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13 reasons why Leeds is the world's best summer city

Okay it’s not quite Paris, St Tropez or New York, but there’s no doubting Leeds is one of the finest cities on the planet to chill out in when the sun pokes its head around the clouds.

Loiners are spolit for choice when it comes to things to do when the heat kicks in. Take a sun-kissed stroll through just 13 reasons why there’s no place better. READ MORE: 24 stunning pictures of Leeds that prove it's a great place to live

You have to admit that there is the odd city that beats Leeds for sheer prettiness, but there cant be many. Strap our white rose-tinted goggles on and well go ahead and put it up right there.

1. It's beautiful

You have to admit that there is the odd city that beats Leeds for sheer prettiness, but there cant be many. Strap our white rose-tinted goggles on and well go ahead and put it up right there.
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Leeds is littered with enticing pub gardens, from city centre loveliness to suburban greenery.

2. Our beer gardens are ace

Leeds is littered with enticing pub gardens, from city centre loveliness to suburban greenery.
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A hive of activity during the summer months, with a range of activities including the option to watch the biggest sporting events on a big screen, live music events and this year, even an outdoor cinema experience.

3. Millennium Square

A hive of activity during the summer months, with a range of activities including the option to watch the biggest sporting events on a big screen, live music events and this year, even an outdoor cinema experience.
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Love it or hate it, Leeds Festival is an event that really makes our fair city stand out from others, bringing some of the biggest names in the world of music right to our doorstep.

4. All the big names rock up

Love it or hate it, Leeds Festival is an event that really makes our fair city stand out from others, bringing some of the biggest names in the world of music right to our doorstep.
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