King Richard III Visitor Centre
This is the official visitor centre exploring the life and death of King Richard III.☎ 03003000900
Leicester Abbey FREE
The Scheduled Monument in Abbey Park comprises the Abbey Ruins, Abbot Penny's Wall, the remains of a 17c Mansion and Gardens.Recommended by Jordan Patchett, Leicester“Interesting old ruins of the former Abbey buildings”
The Guildhall hosts a major exhibition telling the story of King Richard III, his life and times and the search for his remains.Recommended by Peter Jordan, Leicester
Leicester Cathedral is at the physical heart of our city and county.
|St Martins House|
7 Peacock Lane
English Heritage - A length of Roman bath-house wall over 9 metres (30 feet) high.
University Of Leicester Botanic Gardens
Stunning gardens and cafe.☎ 01162712933
House - The first environmental show home to be opened in the United Kingdom.☎ 01162545489
Gorse Hill City Farm
Popular family attraction set over 19 acres.☎ 01162537582
National Space Centre
The National Space Centre is an all-weather attraction for all the family, situated in the heart of the Midlands.☎ 08456052001Recommended by Oliver Parsons, Derby“Great day out for the kids and parents too, so much to do under one roof”
Ulverscroft Nature Reserve FREE
National Trust - Reserve in the care of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust.
Leicester City Guildhall
Museum and performing arts venue.☎ 01162532569
Jewry Wall Museum FREE
Discover the archaeology of Leicester’s past and find out about the people of Leicester from Prehistoric times to the Medieval period.☎ 01162254971
New Walk Museum And Art Gallery FREE
A vast collection of displays and artefacts for all the family to enjoy.☎ 01162254900
Abbey Pumping Station
Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology, displaying Leicester's industrial, technological and scientific heritage.
Space Museum And Discovery Centre
Innovative and interactive museum.☎ 08456052001
Spinney Hill Park FREE
There are 34 acres of sloping parkland, with two popular and well-equipped play areas and an adventure playground.
Abbey Park FREE
Abbey Park is Leicester’s premier park and lies approximately one mile north of the City centre.Recommended by Gill Henry, Leicester“Good park to walk the dogs and let the children run off some steam”
Victoria Park FREE
Within easy walking distance for the city centre via the historic New Walk, this 69 acre parkland has a variety of attractions.
Knighton Park FREE
This beautiful 78 acre park offers colourful shrub borders, water garden, heather woodlands, two well-equipped play areas.
Humberstone Park FREE
This 20 acre park with its attractive gardens, popular children’s play area and sunken garden is located on Uppingham Road.
Braunstone Park FREE
This 168 acre park has a visitor/information centre, memorial dedicated to the US 82nd Airborne Division, azalea garden, play area.
Western Park FREE
The site was purchased for development in 1897 and to this day is the largest park in Leicester, offering 72 hectares to explore.
Beaumont Park FREE
The large grassed areas are suitable for a variety of informal leisure and recreational activities, including a BMX track.
Evington Park FREE
Only two miles away from the City centre, Evington Park has the tranquil atmosphere of the country estate it once was.
Castle Hill Country Park FREE
Established in the early 1980’s the park comprises some 250 acres of grassland, plantation and broad leaved woodland.
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Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood are designated as a Country Park. A welcoming rural recreational facility.Recommended by Shelley Down, Matlock“Wonderful walks and open spaces, a great place to meet a deer head on in all its beauty”
Watermead Country Park FREE
140 hectare green oasis with 12 lakes. Great location for families to relax and have fun.☎ 01162671944
Blaby Oaks FREE
Blaby Oaks is a 5.7 ha site leased for 199 years from Leicestershire County Council in 1998.
Bradgate Country Park
Marvellous 890 acre country park.☎ 01162362713Recommended by Greig Spencer, Leicester“Peaceful, country park, lovely walks and scenery”
Ten Pin Bowling.☎ 01162631234Recommended by Sid Geary, Leicester
City centre cinema.☎ 03330144501
12 screen luxury cinema.☎ 08712201000
Independent Cinema.☎ 01162422800
Vue Cinema Leicester
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03453084620
The Little Theatre
- One of the UK's leading amateur theatres based in Leicester city centre.☎ 01162551302
The place for exciting, diverse and inspiring theatre.☎ 01162423560
The Y Theatre
Bustling live performance venue hosting a variety of comedy, theatre, dance, music and more.
De Montfort Hall
Leicester's premier live music and performance venue.☎ 01162333111
Blaby Golf Range
Blaby golf centre is ideally located in the centre of the Blaby district and has facilities for all ages.
Kirby Muxloe Golf Club
Cosby Golf Club
Leicestershire Golf Club
Beedles Lake Golf Club
Glen Gorse Golf Club
Scraptoft Golf Club
Health and fitness club.☎ 01162612333
State of the art health and Fitness club.☎ 01162046500
Health and fitness club. No contract needed.☎ 08443843013
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre
Indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, rock climbing and much more.☎ 01162333070
Gym, health and fitness club.☎ 01162828800
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Offers a wide range of activities including kayaking, abseiling, archery and much more.☎ 01162681426
Go Karting and Paintballing centre.☎ 01162592900
Historic horse-racing course in Oadby.
Family friendly adventure golf course.
Park View Riding School
Friendly centre. Lessons available.☎ 01162364858
Mere Lane Riding School
Family friendly riding school. Lessons available.☎ 01162710122
Live action laser game.
The ultimate laser adventure.☎ 01162531153