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Celebrate Christmas in Leicester and Leicestershire

gift vouchers

Gift vouchers for our Stay Play Explore short breaks are now available online.  The vouchers can be redeemed for any of our short breaks, so whether you're looking for a gift for a family of 2 adults and 2 children or for 2 adults, our vouchers are just for you.  

To see all our Stay Play Explore short breaks click here.

Visit Leicester and Leicestershire this Christmas

This Christmas Leicester and Leicestershire has lots to offer visitors. Many of our attractions have festive events taking place, from craft fairs to workshops, ice-rinks to big wheels - Leicester and Leicestershire is the place to be throughout the holidays!

Browse the selection of events taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire, including gift and craft fairs, carol services, pantomimes and much more. 

Visit Jubilee Square in Leicester this Christmas where last year's popular Wheel of Light stands once again, with a range of family activities and entertainment taking place.


Where to stay over the festive period

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The grid shows the special offer for each property. It's easy to check availability for particular dates. Just use the calendar to choose the check-in date and click the Search button. Click the Book Now button to book the highlighted days.
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Sketchley Grange Hotel in or near Hinckley
Older and less mobileHotel
£109 £ X X £ £ X per room B&B
Glenfield Lodge in or near Leicester
Self-assessed Accessibility InformationGuest Accommodation
£25 £ £ £ £ £ £ per room
Best Western Plus Ullesthorpe Court in or near Lutterworth
AA 4 Star HotelHotel
£80 £ £ £ X £ £ per person B&B
Shepherds Rest Cottage in or near Market Harborough
VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering
£70 X X £ X X X per unit
Ramada Encore Leicester City Centre in or near Leicester
Stay Play ExploreBudget Hotel
£129 £ X X X X X per room B&B
Jurys Inn Hinckley Island in or near Hinckley
AA 4 Star HotelHotel
£185 £ £ £ £ £ £ per room B&B
The Greenway at Knaptoft House Farm in or near Lutterworth
VisitEngland 4 Star FarmhouseFarmhouse
£78 X X X £ £ £ per room
Spring Cottage in or near Castle Donington
Self-assessed Accessibility InformationBed & Breakfast
£90 £ £ £ £ £ £ per room B&B
Bed & Breakfast at Vale Farm in or near Hinckley
Self-assessed Accessibility InformationGuest Accommodation
£30 £ £ £ £ £ £ per person B&B
Travel Plaza Hotel in or near Market Harborough
VisitEngland 3 Star HotelHotel
£64 £ £ £ £ £ £ per room
Upper Rectory Farm Cottages in or near Ashby-de-la-Zouch
VisitEngland 4 to 5 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering
£245 £ £ £ £ X X per unit
Whether you’re travelling on a budget, or want to treat yourself to city style, Leicester and Leicestershire have an amazing selection of accommodation to suit your every need.
Leicester and Leicestershire is a destination packed with things to do, whatever the weather.
Award-winning chefs, city restaurants, rural country pubs, contemporary gastropubs and country tea rooms - there's plenty for you to taste and enjoy.
Country shows, food festivals, comedy nights, music and dance - something for everyone.