King Richard III - reinterred at Leicester Cathedral 26th March
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The mortal remains of King Richard III have been reinterred in Leicester Cathedral.
On Thursday 26th March a Service of Reinterment of the Mortal Remains of King Richard III took place at Leicester Cathedral. The service was held in the presence of the Most Rt Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury alongside representatives of the World Faiths. The tomb is now in place and can be seen by visitors to the Cathedral.
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre is open to visitors fo enjoy the special events taking place over the Easter break. Book a costumed guided walk around the heritage centre, a walk with falcons or even a ghost walk.
Visitors can see how King Richard III was discovered in Leicester in 2012 at the King Richard III Visitor Centre and how the mortal remains were proved to be those of the King. The centre is open every day but it is advisable to book your tickets online before your visit.