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Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford
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Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Whether you want to explore this 840 acre country park with friends or family for a day enjoying the outdoors or want some peace and tranquility Bradgate Park is a must-visit. Take along a picnic, camera or your walking boots!

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  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cocoa Amore
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Silver Arcade, Leicester, LE1 5HF

Cocoa Amore are dedicated to sharing the benefits of the cocoa bean and an innate love of chocolate, selling handmade chocolates and offering chocolate-making workshops.

 
 
 
De Montfort Hall
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Granville Road, Leicester, LE1 7RU

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Fosse Park

Fosse Shopping Park, Fosse Park Avenue, Leicester, LE19 1HY

Fosse Shopping Park has over 30 stores that are open every day. NorthSide includes stores such as Outfit, New Look, M&S, Boots and River Island. SouthSide has Sofology, Currys PCWorld and DFS and FosseFood includes Thorntons and Clintons.

 
 
 

Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

The Charnwood Forest Garden Railway (CFR) is located at Rothley station on the Great Central Railway, Leicestershire and is set as a European narrow gauge railway.

 
 
The Plinth Project - Night of Festivals

Leicester, LE1

In Humberstone Gate you will see the sculptural work of up-and-coming young Romanian artist Lea Rasovzsky.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
 
 
 
King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery
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4A St Martins, Leicester, LE1 5DB

The King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery visitor centre guides visitors through the dramatic story of the king's life, brutal death and the fascinating story of his rediscovery.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5PN

We offer a range of activities for groups, individuals and birthday parties of all ages, throughout the year on our 15 acre site. The water sports we offer are Canoeing, Kayaking, Bell boating and Raft Building.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL

Steeped in more than 100 years of history, Leicester racecourse provides one of the most comprehensive Flat and Jump fixture lists in the country with over 30 race meetings taking place each year.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Tigers Rugby Football Club, Leicester
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Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7TR

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leicestershire Aero Club
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Leicestershire Aero Club, Gartree Road, Leicestershire, LE2 2FG

Your Richard III Flying Experience will take place in a Cessna 172 4-seater aircraft with room for yourself and 2 fellow enthusiasts.

 
 
 
Nagarjuna Buddhist Centre, Leicester
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Nagarjuna Buddhist Centre, 17 Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

A special place of tranquillity, relaxation, reflection and friendship. It is home to an international Kadampa Buddhist community.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0.7 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
National Space Centre
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Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS

With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
New Walk Museum, Leicester
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53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

Discover dinosaurs, mummies and natural history at New Walk Museum. Visit the Art Gallery where you will find art ranging from Expressionism, modern and old masters.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Newarke Houses Museum
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The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens incorporates the Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment.


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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Phoenix
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4 Midland Street, Leicester, LE1 1TG

Phoenix is an independent cinema, digital arts centre and café bar located in Leicester's Cultural Quarter. A charitable organisation, Phoenix aims to bring inspirational film and art to all through its varied programme and exhibitions

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Guildhall
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Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

Leicester's Guildhall is one of the finest surviving timber framed medieval halls in England and a premier venue in the city for more than 600 years.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Magazine

c/o Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

The Magazine Gateway was once the main entrance into the Newarke precinct and was built around 1400. The gate has no portcullis (sliding iron door) and its main purpose was to impress visitors rather than be defensive.

 
 
 
Upstairs at the Western

The Western Pub, 70 Western Road, Leicester, LE3 0GA

Off the Fence is working hard to make Upstairs at the Western the place to see quality performances in a professional standard venue. Come and see for yourselves!

 
 
 
Children's Activity Trail

51 Gallowtree Gate, Leicester, LE1 5AD

If you know where to look, there is a secret Leicester, full of fantastical creatures, mysterious people and hints of a forgotten past. Follow the two trails and keep your eyes peeled to discover where the city’s gems are hidden.

 
 
Wigston Framework Knitters Museum
Quality Tourism in LeicestershireLeicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

42-44 Bushloe End, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2BA

Discover the history of local hosiery at this 18th century Master Hosier house and frameshop with original frames.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Wistow Maze

Kibworth Road, Wistow, Nr Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF

Wistow Maze is a giant 8 acre maize maze with a fun Quiz Trail hidden amongst 3 miles of pathways, with high-level bridges and towers giving fabulous panoramic views.

 
 
 
Abbey Park statue of Cardinal Wolsey
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Abbey Park Road, Leicester, LE4 5AQ

An award winning park, situated in Leicester's city centre. Enjoy exploring a Chinese garden, historical ruins, canals and boating lakes. Abbey Park is also home to fun fairs and festivals.

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  • Rail station: London Rd, Leicester (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester
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Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX

Visit Leicester's Museum of Science & Technology which is located in a late 19th century sewage pumping station. Discover beam steam engines, exhibitions, enjoy family friendly events and delve into 200 years of science and technology.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)