Places to Visit around Leicester

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King Richard III Visitor Centre

Leicester’s award-winning King Richard III Visitor Centre tells the incredible story of the king’s life and death, and reveals one of the greatest archaeological detective stories ever told.
4A St Martin’s, Leicester LE1 5DB

Wistow Maze

Winner of Leicestershire’s Best Visitor Attraction. Follow the fun Quiz Trail through 8 acres of living maize crop.
Kibworth Road, Wistow, Nr.Great Glen, Leicestershire. LE8 0QF

Kibworth village - Story of England

Following the acclaimed Michael Wood Story of England BBC TV series in 2010 (also now on YouTube), volunteers in the south Leicestershire villages of Kibworth Beauchamp, Kibworth Harcourt and Smeeton
Leicester Road, Kibworth Harcourt LE8 0NN

Family friendly orienteering course at Foxton Locks, Leicestershire.

The Canal & River Trust,the charity caring for the 2,000 miles of canals and rivers in England and Wales, are working in partnership with the Leicestershire Orienteering Club and have created a
Foxton Locks, Gumley Road, Foxton LE16 7RA

Staunton Harold Church

National Trust property: Staunton Harold Church - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Staunton Harold, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 1RW

Twinlakes Family Theme Park

With Theme Park, Farm Park and Water Park (seasonal) Twinlakes Park offers the best variety of family rides and attraction, set in 100 acres of glorious countryside, where dozens of action packed
Melton Spinney Road, Thorpe Arnold Melton Mowbray Leicestershire LE14 4FF

World Peace Café in historic Thornby Hall

A relaxed and vibrant café serving hot and cold drinks, lunch, and homemade cakes. Situated in a stunning Jacobean manor house with 17 acres of grounds.
Thornby Hall, Naseby Road, Thornby NN6 8SW

Calke Abbey

National Trust property: Calke Abbey - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Ticknall, Derby, DE73 7LE

Church of St. Margaret of Antioch, Crick

St. Margaret’s is an ancient, Grade 1 listed church, which once had Archbishop Laud as rector. There is a Norman font, a wonderful stained glass East window and a historic organ, recently...
Church Street, Crick NN6 7TP

Barnsdale Gardens

With Britain’s largest collection of individually designed gardens, Barnsdale Gardens is teeming with great ideas.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Rooftop Arts Centre

The Rooftop Arts Centre is a not-for-profit community arts centre in the heat of Corby. Offering exhibitions, events, artists studios, photography studio, project space, workshops, and a creative...
Rooftop Arts Centre Chisholm House 9 Queens Square Corby NN17 1PD

Rutland Cycling at Rutland Water - Cycle Hire

Explore beautiful Rutland Water by bike. Hire a bike from award winning Rutland Cycling at Whitwell (North Shore) or Giant Rutland (South Shore).
Rutland Cycling at Whitwell Bull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Oakham LE15 8BL

Lamport Hall

Lamport Hall is a hidden gem in Northamptonshire boasting wonderful gardens, stunning architecture, an impressive art and furniture collection and a full calendar of events.
Lamport Hall, Lamport NN6 9HD

Bugtopia The Zoo Rutland Water

Come and visit our mini Zoo and meet the reptiles and insects. Formally the butterfly house on the North Shore of Rutland Water. Entrance to the Zoo £7.50 adults £6.
Sykes Lane, Rutland Water. LE15 8QL


Ilocked is an escape room game situateded within Nottingham, not like a lot of escape room games this is not just a find the key/lock game.
Unit 1, Marco Island, Huntingdon St NG1 1AR

The Lost City Adventure Golf

Intrepid pioneers of all ages have the opportunity to test their mettle at this state-of-the-art indoor adventure golf complex.
The Cornerhouse, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4DB

Lanchester Interactive Archive

The Lanchester Interactive Archive is the largest collection in the world dedicated to British engineer, physicist, mathematician, and entrepreneur Frederick Lanchester.
Lanchester Interactive Archive Frederick Lanchester Library Gosford Street Coventry CV1 5DD

Bugtopia Newland centre Kettering

Experience our meet and greet sessions with our insects and arachnids. Based at Newlands shopping centre Kettering. Suitable for adults or children.
Newlands shopping centre Kettering Nn16 8DP NN16 8DP

Bugtopia Kettering

Bugtopia is a family owned attaction, with an emphasis on interactivity and affordable, educational fun for the entire family.Bugtopia is a main stay attraction in Kettering.
Bugtopia. Newlands Centre. Gold St. Kettering NN16 8DP

Bagot’s Castle, Baginton CV8 3AR

Bagot’s Castle is the remains of a 14th century castle in the village of Baginton. Walk around the site and see the remains of the castle.
Church Road, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV8 3AR

Deene Park

Deene Park has been the home of the Brudenell family for 500 years since 1514 and was the seat of the 7th Earl of Cardigan who led the Charge of the Light Brigade in 1854.
Deene Park NN17 3EG

Woolsthorpe Manor

National Trust property: Woolsthorpe Manor - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham, NG33 5PD

Rutland Cycling at Pitsford Water - Cycle Hire

Rutland Cycling hire centre at Pitsford is located just off the A508 between Boughton and Brixworth, within Brixworth Country Park - Northampton’s biggest bike rental centre and there is
Rutland Cycling at Pitsford Water, Brixworth Country Park, Northampton Road, Northampton NN6 9DG

Northampton and Lamport Railway

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel tourist railway in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, located just 5 miles north of Northampton.
Northampton & Lamport Railway Pitsford & Brampton Station Pitsford Road Chapel Brampton NN6 8BA

Easton Walled Gardens, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Easton Walled Gardens is a 400 year old horticultural haven set in the heart of English countryside. The ’lost’ gardens were rediscovered in 2001 and they now include meadows, long...
Easton Walled Gardens, Easton, Grantham NG33 5AP

Things to do in Leicester