A four-part film series has been unveiled from Conference Leeds, illustrating the unrivalled delegate experiences and top things to do in Leeds. From culture to dining experiences, it’s all about encouraging delegates to extend their stay or return as a leisure visitor to explore everything the city has to offer.
Research from Visit Leeds revealed that more professionals in the UK are looking to combine business with pleasure, with nine out of 10 delegates confirming they would return to Leeds as a tourist.
The new four-part #ExploreLeeds series showcases standout destinations and things to do in Leeds, including the Grade-I listed Leeds Corn Exchange, home to independent stores and eateries, Leeds Kirkgate Market, the biggest indoor market in Europe, walking tours to view the fantastic array of street art and the stunning architecture of Leeds’ Victorian arcades.
Leeds is perfectly situated in the heart of the UK so delegates can experience the vibe of a cool, modern and vibrant city and yet be so close to breathtaking scenery. Experience the beauty of the rolling Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, or Haworth, home of the Brontë sisters; each encouraging visitors to journey further during their time in the heart of the North. A selection of award-winning dining destinations also feature, tastily proving Leeds’ reputation as ‘Foodie Capital of the North’.
And there’s so much culture in Leeds to enjoy. Preview the vibrant cultural activity that visitors can experience in the city, through this new series and Love Leeds for Longer.
There is a selection of stays, restaurants and bars, places to see and things to do in our compact and accessible city, with a range of cultural highlights waiting to be discovered within just #100steps.
Take a look at our previous #ExploreLeeds videos
#ExploreLeeds showcases a selection of the city’s standout venues, highlighting Leeds’ exceptional conference and events offering. The films feature historic architecture; inspirational locations; diverse meeting, dining and reception spaces; hybrid technology solutions; and luxury accommodation. Browse our venue offering and discover how you can experience exceptional as we invite you to #ExploreLeeds.
Leeds Marriott Hotel
Leeds Marriott Hotel boasts 4 star accommodation in the heart of the city centre. Easily accessible from motorway and rail networks, the hotel will ensure a comfortable stress free stay during your visit to the city. Find out more about Leeds Marriott Hotel or #ExploreLeeds using our interactive map.
The Royal Armouries
Leeds boasts a wealth of experiences which allows delegates to immerse themselves in city life during their stay, including the Royal Armouries which holds the largest collection of arms and armour. Find out more about the Royal Armouries or #ExploreLeeds using our interactive map.
If it’s a venue with a conscience you’re looking for, Leeds boasts a host of venues that have invested in environmentally friendly practices to create a sustainable conference experience, including Shine, a venue on a mission to raise aspirations and create opportunities for disadvantaged communities. Find out more about Shine or #ExploreLeeds using our interactive map.
At the heart of the North, Leeds’ outdoor spaces and breathability all contribute to creating an enjoyable conference experience. If it’s access to the outdoors that you’re looking for, The Terrace offers this and more with conference and breakout rooms flooded with light to inspire and motivate delegates. Find out more about The Terrace or #ExploreLeeds using our interactive map.
Leeds Town Hall
A pinnacle of Leeds’ landscape, the instantly recognisable Leeds Town Hall is as beautiful on the inside as it is out. With 13 meeting rooms available and a maximum capacity of 1,200 delegates this historic venue is bound to leave a lasting impression. Find out more about Leeds Town Hall or #ExploreLeeds using our interactive map.
Leeds paves way for the future, whilst honouring the past and that’s exactly what Victoria Leeds encompasses. With exceptional architecture and critically acclaimed drinking and dining experiences to offer an unrivalled events space. Find out more about Victoria Leeds or #ExploreLeeds using our interactive map.