Things to See & Do
Leicester and Leicestershire is a destination packed with things to see and do ... whatever the weather.
Leicestershire cannot fail to inspire you. From great family attractions to top class restaurants, there's plenty to discover. You might prefer to visit a museum or gallery, or hire a barge on the Grand Union Canal or travel back in time on a steam train at the Great Central Railway. You could enjoy a unique local festival, or explore a Leicestershire stately home.
Experience contemporary, inspirational shopping in Leicester or browse the markets in our market towns, and once you're all shopped out, why not relax in a stylish city bar or restaurant. Alternatively, take life at a more leisurely pace and relax with friends over a pub lunch, or jump on a bike and explore the countryside.
The whole family can enjoy a world of discovery at one of our fantastic, award-winning, family attractions. Click here to see all places to visit in Leicestershire.
Family Days Out
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Walks & Tours
Walking is a great way to experience the varied landscape of Leicestershire, with miles of well signposted footpaths. Or book a guided walk with a Blue Badge Guide.
Guided Walks & Tours
Explore Leicestershire's countryside where you can enjoy picturesque waterways, country parks, cycle paths and lots more!
History & Heritage
Step back in time and delve into Leicestershire's fascinating history and heritage. Discover Roman ruins, majestic castles and historic events.
Art & Culture
Soak up the atmosphere of an exciting performance - see all venues and book yourself a night out.
Enjoy aspirational shopping with unique boutiques and independent shops or browse for bargains at a local market. See all shopping opportunities.
Visit historic churches in the city and county - some date to Anglo-Saxon times. See more information here.