their excellent bookshop.
ROUNDHAY PARK &
TROPICALWORLD
Te enormous Roundhay
Park provides plenty of space
to roam in its 700 acres of
rolling hills, woods
and lakes. If the
weather turns, head
for Tropical World,
one of the country’s
largest collections of
exotic fora and fauna.
OTLEY & ILKLEY
Te market towns of Otley
and Ilkley are perfect for a
day out – wander around the
outdoor markets, visit one of
their many traditional pubs,
take a walk across the famous
Ilkley Moor, or head further
afeld to the Yorkshire Dales
National Park.
ROYAL ARMOURIES
Visit Britain’s national
museum of arms and armour,
featuring over 8,500 objects
on display arranged in fve
galleries: War, Tournament,
Oriental, Self Defence and
Hunting. Tere are a
variety of live shows and
demonstrations, and the
Jester’s Yard play area to keep
the kids busy.
HAWORTH
With the new
Wuthering
Heights
flm coming out last
year, what better time to
visit the Brontë Parsonage
at Haworth, and explore the
setting for some of the sisters’
classics, on the wild moors
that surround this picturesque
Yorkshire mill town.
WHERE DO YOU GO IN AN UNFAMILIAR
CITY? HOW ABOUT PLACES BEST-
KNOWN TO LOCALS THAT WILL MAKE
YOUFEELLIKEYOU’VEREALLYARRIVED
– AND PROBABLY RELUCTANT TO
LEAVE. HEREARE AFEWSUGGESTIONS,
WHETHERYOU HAVEONEOR48HOURS
TOSPEND IN LEEDS.