Rugby World Cup 2015
Welcome to Leicester and Leicestershire
Soak up the exciting atmosphere of Rugby World Cup 2015 in the vibrant city of Leicester, home of the trophy-winning Leicester Tigers Rugby team.
Stay longer and make the most of your visit and explore a city and county which are bursting with a fascinating history and heritage, arts and culture, award-winning food and drink and so much more.
Delve into the Story of Leicester and discover a heritage that dates back over 2,000 years to the Roman and Medieval times.
More recently, the city has been thrust into the international spotlight with the discovery and reinterment of the mortal remains of King Richard III. During your visit to Leicester find out more about King Richard III at the city's newest visitor attraction the King Richard III Visitor Centre and also at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre at Sutton Cheney.