January can be a tough time financially after a period of heavy Christmas spending, which can take its toll on your dating life.
But instead of staying cooped up indoors until pay day, why not give some of these cheap Leeds dates a try? The perfect date doesn’t have to cost the earth, and these romantic ideas will ensure you can enjoy spending some time together without blowing your budget.
1. Take a romantic stroll
Swap the city for the picturesque settings of Golden Acre or Roundhay Park, where you can explore the pretty parklands and wander around the lakes for free, before enjoying a bite to eat at the nearby cafes. Photo: Shutterstock
2. Catch a show
Housed in the Holbeck Underground Ballroom, The HUB venue is used as a performance space for a variety of shows, with many operating a pay what you feel system, so you can give the amount you feel is right after. Photo: Shutterstock
3. Share a slice
Delicious without being too formal, pizza has long been a date staple, so why not share a slice at one of the citys most popular pizzerias? Sela Bars stone baked pizzas come in an array of flavours and cost from just 6.50 GBP. Photo: Shutterstock
4. Soak up some history
The ruins of Kirkstall Abbey are certainly worth seeing, and with 24 hectares of parkland surrounding it, you and your date can enjoy a lazy stroll around the grounds for free. Photo: Shutterstock
5. Discover the tropics
Explore the habitats of the tropics together and meet a wealth of exotic animals along the way at Tropical World, with monkeys, meerkats, crocodiles and butterflies among the exhibits. Photo: Shutterstock
6. Go sightseeing
Stopping by some of Leeds most important historical landmarks, the Leeds Waterfront Heritage Trail stretches for four miles and takes in sites including Armley Mills, Kirkstall Abbey and the Corn Exchange. Photo: Shutterstock