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First Direct Arena in Leeds

Live music, entertainment and sporting events in vibrant Leeds

First Direct Arena

Are you visiting Leeds to see live music and sports events and looking for hotels near Leeds Arena? Hotels in Leeds city centre can be noisy and often lack parking. Our Leeds Hotel at Weetwood Hall Estate offers the perfect balance of quick and easy access to Leeds city centre and the First Direct Arena, but with ample free parking and a much quieter more relaxing overnight stay.

With a capacity of 13,500 the First Direct Arena is Leeds’ largest entertainment venue, hosting major live music, entertainment, comedy and sporting events. Each year, the First Direct Arena plays host to some of the biggest names in entertainment with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Sir Elton John, Prince and Queen performing at this state-of-the-art arena.

Possessing a unique “super theatre” style configuration designed to enhance the personal viewing experience, it’s not surprising the First Direct Arena earned the accolade of being voted Best New Venue in the World 2014 at the Stadium Business Awards.

Upcoming events at First Direct Arena


And that’s just for starters… With arts, family attractions, delicious local cuisine, thriving markets and much, much more, there’s plenty more to do for everyone when staying at Weetwood Hall Estate in Headingley.


More information on visiting Leeds and Yorkshire

Visit Leeds website – the official visitor site for Leeds

Leeds-List website – daily updates on everything from eating out to shopping, gigs and exhibitions in Leeds

Leeds Inspired website – what’s on guide for all things cultural in Leeds

Welcome to Yorkshire website – the official visitor site for Yorkshire


Booking for a personal hotel experience that’s in close and convenient proximity to some of the best attractions Leeds and Yorkshire has to offer, couldn’t be easier than at Weetwood Hall Estate.