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King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery
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4A St Martins, Leicester, LE1 5DB

The King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery visitor centre guides visitors through the dramatic story of the king's life, brutal death and the fascinating story of his rediscovery.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5PN

We offer a range of activities for groups, individuals and birthday parties of all ages, throughout the year on our 15 acre site. The water sports we offer are Canoeing, Kayaking, Bell boating and Raft Building.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Newarke Houses Museum
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The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

Newarke Houses Museum combines a Tudor chantry house and Elizabethan merchant’s house to tell the story of Leicester’s social history and the Royal Leicestershire Regiment.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum
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Bond Lane, Mountsorrel, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 7AR

Stonehurst Farm is a real working family farm where you can meet and feed the friendly animals, collect freshly laid eggs, enjoy tractor rides, pony rides, hold baby animals, explore our nature trail and see what you can catch pond dipping.

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  • Rail station: Sileby (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The BoilerHouse, Foxton
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Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

The BoilerHouse has undergone a huge transformation. Containing many fascinating exhibits of the time, the BoilerHouse demonstrates how tough it was to make a living showing how families survived the conditions of 19th century canal life.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Guildhall
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Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

Leicester's Guildhall is one of the finest surviving timber framed medieval halls in England and a premier venue in the city for more than 600 years.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
The Magazine

c/o Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

The Magazine Gateway was once the main entrance into the Newarke precinct and was built around 1400. The gate has no portcullis (sliding iron door) and its main purpose was to impress visitors rather than be defensive.

 
 
 
Wistow Maze

Kibworth Road, Wistow, Nr Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF

Wistow Rural Centre has been created and extended in recent years to provide a wide variety of shops in pleasant rural surroundings.

 
 
 
Abbey Park Leicester
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Abbey Park Road, Leicester, LE4 5AQ

An award winning park, situated in Leicester's city centre. Enjoy exploring a Chinese garden, historical ruins, canals and boating lakes. Abbey Park is also home to fun fairs and festivals.

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  • Rail station: London Rd, Leicester (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester
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Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX

Visit Leicester's Museum of Science & Technology which is located in a late 19th century sewage pumping station. Discover beam steam engines, exhibitions, enjoy family friendly events and delve into 200 years of science and technology.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Jewry Wall Museum
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St. Nicholas Circle, Leicester, LE1 4LB

Discover the archaeology of Leicester's past and find out about the people of Leicester from Prehistoric times to the Medieval period.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

Passenger boat trips run most weekends from April to October or if you fancy something a little bit different, you can hire a boat for the whole day, bring along family and friends and really experience the canals first hand!

 
 
 

Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG

 
 
 

Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

Enjoy a pint and a meal at the award-winning Foxton Locks Inn any time of the year. The popular venue offers a full bar and restaurant menu and is the perfect place for all-season all-weather dining with its new heated and covered terrace.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Freehold Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1AR

Part of the world's largest working bellfoundry. The museum shows the craft techniques of moulding, casting, tuning and the fitting up of bells.

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  • Rail station: Loughborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Marsden Lane, Aylestone, Leicester, LE2 8LR

Speciality: Cream teas

Friendly tearooms overlooking meadows with canal to the front and River Soar to the rear. Beautiful views from garden, horses grazing, swans and ducks many other wildlife to see.

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  • Covers: 40
  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
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St. Martin's House, Leicester, LE1 5DE

Leicester Cathedral is situated in the City Centre, close to the Guildhall. With its tall spire, the Cathedral is an important part, not only of Leicester's life and work, but also of the city's skyline.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Flesh Hovel Lane, Quorn, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8FE

A unique place to relax and enjoy the gentler pace of life. Sitting on our large decking, watching the boats meander past, you can easily imagine you are a million miles away.

 
 

Main Street, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RD

A short walk along the tow path from the Foxton Locks tourist attraction, we offer a large beer garden and patio with scenic views of the Leicestershire countryside.

 
 
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Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE3

Housed in the Victorian gateway of the original Aylestone Road gas works, this gem of a museum possesses the world's largest collection of gas related artefacts.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Wanlip Road, Syston, Leicester, LE7 1PD

Explore 2 miles of Watermead, walk or cycle around man-made lakes or enjoy windsurfing or sailing. You can even take it easy with and a tuck into a picnic packed with tasty local produce!