1. Yorkshire
  2. West Yorkshire
  3. Leeds

About Curious About Leeds

Curious About Leeds is a journey of discovery: an exciting glimpse into what makes this fabulous city what it is.

Our two unique walks can be enjoyed separately, or joined together to form one longer walk, depending upon available time and energy! They will expand your knowledge, entertain and challenge you, and help you to stay mentally and physically fit!

Walk 1: Art Gallery to River Aire

The start of the walk is a showcase to Leeds’ diverse culture, from its majestic Art Gallery, through Mandela Gardens to the imposing Civic Hall. Next we pass the City Museum before heading down the elegant Victorian Arcades. Then it’s on to the hustle and bustle of the Kirkgate Market and Corn Exchange before passing by the former mills of the Calls, which played such a significant part in Leeds’ prosperity, before ending your walk at Leeds' waterfront.(1.5 miles / 1.5 hours, Wheelchair and buggy friendly)

Walk 2: River Aire to City Square

This is a walk of many contrasts - starting with a peaceful stroll by the River Aire, then taking a trip through the founding streets of historic Leeds. Next it’s on to a little known, tastefully constructed square, before exploring an ancient chapel, appreciating the city’s renowned railway system, and finishing at the bustling City Square with its imposing buildings, delightful statues, and cosy restaurants (1 mile, 1 hour, Wheelchair and buggy friendly (with small diversion to avoid steps).

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You'll get:

- An 18-page booklet containing two self-guided walks (delivered as a) a printed booklet or b) downloadable booklet (for mobile use or to print at home)

- Full instructions,

- A map with the routes and places of interest marked on,

- Detailed directions

- Clues (with answers if needed, including 5 pictures to find along the way)

- Interesting snippets about the history of the location and the people and events that have shaped it

- Ideas for other things to see and do on the way

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Walks are self guided, so can be done whenever you like and in your own time!

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Adult (17-18+) : £7.49

£7.49 for a instant download (print at home or view on device)

£7.99 +P&P for a printed booklet sent to you first class.

One printed booklet/instant download is recommended for up to four people.

Use code DOWTK25 at website checkout, for 25% off when you spend over £12 on Curious About Walks

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Contact Details

Starts at Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow
West Yorkshire

We provide a What3Words address to precisely pinpoint the start of the first walk

Tel: 07717763063

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