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Leeds Waterfront

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Fabulous location in city centre just behind station

Lovely place to have a walk and eat a packed lunch. Some very nice canal views and loads of places to eat and drink - must go there!

Reviewed 26 October 2016
DanDunleavy
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London, United Kingdom
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

They must have spent a fortune developing this area of Leeds, near the Armouries & just outside the City centre. The place is virtually desserted, despite the council laying on water taxis. We walked for a look around, but where do you get a water taxi from? Such a shame, but this area was built without consideration for the nesesity... More 

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Thank Leedsaway67
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely place to have a walk and eat a packed lunch. Some very nice canal views and loads of places to eat and drink - must go there!

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Thank DanDunleavy
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108 reviews
74 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Out of the way and isolated from the rest of the city centre. Unless you look for it, most people are unaware that it's there. At times it is like a ghost town. Thirty years ago there was nothing here but decay and dirt. Now it's clean modern and trying but failing to prosper and live. There's the royal armoires... More 

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Thank Ludwik D
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place to have drinks in front of water especially on sunny day. Busy but not too crowd like in city centre. Good place to chill n laugh with ur fds or partner

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Thank TravellingandEating
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting Leeds for five years or more now, firstly with student children and more recently on business. We love the water front - there are miles of walking (or running) paths in both directions, lots of bars coffee shops and restaurants and some entertainment festivals. Just a shame currently that parts are inaccessible due to building works... More 

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Thank David R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I walk along Leeds waterfront a lot, most recently last weekend when Leeds Waterfront Festival was on. You've never heard of it? Not surprising really, the advertising for the event is appalling, at least the advertised buses were running this year (the ninth festival). Lots of good stuff happening, particularly for kids - for those who managed to find out... More 

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Thank AliAl-Asfa
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Clearly this part of town is now starting to see a little bit of investment and you can see this in the overall scheme of things. Weekends seem to be popular with families and you can see they are trying to attract customers away from Leeds. Overall a good afternoon out to waste a couple of hours or to park... More 

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Thank mark7242
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

My husband and I visited the waterfront yesterday with the plan being to walk from Granary Wharf to Leeds Dock (formerly Clarence Dock) and get the water taxi back. Unfortunately, this was literally impossible straight away, the waterfront area next to the Direct Line building was closed off and looked like it was being refurbished, most other areas along the... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

I worked here for 2 years. Its a lovely place in Leeds, very modern and the dock makes is very pretty. There are 2-3 restaurants nearby, its worth a walk form the city centre, but do not expect too much. The Royal Armories is a good place to visit on the rainy days, it takes a good couple of hours... More 

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Thank Veronika K
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

The whole waterfront is getting a lot better now more restaurants and bars are opening,There is a free Water Taxi on weekends between Granary Wharf & Leeds Dock/ The Armouries.

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