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Leeds, now the fourth biggest city in England, started its growth during the Industrial Revolution at the beginning of the 19th century. Once known for its production of wools, the city is now a major social, economic and industrial centre. It offers a mix of modern buildings and architecture, unique museums, ancient ruins just a short journey out of town and modern hostels!
Hostels in Leeds are the perfect balance of cheap but comfortable accommodation and all the hostels are in the city centre. They boast modern facilities, great atmosphere, breakfast to charge your batteries before a day of wandering around and free Wi-Fi. Leeds hostels are a great budget option compared to other accommodation in the city centre.
For those who want maximum convenience, the best area to stay is in the city centre so you can literally step foot out of the train and reach your hostel in Leeds in a blink of an eye as well as all the main sites.
One of the most popular museums in Leeds is certainly the Royal Armouries Museum, a unique gem that will take you back to a medieval era and its customs. To spice up your visit with some Victorian décor, stop at the Abbey House Museum, featuring an authentic reconstruction of an old era that brings history to life, or make a stop at Harewood House, a breath-taking country house just a short bus ride away. Kirkstall Abbey should also be on your list and its adjoining Abbey House Museum, one of the most beautiful monasteries in the UK.
The primary means of public transport in Leeds are the bus services, hop on at Leeds railway station (one of the busiest stations in UK) or from the main bus station in Dyer Street. Single rides on the bus are £1.20 whereas a day pass is £4.30. Tip: download the app for cheaper bus tickets.