With so much going on, you won’t be left wondering what to do in Leicester. East Midlands’ largest city has hit the headlines for all the right reasons in recent years, thanks to Leicester City F.C.’s enthralling underdog story and the remarkable discovery and reburial of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral. Away from the news stories, there’s plenty to like about the city that brought us the Attenborough brothers and Walkers crisps, from discovering the activities and entertainment near our hotels in Leicester to dining in delectable restaurants and quenching your thirst in a quirky watering hole.
Things to do in Leicester
Places to eat
You won’t be short on options to eat out in the former curry capital of the UK, with a city centre bustling with restaurants from around the world and a worthy reputation of some of the finest Indian dining in the country.
Thanks to the addition of Highcross to Leicester’s roster of shopping centres and destinations, the city has a wealth of high street and quirky independent shops right in the heart of the city, for all tastes and budgets.
Right in the heart of the country, Leicester has convenient connections to many major cities and three international airports, due to its enviable train network. And if you’re travelling within the city, Leicester’s twin bus stations will get you where you need to go.