Official visitor website for Leicestershire

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University of Leicester

Welcome to Leicester

Book your accommodation here

If you are looking for a hotel to stay in whilst you are attending the Conference on Communication and Environment 2017 in Leicester, please email the team with the details and we will assist you! 

Jain Centre

We would like to offer a warm welcome to all participants, and their partners, attending the Conference on Communication and Environment which is being hosted by the School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester 29th June - 2nd July 2017.

On this site you will be able to reserve hotel accommodation, social tours and get up to 60% discounted train travel with East Midlands Trains.

There's plenty for you to experience in Leicester and Leicestershire with vibrant events, award-winning attractions and a fascinating history and heritage, so to help you make the most of your time here we have some handy tips and downloads below!

You will also find essential international travel information at the bottom of the page.

East Midlands Trains

To encourage environmentally friendly travel, we have secured up to 60% discounted travel with East Midlands Trains along their route.

Simply email the team, or call 03457 125 678 and select option 4, and quote "COCE17" to access discounted train travel. This must be booked no later than 48 hours before travel.

Queen of Bradgate

Whether you want to head to the bar to be seen in, enjoy a pint of real ale or simply sit back with friends and colleagues and enjoy some food, Leicester and Leicestershire has an abundance of great food and drink experiences.

 

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Click here to find events to enjoy

There's plenty for you to discover and explore in Leicester and Leicestershire. Make the most of your time and find out what you can experience whilst you are here.

 

 

Click here to start planning what to see and do

International Visitors

Further useful travel information for international visitors:

Birmingham International

You can get a train from Birmingham International, to Birmingham New Street where you can then get a direct train to Leicester.

East Midlands 

Take the East Midlands Parkway bus from East Midlands Airport to the East Midlands Parkway Station where you will be able to get a train direct to Leicester. As the train journey is on the East Midlands Trainline you will be able to access up to 60% discounted travel for this element (please see above).

Gatwick

Take the train from Gatwick to London St.Pancras where you will be able to get a train direct to Leicester. As the St Pancras to Leicester journey is on the East Midlands Trainline you will be able to access up to 60% discounted travel for this element (please see above).

Heathrow

Take the tube from Heathrow to London St.Pancras where you will be able to get a train direct to Leicester. As the St Pancras to Leicester journey is on the East Midlands Trainline you will be able to access up to 60% discounted travel for this element (please see above).

Manchester 

Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield where you will be able to get a train direct to Leicester. As the Sheffield to Leicester journey is on the East Midlands Trainline you will be able to access up to 60% discounted travel for this element (please see above).

 

If you wish to travel to Leicester by coach, please visit the National Express website