Located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire near the geographic centre of the UK, Leeds has an unusually pleasant climate for northern England, protected by the Pennine Hills to the west. Make a travel booking for Leeds with Direct Flights and book everything from cheap flights and affordable accommodation to low cost car hire.

Leeds, England

Unlike some holiday destinations in the UK, Leeds is not widely known for being a traditional "tourist town." But Leeds is a hidden gem for the holiday traveller, rich with manufacturing and mercantile history, yet modern and up-to-date, too. Although it was once known as a manufacturing and industrial "Town of 1,ooo Trades," Leeds has transformed itself into a vibrant, forward-looking city that still retains its historic Victorian, Georgian and even Medieval flavour.

Visitors on cheap holidays to Leeds are treated to a wide range of things to see and do, including superlative shopping opportunities, a positively buzzing nightlife, thriving universities, several scenic walking trails and a wide variety of professional and amateur sporting events, including cricket, rugby and football. An attractive city, Leeds successfully blends older and more contemporary civic architecture into a robust mixture of museums, art galleries, cafés, restaurants, clubs, individual one-off boutiques, and theatres. And because the city benefits from good roadways, you'll have easy access to nearby locations while you're enjoying your discount travel package to Leeds. Take advantage of discount car hire in Leeds from Direct Flights and visit the nearby sights of: the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, the Yorkshire Moors, Harrogate and its renowned spa, Manchester and York. For longer trips, Leeds Bradford International Airport lets you quickly pop over to London or Liverpool. Direct Flights can make those cities, and more, available at your fingertips as an extension of your discount travel to Leeds.

Located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire near the geographic centre of the UK, Leeds has an unusually pleasant climate for northern England, protected by the Pennine Hills to the west. The generally mild and sunny weather provides ample opportunity to walk about the sights and shops in the compact city centre, and to explore the parks of one of Europe's greenest cities.

Direct Flights can easily arrange for your cheap holidays to Leeds. Book Leeds travel packages, including cheap flights to Leeds and accommodation in Leeds, by using the easy and secure online booking system on the Direct Flights website.

Leeds serves up a variety of different options for shopping, including Millennium Square, one-off shops and boutiques, and beautiful Victorian-era shopping arcades such as Victoria Quarter. And at Kirkgate Market, Leeds offers a traditional British market with indoor and outdoor stalls. The unusual Corn Exchange is another shopping must-see.

But while you're in Leeds, you'll want to do more than shop. Spend some time taking in the atmosphere at the city's symbol and its pride and joy, Town Hall. It's one of the world's classic Victorian buildings, and with its stunning, recently restored interior, it's the site of an impressive number of concerts, particularly during the popular International Concert Season. Leeds also hosts an internationally recognised film festival, the Leeds International Film Festival. It is the largest film festival in England outside London and incorporates the popular Leeds Young People's Film Festival.

Leeds is an air and rail transport hub with travel connections available between the city, the rest of England, and Scotland. Whether it's a trip to London, Liverpool, Edinburgh or another destination in the UK, you can easily get there from Leeds by booking discount travel packages from Australia through Direct Flights. Cheap flights to Leeds, and cheap flights from Leeds to London, Liverpool and many other locations in England, as well as cities in Scotland, Ireland and on the European continent, are all available through Direct Flights International, and are just a click away.