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Coach Trips to Leeds


Enjoy a vibrant and lively holiday with a coach trip to Leeds.

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A coach trip to Leeds offers a rich history, diverse culture and a bustling city centre with so much to see and do. To help you make the most out of your trip, we've compiled a list of the best things to do and what not to miss in Leeds.

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Lovely Leeds 

Based in the heart of West Yorkshire, Leeds is the third largest city in the UK after London and Birmingham. Leeds Bradford Airport is just eight miles away, with companies like ours offering affordable airport transfers. Leeds is also a great base for exploring more of Yorkshire like Harrogate, York and Castleford.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do in Leeds for free?

Visiting Leeds doesn't necessarily need to be costly. Leeds itself is an affordable city, with lots of free things to do.

The city has over 70 parks and green spaces to explore, such as Temple Newsam and Golden Acre Park. There are lots of great walks to do in the city. The Leeds Country Way is a 62-mile circular route that explores the countryside surrounding the city. There's also the Leeds Owl Trail, which features 25 golden owls to spot around the city!

As for history and culture, many of the museums in Leeds are free. Horsforth Village Museum, The Royal Armouries and Leeds City Museum are all top choices.

What not to miss in Leeds?

If short on time in Leeds, don't miss these must-dos in the city.

Shopaholics can't miss Kirkgate market, which is one of Europe's largest covered markets. Movie buffs can catch a film at the Hyde Park Picture House - the only remaining gas-lit cinema in the world!

A stroll around Leeds' most elegant shopping arcades is a must-do all year round - particularly at Christmas. Visit Victoria Quarter, Queens Arcade, Grand Arcade, and Thorntons Arcade to admire their beautiful architecture.

Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen is a great choice for local music, food and craft ales, all under one roof. This multi-storey building also offers a gig venue and a rooftop terrace.

What are the major events in Leeds?

Leeds is said to be the music festival capital of England, with top festivals such as Slam Dunk and Live at Leeds.

The city also plays host to the Leeds International Tattoo Expo in July, the Leeds Indie Food Festival in May and the Leeds West Indian Carnival in August.

For 2024, you can catch top artists such as Example, Becky Hill, Take That, James Blunt and Rick Astley live.

What are the top tourist attractions in Leeds?

The Royal Armouries Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Leeds - and it's free entry. This national museum of arms and armour has a fascinating collection of artefacts on display, as well as daily shows, combats and even an escape room experience.

A visit to the picturesque ruins of Kirkstall Abbey can be combined with a walk along River Aire on a sunny day. Learn about the historic monastery at the visitor centre or with an audio tour of the ruins.

Temple Newsam is a Tudor-Jacobean mansion that is a fantastic option for group travel. Group packages include access to the house, farm, and gardens which are set in the outskirts of Leeds. The Thackray Museum of Medicine is another great choice. This speciality museum teaches visitors all about the incredible - and sometimes gruesome - world of medicine.

Why choose The Coach People?

Experience outstanding coach travel services to Leeds with us.

Choose to book through us and enjoy a delightful journey with comfort and convenience.

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Variety of options

Whatever you need on your private coach hire in Leeds, we can provide it. From air conditioning to wi-fi, our executive coaches come equipped.

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Whether you're looking for competitive pricing on coach options or you just want a more affordable way to travel, our coaches can get you there without breaking the bank.

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Time saving

Avoid wasting time searching for the perfect coach and comparing different coach operators - just let us do it for you! We can provide you with the right vehicle for your needs whilst you spend time researching fun things to do in Leeds.

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Our expertise goes far beyond just safe coach hire. We can also assist in hotel bookings, certain amenities for your coach or even recommendations for things to do in the city.

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Stress-free experience

Our coaches provide a comfortable and relaxing experience every time. Booking a coach with us is always easy, starting your journey as you mean to go on: stress-free and happy.

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