Stay in Leicester and Leicestershire
Ensure you make staying in Leicester and Leicestershire one of your resolutions for the year. There is so much to see and do in the city and county and exciting events taking place you will need more than a day to fit everything in.
Check out our fantastic short breaks just for families - there's overnight accommodation including breakfast and entry into three family attractions just for £129 - see full details here.
Laugh the winter blues away with Dave's Comedy Festival (Britain’s longest running comedy festival) taking place 4th-22nd February across various venues in Leicester and Leicestershire there is a great line up of established performers to upcoming new talented acts. March will see the reinterment of King Richard III, book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment. In the county experience rural and local traditional events such as Hallaton Bottle Kicking contest or Melton Mowbray Food Festival. If you are a music lover why not come to GlastonBudget or Strawberry Fields Festival this summer. For all sports fanatics we have Rugby World Cup 2015 games taking place during October at Leicester City Football Club.
See lots more ideas for family days out
Admission: adults £7.95, children (3-15 years) £4.75, concessions £7, family ticket (2+2) £21.50
More than 500 years after the death of the last English king to die in battle, the story of one of history’s most controversial monarchs is brought to life once again in this stunning new visitor centre.
Normal opening hours
Monday to Friday: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Weekend opening hours apply on Bank Holidays.
Tel: 0300 300 0900
Address: 4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB
Book your accommodation online here
Book your accommodation during the week-long series of events from 22nd-28th March 2015 for the reinterment of King Richard III.
See plans for the reinterment on the King Richard in Leicester website.