Leeds Train Station isn’t the end of your journey – it’s the start!
Leeds Train Station isn’t the end of your journey – it’s just the beginning. Our station is one of the busiest in the country, and is well served by national rail operators making getting to Leeds by train quick and easy.
A private entrance from the station leads you to The Queen’s Hotel, one of Leeds’ most famous and beloved landmarks where you can follow the footsteps of Princess Grace of Monaco, Cary Grant and Nelson Mandela. Following a £16 million refurbishment, the hotel comprises 13 event spaces and 232 bedrooms and suites that have been lovingly modernised to ensure you have a majestic and restful stay. Aspire is another cutting edge conference facility that sits in the heart of Leeds City Centre. Located just minutes from the Station, Aspire has been restored as a premier conferencing facility with The Banking Hall able to host up to 300 delegates. For smaller meetings, Wellington Place is the perfect venue for business and pleasure, benefitting from 13 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 26 delegates.
Behind Leeds station you’ll find Granary Wharf, a mixed use development and the pick-up and drop-off point for Leeds’ water taxi, an inexpensive and quirky mode of transport for those looking to visit Leeds Dock, the home of the Royal Armouries. The Armouries is a breathtaking venue for receptions, banquets, business meetings and conferences for up to 1,000 people. Sister venue to the Tower of London, the venue displays the biggest collection of arms and armour in the UK and offers a selection of delegate experiences, such as live combat demonstrations, to leave delegates with a taste of life in the city.
Speaking of tastes, Leeds is the foodie capital of the North with a thriving independent food scene. Crafthouse in Trinity Leeds works with local suppliers to create a menu inspired by the history of Leeds and Yorkshire. For a foodie experience to get delegates talking, Ready, Steady Bake offers 90-minute live-baking events that is perfect for networking and suitable for vegetarian and gluten-free bakers.
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