When to fly to Leeds
Offering events and entertainment all year round, it's best to coordinate your visit in line with what interests you. For avid music fans, Leeds is a name synonymous with the contemporary rock and indie scene thanks to the internationally renowned music festival, which annually welcomes thousands of revellers during the bank holiday weekend in August. With previous headline acts including Biffy Clyro, Kings of Leon and Red Hot Chilli Peppers, it's easy to see why this is a city that strikes the right chord with music lovers everywhere. During the winter months between January and February, Millennium Square is transformed into a public ice rink where people can try their hand at freestyle skating. Experience a taste of European festivity at Christmas time when the Square welcomes the German Christmas market stalls, specialising in traditional delicacies such as Glühwein (mulled wine) and Bratwurst (German sausage).
Getting around Leeds
Once you have arrived in the city, you will find a variety of sights and things to do right at your fingertips. With most of Leeds' top attractions within walking distance of the city centre or a short taxi ride away it's simple to get around.