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  1. Abbey Pumping Station

    Ideal for visitors not wanting to spend a penny. From Roman pipes to Victorian toilets, uncover the story of how the city of Leicester dealt with its smelliest problems!

  2. Art in Leicester

    Art galleries, Picasso originals, public sculptures and some truly breath-taking Street Art, Leicester’s artistic and creative passions are plain to see as you travel the city.

  3. Belvoir Castle

    Leicestershire’s ‘Crowning’ Glory since 1066. The history of Britain is built into Belvoir Castle. The regency architecture and surrounding gardens which date back to William the Conqueror were used in The Da Vinci Code and as a backdrop for…

  4. Bosworth Battlefield

    The Leicestershire field that changed the landscape of English history. Experience the Battle of Bosworth and discover how King Richard III was defeated in a conflict which transformed the history of Britain, bringing the Middle Ages to an end and…

  5. Bosworth Hall Hotel & Spa

    Rooms with a view on hotel’s pioneering past

  6. Conkers

    Forest adventure goes above and beyond. A former colliery site which is now the home of outdoor adventures, Conkers allows kids to get active in the countryside and explore the history of mining in Leicestershire.

  7. Download Festival

    The spiritual home of heavy metal - Download Festival is the home of rock and takes place on the sacred grounds of Donington Park, which have been associated with rock since the '80s. The event attracts giants of rock and metal to its main stage,…

  8. Foxton Locks

    Explore Foxton Locks, a historic canal marvel in Leicestershire, offering picturesque landscapes, canal heritage, boat trips, and a glimpse into 19th-century engineering brilliance.

  9. Great Central Railway

    A day return to the birthplace of popular tourism. Step back in time and ride the rails as you board a steam train straight out of classic literature. Relive the early days of tourism as you take the same journey as Thomas Cook’s first day trip…

  10. Holiday Inn Leicester

    This modern hotel is located in the heart of Leicester, just a short walk from the city's many attractions, including the National Space Centre, Leicester Cathedral, and the Leicester City Football Club stadium. Holiday Inn Leicester offers a…

  11. Kilworth House Hotel and Theatre

    Book your room at a hotel which sets the stage for a luxury short break

  12. King Richard III Visitor Centre

    The greatest lost-and-found story ever told. The discovery of King Richard III put the eyes of the world on Leicester. At the Richard III Visitor Centre you’ll travel from the battlefield of Bosworth to Richard’s final resting place and discover how…

  13. Leicester Cathedral

    Leicester Cathedral is currently undergoing renovation and will reopen to the public on Sunday 26 November 2023.  From car park to cathedral – a King’s journey that took 530 years

  14. Leicester Comedy Festival

    The Old Ones are the Best! Comedy is at the heart of Leicester, with a festival that’s the oldest in the UK, names including Adrian Mole and Monty Python, not to mention a proud link to Red Nose Day. Sit back and enjoy the best stand-ups all year…

  15. Leicester Guildhall

    From Shakespeare to Civil War – 600 years of drama. The Grade I listed, timber-framed Guildhall has been at the centre of Leicester history for 630 years.

  16. National Space Centre

    The award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience for the whole family. Home to the UK’s largest planetarium, the Centre has six interactive galleries, iconic Rocket Tower and hosts events throughout the year.

  17. Stapleford Park

    A stay in Great British style

  18. Stoney Cove

    Shiver me Timbers! A wreck to explore 60 miles from sea. Shipwrecks, aquatic wildlife and scuba diving, all in the most landlocked county in the UK? Leicestershire is home to the UK’s National Diving Centre where you can learn to scuba dive, explore…

  19. The Charnwood Forest

    Half a billion years in the making. Experience the Battle of Bosworth and discover how King Richard III was defeated in a conflict which transformed the history of Britain, bringing the Middle Ages to an end and ushering in the Tudor dynasty which…

  20. The Golden Mile

    The Golden Mile where all that glitters is gold. This is a place where Leicester’s famed diversity shines for all to see. Filled with fantastic restaurants, jewellers and clothing shops, the Golden Mile is also home to the largest Diwali…

  21. The National Forest

    England’s first forest for 1,000 years - With landscape features which go back 500 million years, the former industrial landscape of north-west Leicestershire has been transformed in recent years. Nine million trees have been planted since 1990,…

  22. Tithe Barn

    Less pub, more licensed cafe, deli and bistro, the 15th-century thatched Tithe Barn is a historical gem originally built for storing harvested grains. It’s been beautifully restored and serves breakfasts, snacks and lunches.

  23. Triumph Factory Visitor Experience

    From Hollywood to Hinckley – a stunt that created a legend - From Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando to David Beckham and George Clooney, the Triumph motorcycle is the last word in Hollywood cool.

  24. Twycross Zoo

    With a 60-year history, Twycross Zoo has more than 500 animals, and is the only UK zoo which is home to all four species of great apes

  25. Winstanley House

    Book your room in a historic country house hotel that's just two miles away from Leicester City Centre and which is linked to Leicester’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’

  26. Wistow Maze & Wistow Rural Centre

    Puzzling pathways are the best in their field - An a-Maze-ing summer day out, get lost in the Leicestershire countryside with a huge maze made of maize and sunflowers. Then once you’re done, shop in artisan stores and discover the model village in…

  27. 1620s House & Garden

    A house of plotting, witchcraft and enlightenment

  28. Armourgeddon

    The battle lines are painted in Husbands Bosworth

  29. Ashby de la Zouch

    Putting the oh là là into Ashby de la Zouch

  30. Canal & River Trust

    Gongoozling, the fastest way to slow down

  31. Charnwood Forest Villages

    Charm of forest villages is set in stone

  32. Everards Meadows

    Brewing family share a taste of their 170-year success

  33. Hotels in Leicester

    Check in to check out city’s fascinating history

  34. Kibworth Villages

    Trio of villages paint a portrait of England

  35. Kirby Muxloe Castle

    Grand design left unfinished by conspiracy theory

  36. Leicester - the City’s Story

    A city still making history

  37. Leicester Old Town Restaurants

    Bringing well-seasoned history to the table

  38. Leicester’s Theatrical Traditions

    Curtain up on a city with theatre in its blood

  39. Loughborough - A Market Town

    800 years on and still pulling a crowd

  40. Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust

    Made in Loughborough, heard all over the world

  41. Lutterworth

    Where great ideas have taken off. Travel is at the heart of Lutterworth, from the ancient Roman roads that meet there, via the town hall designed by Joseph Hansom of Hansom Cab fame, to Sir Frank Whittle

  42. Market Bosworth

    Wars of the Roses… Begonias, Fuchsias and Petunias

  43. Market Harborough - 800 Years of Shopping

    The town that sets out its stall

  44. Melton Dairy Story

    The big cheese of the dairy world

  45. Melton Farm Stays

    Unique rural stays crop up all over Melton

  46. Melton Mowbray - Paint the Town Red

    Painting the town red since 1837

  47. Melton Mowbray - Royal Connections

    Follow in the footsteps of kings on a right royal outing

  48. Melton Mowbray - Town of Pies

    Town famed for its pies has the recipe for success

  49. Moira Furnace

    Moira – the place to have a blast

  50. Music in Leicester

  51. Narborough Hall

    Hall that really sells itself

  52. Nevill Holt Opera

    World-class opera takes centre stage on a country estate

  53. New Walk

    Take a walk with Romans, Georgians and dinosaurs

  54. Pubs with History

    High spirits at historic inns

  55. Shopping in Leicester

    Leicester boasts big name high street stores, amazing independent boutiques to shop for that ideal unique gift, one of Europe’s largest covered markets, and a wide array of restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars and tea rooms to refuel once you’ve got your…

  56. Snibston Colliery Park

    Country park digs deep into area’s mining and cultural heritage

  57. Staunton Harold Estate and Ferrers Centre for Arts & Crafts

    18th Century estate is a beautifully crafted canvas

  58. Stoneywell

    Arts and Crafts cottage that took root in forest setting

  59. The Battlefield Line

    No battle this heritage line can’t win

  60. The Newarke

    Costume drama played out in ancient quarter

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