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  • 1. Leeds and Liverpool Canal

    Leeds and Liverpool Canal is Britain's longest single waterway canal. The 127 miles stretch starts from Leeds, crosses the Pennines, and finishes in Liverpool. It was built in 1816, engineered by...

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  • 2. Aire & Calder Navigation

    A river and canal system starting from Leeds to Goole (or vice versa). In 1704 the Aire and Calder Navigation company made the River Aire navigable with locks and lock cuts being constructed between...

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  • 3. Fearnville Fields

    Under construction Walked through the fields between South Parkway to Fearnville Leisure Centre. Part of the Wykebeck Valley trail which runs from Roundhay Park to Templenewsam. My aim eventually...

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  • 4. Eccup Reservoir

    I regularly go walking around Eccup Reservoir situated in Alwoodley in North Leeds. It was constructed in 1843 and subsequently expanded to 91 hectares at the...

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  • 5. Leeds City Varieties Theatre

    Booking tickets for a recent Nils Lofgren concert, I was amused to find that the venue - City Varieties, was the location from where 'The Good Old Days' was...

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  • 6. Thackery Medical Museum

    Thackray Medical Museum is housed in a building what was the Leeds Union Workhouse. The Leeds Union Workhouse, for poor and homeless people, first opened in...

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  • 7. Middleton Park

    I lived in Leeds most of my life and this is a park I yet haven't been to! I recently had the opportunity to finally visit this park in South Leeds. It is a...

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  • 8. Henry Moore Institute

    I made a return visit to the Henry Moore Institute in April 2014 to check out Ian Kiaser's Tooth House. It was an interesting exhibition but it wasn't to my...

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  • 9. TOUR DE FRANCE 2014..countdown

    • 1 DAY TO GO...Things are really hotting up in Leeds. the stage is ready on the Headrow for the teams riders to register and greet the massive crowds that are...

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  • 10. GRANDE DEPARTE, LEEDS

    TOUR DE FRANCE, GRANDE DEPARTELEEDS 5th JULY 20142014 will be the toughest start to the “Tour de France” since it was held in the Pyrenees in 1979. The race...

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  • 11. NELSON MANDELA GARDENS

    Nelson Mandela gardens is at Millennium Square in Leeds city centre. we went there last week just after this amazing man died.people had already left flowers,...

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  • 12. LEGO ADVENT CALENDAR

    The biggest LEGO advent calendar in the world was opened in Leeds today. Each day a different door 1 - 24 will be opened to reveal a lego model inside. the...

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  • 13. LEEDS ARENA

    Tonight was my first visit to Leeds arena (I have another two visits booked)I loved it. tonights visit was to see WWE Live. Even though we were sat in the...

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  • 14. LEEDS CHRISTMAS MARKET

    Leeds Christmas market is back for the 12th year running. This year there are more food outlets (Frankfurters and Gluhwein) as well as the usual craft stalls.At...

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  • 15. POTTS CLOCKS

    A new “walk it leaflet” to appear at the Leeds visitor centre is Potts Clocks Heritage Trail. After starting to look into Potts Clocks, I didn’t realise how...

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  • 16. LIGHT NIGHT

    2013Light night is an annual fixture in the Leeds calendar. It usually takes place on a friday night in early October. Everything is free and is mostly provided...

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  • 17. Tropical World

    Tropical World is one of my favourite places to visit in Leeds. I have been here twice, once in 2008 and the second in 2013. Tropical World houses tropical...

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  • 18. KIRKSTALL DRINKING FOUNTAIN

    The water fountain at Kirkstall reads “drink and be grateful”. Built in 1865 it was a valuable source of fresh water for the people of the area in the days when...

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  • 19. HUNSLET, part of Leeds industrial heritage.

    Hunslet is an area in south Leeds. One mile from the city centre. I used to have a flat here but the whole area has changed since I lived here.Hunslet was once...

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  • 20. OWL…..Observational Wheel Leeds

    Leeds has a wheel....yessssWe only have it for a month, from 16th February until 15th March 2013. The wheel is taller than Nelson's column and on a clear day...

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  • 21. THE NEWEST LEEDS OWL

    Leeds has a new owl on the owl trail. The newest addition to the collection sits high in the roof of the new Trinity shopping centre looking down on the hectic...

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  • 22. THE OPENING OF TRINITY SHOPPING CENTRE

    After three long years of construction Trinity shopping mall in Leeds finally opened on Thursday 21st March 2013.This is the only major UK shopping mall to open...

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  • 23. St John's Church & Merrion Street Garden of Rest

    Church of St John the Evangelist was built and founded in the 17th Century by John Harrison, a wool merchant and local benefactor/philanthropist and is the...

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  • 24. A GREAT NIGHT DESPITE THE SNOW

    The first event of "the grand depart of the tour de france" took place outside leeds town hall today 17/01/13. If tonight was anything to go by we are in for an...

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  • 25. ROYAL ARMOURIES

    The Royal Armouries was opened 1996. It was the first purpose built museum that has been opened this century. Part of the Royal collection that was previously...

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