Leicester and Leicestershire is a destination brimming with exciting tour ideas and places to visit for your group.
Discover contemporary city style and rural tranquility in the vibrant city and county of Leicester and Leicestershire. You will experience award-winning attractions, tasty local food and drink, exciting history and heritage, rolling countryside, along with a world class arts and culture programme of productions and performances throughout the year. You will also enjoy a spot of retail therapy in market towns, shopping centres and local markets.
There's so much to see and do you will need more than one day to discover it all. You and your group can stay in accommodation from just £35, where you can relax after a busy day exploring.
We can organise a number of general of themed guided walks around Leicester's historic city by one of our fully qualified Blue Badge guides.
King Richard III Itinerary
Take a look at Leicestershire's ultimate King Richard III group experience - we have a fantastic selection of things to do, places to stay and to eat and drink in the city and county.
Following huge international interest in the recent discovery of King Richard III in Grey Friars car park in Leicester, a superb new visitor centre ‘King Richard III:Dynasty, Death and Discovery’ will be opening in the city in 2014. The centre will be a world class interactive and immersive exhibition, accessible to all andwill tell the story of the King’s life, his brutal death at Bosworth Field and the fascinating story of his rediscovery. The reinterment of the remains of King Richard III will take place at Leicester Cathedral in Spring 2015.
Hothorpe Hall, Theddingworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6QX
Set in the beautiful surroundings of South-Leicestershire countryside on the outskirts of the historic town of Market Harborough, Hothorpe Hall is close to the motorway network with access to famous tourist attractions such as Foxton Locks.
Hothorpe's history began in about 900 AD and also used during the Second World War by the London County Council as a children's home, for youngsters evacuated from London. However, the house lay empty after the war for a number of years until it was transformed into the beautiful country estate it is today.
Take advantage of a special group break offer for July 2014 with dinner, bed & breakfast for £45* per person per night, with a choice of single, twin and double en suite bedrooms available. Call Hothorpe Hall on 01858 881 500.
SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT!
College Court, College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester, LE2 3UF
College Court has been refurbished in a sixties retro style and is located a convenient 10 minute drive from the centre of Leicester. It is close to the Botanical Gardens where you can take a leisurely stroll during the evening or to walk off your full English breakfast!
The accommodation is stylish and caters for those with access difficulties. They have a relaxing room where you can sit and enjoy some traditional board games with a fully licenced bar and unlimited free tea and coffee from the machines located around the centre.
College Court are currently offering bed, breakfast and a 3 course meal for £27 per person. Supplements apply. They have ample coach parking on the premises. Call to book on 0116 270 5241.
ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY
Hilton Hotel, Junction 21 Approach, Leicester, LE19 1WQ
The Hilton Leicester is ideally located off junction 21 of the M1 and is only three miles from Leicester city centre and many top attractions. Enjoy comfortable and contemporary surroundings and convenient location.
Indulge in traditional and international cuisine or a light lunch and cool drink in the hotel's Court Bar or discuss business with associates over coffee and sandwiches at Caffè Cino. After a long day at the business center unwind in the hotel’s LivingWell Health Club. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the indoor pool or work out in the fitness centre. Relax in the sauna or indulge in a treatment at the hotel’s beauty salon.
Retire to a comfortable and stylish guest room with WiFi internet access and 24-hour room service.
Travel trade rates are from £30 per person per night and include dinner, bed and breakfast, based on sharing a room. Supplements apply. Call the Hilton Leicester on 0116 263 4504.
Marriott Hotel, Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1SW
Located just minutes from the M1, the four-star Leicester Marriott Hotel boasts a quiet yet convenient location perfect for business and leisure travellers alike. Our friendly staff welcomes all guests with first-class service, and our spacious hotel rooms ensure a comfortable and productive.
Group rates are available on request. Call to book on 0116 282 0100.
Hinckley Island, A5 Watling Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3JA
Located within easy reach of the M6, M69 & M1 motorways, this hotel provides a perfect base for exploring central England.
Stylish and spacious rooms with free Health Club and swimming pool, free wi-fi. Free car park – 600 spaces. Winner of ‘Access for All Tourism Award’ 2012.
Group rates are £39 dinner, bed and breakfast or £30 bed and breakfast. Supplements apply. Call 0800 6528413 for more details.
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