Leeds Bradford Airport is an international airport that serves the county of West Yorkshire in the north of England. It is the 16th busiest airport in the UK and regularly receives over 3 million passengers a year. If you have car hire at Leeds Bradford Airport, the city of Leeds is a short 11 km drive away.
Leeds Bradford Airport has a small modern terminal building with all the basic facilities you could need. There are ATMs if you run out of cash or if you need to change some currency, you can use the Travelex bureau de change. Wi-Fi access is available, if you need to work on your laptop or you can book into the comfortable Yorkshire Premier Lounge. For last minute purchases for your journey, take a look in WHSmith and Superdrug. You can try the latest designer fragrances or buy gifts at World Duty Free and Alpha Duty Free Shopping. The airport has 4 food outlets, if you missed lunch including the Danby Bar and the Cafe Bar. For fast food, visit Burger King or for a quick snack try Cafe Ritazza.
Leeds is one of the north’s leading cities and mostly known for its shopping and nightlife. The city has some very grand architecture where Georgian and Victorian styles sit next to ultra modern styles. The Victorian Town Hall is the city’s pride and joy and a very dominant building. The 19th century St Anne’s Cathedral and St John’s Church are worth a look too. For a little culture, visit Leeds Art Gallery and the Henry Moore Institute. Discover more about the city at Clarence Dock and explore the Royal Armouries Museum. If you want to shop, you’ll enjoy shopping for bargains at Kirkgate Market or for something different, take a look around the Corn Exchange, which is also an impressive building. You could also search the pretty County Arcade and explore the surrounding Victorian Quarter. For some peace and quiet, take a stroll around Roundhay Park. After dark, head for Calls Lane and The Calls for the best restaurants and nightlife. To get out of the city with car hire at Leeds, visit the famous rococo mansion of Harewood House and see the UK’s largest abbey, Kirkstall Abbey. For something a little unusual, visit the Thackeray Medical Museum. Further afield, you can drive out to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, the Yorkshire Moors and the spa town of Harrogate.