The commercial hub of Yorkshire - Leeds lies midway between London and Edinburgh. The city, known for its textile and wool industries in the past, is now a thriving cultural and sports centre. The recent financial services boom has boosted the local economy.
Leeds is above all an environmental city with lots of parks and green areas. It has been recently awarded "The environment city of the UK". Local attractions include the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Headingley Stadium and Temple Newsam House.
Leeds is not so far from the he Yorkshire Dales National Park which is just 20 miles away, and features some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. Yorkshire is the largest county in the UK, with incredible scenery from inspiring moorlands to stunning coastlines.