Leeds and Bradford. First Leeds, the third largest city in UK, blends British tradition and history in a bustling metropolitan setting. A hub for art, culture and history, it is also home to four universities, a flourishing financial district, and the second busiest train station outside London. Moreover Bradford, is invigorated with fresh air and natural scenic beauty. It also specialised in textile production but also had an excellent location near mines and water. The city is a rich mix of distinctive experiences.