Yorkshire’s unofficial capital, Leeds is a walkable city and has much to discover. If you are lucky enough to meet someone via online dating from the area who loves getting out and about, then you will be in for a treat.
Leeds has the fourth largest student population in the country. Knowing this, there is a good possibility that you might date someone who is attending one of the universities in the area. Some schools include: Leed City College, Leeds College of Building, Notre Dame, Catholic, Sixth Form College and three universities. Those are: University of Leeds, Leeds Breckett University (formerly Leeds Polytechnic), and Leeds Trinity University.
Almost 40% of the population is single and less than 10% cohabitate to date, according to a United Kingdom Census report. If you have never been married before, your odds at meeting someone like you are pretty good as well.
Take a look around on dating sites and you will find that many singles are white living in Leeds. The majority consider themselves to be Christian, but less than 20% do not identify with any religion. There are many ethnic groups living in Leeds as well, but many of these groups comprise less than 5% of the overall population.
Now if you and your date are ready to meet one another, there are some wonderful attractions. You will find a combination of old and new structures in the city. Described as “a gem of a place” by one visitor, Hyde Park Picture House (local theater), is one of many historic sites. They show alternative movies not Hollywood style productions. The staff provides delectable snacks and wine for reasonable prices. In you and your date agree to visit a park Kirkstall Abbey is worth mentioning as well as Temple Newsam House for a picnic or for a bit more excitement see a game at Leeds United F.C. Stadium.
Have a great shopping experience and a wonderful view at Thornton’s Arcade. See other sites such as: First Direct Arena, Harewood House, St. Aidan’s RSPB reserve and Town Hall. After all your walking, you and your date most likely will want to get a bite to eat and a drink. Some places to consider: Trinity Leeds, Napoleons Casino, The Brewery Tap, The Gin Garden at the New Ellington, The Alchemist, and Cake Pop Heaven Limited.
If you don’t feel like driving everywhere, you and your date will be able to get around the city via public transport and there is also a railway station. If you should meet someone out of the area, the Leeds Bradford International Airport has both charter and scheduled flights from around the world.
While you are making plans to have a great time with your date, be sure to find out what the latest carnivals and festivals are in the area. Leeds Carnival is one of the largest events. Also see, Leeds Festival, Leeds Asian Festival, Otley Folk Festival, Walking Festival, and Carnival and Victorian Christmas Fayre.