Destination guide

Travel to friendly Leeds

Enjoy the area's theater scene, cathedral and history and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Leeds. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, bars and university setting. Local cultural sights include Royal Armouries and Thackray Medical Museum. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Leeds

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Leeds a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • York Dungeon (21.8 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Leeds Park Square (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Meanwood Valley Urban Farm (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Gotts Park Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Leeds

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leeds is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Mandela Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Leeds Park Square (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Woodhouse Moor (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Roundhay Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Tropical World (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Leeds

Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), which is 30.9 mi (49.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Leeds Station, Burley Park Station and Headingley Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Leeds?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,086 holiday lettings near Leeds. From 323 Houses to 452 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leeds is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Leeds?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leeds:

  • Holbeck: 33 holiday homes
  • Harehills: 29 holiday homes
  • Leeds City Center: 58 holiday homes
  • Heworth: 176 holiday homes
  • Rawcliffe: 43 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leeds?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Leeds. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Leeds Kirkgate Market: 725 holiday lettings
  • Cultural Quarter: 665 holiday lettings
  • Cookridge Hall Golf Club: 870 holiday lettings
  • Woodhouse Moor: 745 holiday lettings
  • St. Anne's Roman Catholic Cathedral: 703 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Leeds listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Leeds?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 323 Houses in Leeds. Our other popular types of Leeds holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 452 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 264 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 264 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leeds?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Leeds. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.