Heritage trails in Leicester and Leicestershire
Step back in time and delve into Leicestershire's interesting history and heritage. Discover Roman ruins, majestic castles, haunted medieval buildings, historic events and much more.
- Famous people of Leicestershire
- City churches
- Leicestershire churches
- Lock ups in Leicestershire
Blue Badge guides organise walks throughout the year across the destination.
Local industrial heritage
Explore the villages where your ancestors lived and worked. Industries that made our area prosper include mining, limeworking, hosiery and more.
Wings, wheels and waterways
Transport has played an important role in our area over the years - visit some of the canals, railways and aviation museums that tell the story.
Arts and crafts movement
Explore Ernest Gimson's holiday home, arts and crafts inspired furniture and examples of Gimson's engineering projects
Exhibitions, walking trails, statues and places of notable interest tell the story of over 350 years of fashion heritage in Leicester and Leicestershire
Melton heritage trail
This heritage trail will show you a thousand years of history including the places and people that made the town what it is today
Great Central Railway corridor
The Great Central Railway boasts four stations on its eight mile railway. Hop on and off and explore each location.
Castle and battles
Explore the history of battles that have taken place in Leicestershire and north Northamptonshire
Explore some of the oldest churches in Leicester city and visit one of our county churches during your visit to Leicestershire