Places of Interest
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Capital of South Yorkshire and England’s greenest city is home to a host of attractions paying homage to the city’s industrial heritage. Visitors can also explore numerous shopping opportunities, including Devonshire Quarter’s independent designer boutiques and well known brands at the Meadowhall Centre.
Leeds has a compact city centre and is dubbed the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ due to its magnificent collection of designer boutiques, world famous brands and independent shops, all housed within breathtaking Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Attractions within the city include Leeds Royal Armouries, which contains a splendid array of the history, development and use of arms throughout the ages, complete with costumed characters and Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, formerly the world’s largest woollen mill, which also houses a charming 24 seater picture house within the museum.
Once the heart of England’s woollen industry, Halifax is a charming Yorkshire market town which is now home to some of the region’s best preserved Georgian and Victorian landmarks. There is a wealth of shops in the iconic Piece Hall, with its extensive courtyard and elegant colonnaded galleries and many high street names reside in the modern Westgate Arcade and the Woolshops Shopping Centre.
One of Europe’s most exciting and intriguing cities, with a history spanning thousands of years, York’s ancient walled centre offers more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK, including the colourful Shambles shopping area and the stunning York Minster, which boasts one of the finest collections of stained glass in existence.