13 amazing murals that you can see on a street art tour of Leeds including tributes to legendary sports stars

The vibrant city of Leeds is home to some of the country’s most amazing murals – that you can see without spending a penny.

This street art tour through the cobbled lanes and around stadiums features a treasure trove of hidden masterpieces, from tributes to the city’s sporting greats to contemporary expressions of creativity.

There are giant portraits of Leeds Rhinos legends Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield, as well as abstract visions of galaxies from far away – and even a colourful ode to cheese on the side of a popular local cheesemongers.

With award-winning artists from celebrated backgrounds transforming the city's buildings into open-air galleries, what better way to spend a day than by exploring the stories behind each of these powerful murals?

So, without further ado, here’s our pick of some of the most amazing murals in Leeds –