Things to see

There are six galleries at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. There is also the impressive Hall of Steel which has a mass display of over 2,500 objects, and the outside Tiltyard where live shows take place.

Admission is free.

Did you know?

Guardian angels?

The kings of the Maurya Empire (now India) were guarded by women, who were trained in the use of the sword and the bow.