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Thornton's Arcade

Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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Another Gem.

Leeds has the most impressive arcades of any city we have visited. Whilst Thornton's Arcade may be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great Architecture

It is a small but very attractive arcade, especially with the ceiling work. Lots of shops to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
Leeds City Centre
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Reviewed yesterday

Leeds has the most impressive arcades of any city we have visited. Whilst Thornton's Arcade may be the smallest it should not be missed. Beautiful architecture. Another gem in Leeds.

Thank Ledgie1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a small but very attractive arcade, especially with the ceiling work. Lots of shops to visit, especially in a rainy day.

Thank GezginIstanbul
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I love this little arcade it's just off briggate in leeds it has some lovely individual shops great for niche little presents if you like as I would call them comics it has a great shop selling magazines and memorabilia from walking dead and others...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Another great arcade with wonderful architecture, lovely shops, selling a huge variety of goods. Well worth a visit.

Thank MadamPC
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This arcade used to be fabulous to visit - a real gem. Unfortunately, since a vaping shop has opened, the owners seem to take great pleasure in standing outside their shop engulfing families in vaping mist/smoke. Unless you enjoy breathing in clouds of chemicals, I...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great for a walk through and good for people watching. However mostly high-end designer shops so only window shopping for me. Nice to see different shops to the usual high street chains and no tourist tat.

Thank Riverbankannie
Reviewed 17 March 2017

All the arcades in Leeds are wonderful to wander round, and window shopping is clearly an occupation.

Thank martytc2014
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The old arcade with modern shops, the best of yesterday with the flair of today. Do take the time to visit the old arcades in Leeds, there are a few. The shops are beautiful, but the surrounding buildings give the feel of Victorian times.

Thank Uli J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Another special arcade of Leeds, well looked after with a good range of shops. Thornton's Arcade runs parallel to Queen's Arcade so it is tempting to compare the two. Inside you'll find a good range of shops, some of them independent and (almost) all of...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Its somewhere that is classically different. Great architecture great shops...somewhere different to shop

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