Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

*This is a commissioned post for Aviva* It’s many years since my first visit to the Leeds Christmas Markets in Millennium Square Leeds, in fact I’d hazard a guess that it would have been around Christmas 2014 when I was living in a swish city centre apartment with one of my best friends.  I’d never been to a Christmas Market before but the lure of alfresco festive fun with delicious food and mulled wine (or hot chocolate in my case) was enough to tempt me into making a visit. In recent years I’ve tended to visit the Manchester Christmas Markets – both with friends and with the children – as they’re only just down the road.  However, this year I decided to venture further afield and make a return to the Leeds Christmas Markets, popping down during the day in the hope that it would be a little quieter (though missing…

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