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Harewood House is a
stunning stately home on the
outskirts of Leeds, with lots
to entertain kids and parents
alike. Te Bird Garden,
Geopods and adventure
playground are popular with
little ones, whilst grownups
can marvel at the house
interior and furnishings, or
check out the modern art in
the Terrace Gallery.
Te glamorous Victoria
Quarter is an elegant retreat
from the bustle of the city
centre. Go window shopping,
get a bite to eat or splurge
the rent at Harvey Nichols.
Round the corner, Birds’ Yard
ofers a diferent shopping
experience, home to some of
the city’s leading independent
designers and vintage shops.
Te SkyLounge on the 13th
foor of the Double Tree by
Hilton ofers an unrivalled
perspective of the city skyline.
Relax with a cocktail and meet
up with friends before a night
on the tiles.
Explore some of Leeds’
alternative cultural hotspots.
Howard Assembly Room is
a unique arts space curated
by Opera North – expect
anything from flm screenings
and sound installations, to
photo exhibitions and folk
gigs.Hyde Park Picture House
is a hidden gem: an Edwardian
picture house restored to
its original glory, screening
an innovative selection of
arthouse and popular flms,
both new and old.
A number of venues fy the fag
for Leeds independent music
scene – try the Brudenell Social
Club for indie,Te Cockpit for
rock and metal, or theWardrobe
for jazz and funk.
For a relaxed atmosphere and
great locally-sourced food,
look no further than Brasserie
Blanc, which ofers French
bistro style food at a reasonable
price. Italian restaurant Bibis
Italianissimo is a real Leeds
institution serving classic and
contemporary italian dishes in
glamorous surroundings. For
more informal options you’ll
be spoilt for choice at Te
Light with its array of eating
and drinking outlets.