Let us help you plan your short break


Looking for some inspiration on where to visit or where to stay? Let us make it easy for you. Simply send us an email with your requirements and we will come up with an itinerary packed full of exciting and interesting things to do whilst you are here in Leicester and Leicestershire. 

To give you a taster of what you can experience on a short break to Leicester and Leicestershire, we have come up with these suggestions for you.


Ideas for the City

Plan a visit with our help

If you've not visited our city before, you may need some help with choosing what to come and visit. Culture, pampering, shopping or good food?  See our suggestions here.


Visit Melton Mowbray

Lots to see and do at Melton

Explore the countryside in the Melton area.  There is a choice of markets that take place in the town,  lots of good food in local pubs and don't forget to buy your local cheese and pies.


History and Heritage

See ideas for a history and heritage short break

Whether you're interested in historic homes, family history, or industrial heritage you'll find lots to see and do in Leicestershire.  Use these ideas to design and plan your visit.


Take a closer look at our city and county

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Melton Mowbray & Vale of Belvoir

Melton Mowbray is in the north east of Leicestershire, close to the picturesque Vale of Belvoir which literally translated means 'beautiful view'.

Loughborough & Charnwood

Explore the area of Loughborough and Charnwood where you can experience the buzz of a university town mixed with the tranquility of the great outdoors.

Ashby de la Zouch & National Forest

Ashby de la Zouch lies at the heart of the National Forest, an area that embraces ancient buildings, fascinating visitor attractions and miles of hidden nature trails.

Hinckley & Market Bosworth

The market towns of Hinckley and Market Bosworth lie in the west of Leicestershire, surrounded by rolling countryside and many pretty villages.


Leicester is a contemporary city bursting with arts, culture, history, festivals, attractions, shopping and food and drink.


Blaby covers an area south and west of Leicester, including the villages of Blaby, Narborough and Kirby Muxloe. Stroll around the village of Blaby, much of which has been designated a conservation area.

Oadby & Wigston

Oadby and Wigston lie on the southern outskirts of Leicester, between the city and the rolling South Leicestershire countryside.

Market Harborough & Lutterworth

The town of Market Harborough is the ideal place to head for to experience rural activity, bustling streets, stylish independent shopping and tasty food and drink.
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