Attractions Near To Leeds-Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford International Airport serves the cities of Leeds and Bradford, as well as the whole of the Yorkshire region. Its location close to Leeds city centre means that there are plenty of things to do before a flight or during a stopover, from first-class shopping and dining, to bracing walks along the local Yorkshire Dales. Whatever you choose to do while waiting at Leeds-Bradford Airport, you can guarantee excellent parking facilities with Airparks' Leeds-Bradford airport parking options.


Alpha Airport Shopping and World Duty Free offer a great range of tax-free goods, including wines and spirits, tobacco, fragrances, cosmetics and confectionary, as well as a selection of gifts. Look to Superdrug and W.H.Smith for all those last-minute holiday essentials, whether they be suncream or a book for the beach, or head to Stressless Feet for new shoes for all ages.


There's a choice of dining options at Leeds Bradford, from food-on-the-go to full-service dining. Grab coffee, snacks and fast food from Cafe Ritazza, Burger King and Cafe Bar, or enjoy a pre-flight drink or leisurely meal at Food Village, Danby Bar or Yates Bar.


Surf the web whilst you wait for your flight, thanks to a number of Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the airport, or escape the hustle and bustle of the terminal by booking a seat in the Premier Lounge with its complimentary bar service, snacks, newspapers, magazines, TV and free Wi-Fi.

Attractions around Leeds Bradford Airport

Just 11 miles from the centre of Leeds, getting to and from the city is easy, thanks to public transport, with regular trains, buses and coaches departing from Leeds Bradford Airport. Once in Leeds, there's a host of things to see and do, with its rich cultural heritage and thriving city scene. Leeds has become known for its excellent shopping, with designer shops such as the upscale Harvey Nichols, as well as the Corn Exchange and Kirkgate Market, and there's a host of varied restaurants, cafes and bars to discover, to suit all budgets and tastes.

Museums to tour include the Royal Armouries Museum, the Thackray Medical Museum, Abbey Museum, Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley Mills and the Henry Moore Institute, whilst popular attractions include City Art Gallery, Harewood House, Kirkstall Abbey and Yorkshire County Cricket Club at Headingley.

You can spend time exploring the famous Yorkshire Dales, or stroll around bustling market towns such as Skipton, and the charming Knaresborough. Also accessible is the vibrant Bradford, the spa town of Harrogate, the Roman city of York, and Whitby on the east coast.