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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!

 
Fosse Park

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

Fosse Shopping Park has over 30 stores that are open every day. Stores include: Next, Joules, Boots, M&S, PC World, River Island, Primark, Argos and DFS. 2,000 car parking spaces available - free to park for Fosse customers.

 

Great Central Railway - Rothley, 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

Humberstone Gate Leicester, Leicester, LE1

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

 
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.

 
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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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.

 
Leicester University Botanic Garden, Oadby

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Glebe Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2NE

Explore the Botanic Gardens where you can view greenhouses, national collections and interesting garden sculptures. Friends of the Botanic Gardens run events throughout the summer months.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Newarke Houses Museum

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Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens, The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

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

 
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

 
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.

 
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.

 
Children's Activity Trail

Visit Leicester Centre, 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

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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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Belgrave Hall & Gardens

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Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road off Thurcaston Road, Belgrave, Leicester, LE4 5PE

Delve into the fascinating history of Belgrave Hall Gardens. Explore the Victorian garden and those with green-fingers could pick up some handy tips!

 
CURVE Leicester

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Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB

A place for diverse, exciting and inspiring theatre. Set behind an impressive glass façade, the two theatre spaces with no traditional backstage ensure a whole new world of theatre is on show.

 
Jewry Wall Museum

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St. Nicholas Circle, Leicester, LE1 4LB

Discover the archaeology of Leicester's past and find out about the people of Leicester from Prehistoric times to the Medieval period.

 

Leicester, ., LE1 1AG

Leicester's success in sport is depicted by a statue erected on Gallowtree Gate in the town centre. The bronze sculpture can be seen on the east side of Gallowtree Gate, near its junction with Humberstone Gate.