Leeds – the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire, UK – has very special festive mood during Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays. Leeds is well known among Europe cities for its shopping, nightlife, universities and sports. The city is an attractive destination with Georgian, Victorian, 20th and 21st century architecture and many museums, cafés, restaurants and theatres to visit. With one of the most vibrant nightlifes in the United Kingdom and an impressive selection of restaurants and stylish hotels, Leeds makes an ideal place to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Leeds city is the focal point for NYE festivities in the region, and crowds flock to the city center as well as popular suburbs such as Headingley, Roundhay and Horsforth for a huge citywide party on New Years Eve. With a fantastic range of restaurants, literally hundreds of bars and clubs, Leeds provides full ranges of celebrations including midnight NYE fireworks. From the rumbling bass and international acts of the newly refurbished Warehouse – which has quickly found its place as one of Leeds’ hottest nightspots – to the plethora of intimate bars and clubs around the city, there’s a night out to suit all tastes in Leeds the New Years Eve.
For NYE countdown parties, you should book in advance as most places will be ticket only. Tiger Tiger is always a favourite and this year is offering a special deal where your ticket will also provide access to the Revolution Bar and Walkabout Bar before 9:00pm.
One of the most popular parties is at The Park Plaza, who are holding their annual New Years Eve party, with a meal at their trademark Chino Latino Restaurant & Bar followed by a dinner dance with live disco and New Years Day brunch. Millenium Square and the Town Hall is always a popular area too and will draw the crowds.
Other party suggestions are Sunrise NYE – back to the future (Leeds West Indian Centre), New Year’s Eve disco (The Engine Shed, Wetherby), New Years Eve party (Moorside Club, Halifax, West Yorksh), etc.
Get to Leeds
Leeds is very accessible by air plane through Leeds-Bradford International Airport. Early flight ticket booking is highly recommended.
Accommodations for NYE
Being the busiest destination in West Yorkshire, Leeds has full range of accommodations for tourists. Popular hotels are The New Ellington Hotel, Aparthotel Roomzzz Leeds City West, Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Leeds City Centre, Park Plaza Leeds, Hilton Leeds City Hotel. If you are arranging your trip to Leeds on next coming NYE holidays, do remember to book your room well in advance.