The Visit Leicester Information Centre is the perfect place to begin your visit to Leicester and the region.
Discover events and attractions, browse our selection of leaflets and brochures, or speak with our experienced, friendly staff who will help you make the most of your visit.
You can buy tickets for local theatres including De Montfort Hall and Curve and find out more about what’s on in Leicester, including, shows, festivals, events, gigs, concerts and more.
Our staff can help you plan where to shop, eat and relax give information on accommodation and day trips.
Discover over 2,000 years of history, including the Richard III archaeological dig, through the 'Story of Leicester' wall at the centre, highlighting our rich history and heritage.
Pop-in for help, advice and a map of the city - or you can also download one here: City Centre Map or City Centre and Outskirts Map
You can find us in the city centre:
Visit Leicester Information Centre
51 Gallowtree Gate
Telephone: 0116 299 4444
Opening hours are:
Monday to Saturday: 9.30am – 5.30pm *
* Please note due to staff training the information centre will open at 11am on Thursday 13 April, 11 May, 8 June, 13 July, 10 August, 14 September, 12 October, 9 November and 14 December.
Sundays and Bank Holidays: 10am - 4pm
Old Town Information Point
Located in the BBC Radio Leicester building in the historic heart of Leicester, the Old Town Information Point offers a wide range of leaflets on local heritage including The Magazine, Leicester Castle and Wygston’s House, as well as free city centre maps and guides. There are also two digital screens with all the latest information about local events and activities with a historical connection.
The Old Town Information Point
BBC Radio Leicester (Guildhall Lane entrance)
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
Below are some of the ways in which the Visit Leicester Information Centre can help you: