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Welcome to Leicester and Leicestershire
There's fun for everyone in Leicester and Leicestershire this Christmas. The whole of our city and county is being lit up with Christmas trees and fairy lights in preparation for the season ahead.
Each of Leicestershire's county towns are hosting their own festive events leading up to Christmas - visit the Winter Wonderland at Conkers, ride on a train at Great Central Railway and see Santa, there's gift ideas galore at local craftfairs, Christmas tree festivals, carol services and much more - see our full list of Christmas events.
Hover over the images below to see details of some of this year's highlights.
Take a tour around our city and county and plan a short break or a day out in Leicestershire.
In the north of the county in Loughborough you can board a steam train at Great Central Railway and travel to Leicester North on the outskirts of Leicester city. In Leicester visit Abbey Park and the National Space Centre and see the UK's largest planetarium.
In the south, visit Foxton Locks and explore the new BoilerHouse that uses the latest technology to explain the history of the inclined plane.
At Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre imagine the sights and sounds from the battle that saw the end of the reign of King Richard III.