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New range of short break packages on offer for families and couples in 2019

22 December 2018

Popular Stay Play Explore breaks expand to Leicestershire, Stratford/Warwickshire and Yorkshire

Apollo 50 Celebrations at the National Space Centre

18 December 2018

On 21 December 2018, the National Space Centre is revealing a brand new exhibition dedicated to all things Apollo

Counting conkers at CONKERS

4 December 2018

Visitor attraction in Moira hosts world record attempt to create the world’s longest conker caterpillar

James Bowie is Leicestershire's new Tourism Superstar

3 December 2018

Former owner of The Belmont Hotel honoured at Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2018 for contribution to local tourism over 50 years

New short break to help couples 'Stay Play Explore'

19 November 2018

Overnight stay in luxury accommodation plus choice of 3 from 12 inspiring experiences and attractions in Stratford and Warwickshire

It’s a hat-trick as three county attractions are shortlisted for tourism awards

9 November 2018

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, the 1620s House & Garden and the Century Theatre have been selected to compete in the Leicestershire Promotions Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018

Watch out for the Winter Wonderland at CONKERS

6 November 2018

Live reindeer, snow covered landscape, real grotto, elf tours and shows from 1-24 December 2018

Countdown to Leicestershire Tourism Forum

1 November 2018

Tourism organisations can pick up practical tips to help their business grow at this city and county event - to be held on 8 November 2018 at Sketchley Grange Hotel, Hinckley