Those who visit Leicester will soon discover they can experience various activities surrounded by some glorious countryside.
Golfing in Leicester is well known for its large selection of golf courses, with over 25 public and private courses. Amongst some of the best golf courses in Leicestershire include Kilworth Springs, Longcliffe, Rothley park and Kirby Muxloe.
Watersports in Leicester play a big role in the activity range in Leicester and can be enjoyed by locals and those visiting. Scuba diving in Leicester is located at Stoney Cove the UK’s National Diving Centre. Rutland water with one of the largest reservoirs in Europe offers numerous and some excellent facilities including sailing, windsurfing and canoeing.
If you want to try your hand at climbing in Leicester, there are numerous centres available including Leicester’s outdoor pursuits centre, The Tower Rock Climbing Centre at Leicester Leys leisure centre, The Climbing Station located just 3 minutes’ drive from the centre of Loughborough and RockBlok an outdoor activity centre on the North Shore of Rutland Water.
For those wanting to try snowsports, Skiing in Leicester is possible in the north west borders at Swadlincote Ski Slope and snowboard centre, where you can learn to Ski, Snowboard, toboggan and sno-tube.
To enjoy Leicestershire beautiful nature in all its charm, we recommend some calmer activities such as Fishing in Leicester with fantastic river and still water fishing available. Whether you a serious hiker, leisure walker or just wanted to get away from it all, there is a comprehensive range of walking in Leicester, from self-led to guided walks around the county.
From a gentle cycle on the flat to a challenging hill climb you can take your pick to cycling in Leicester. Cycle routes for every type of rider means there’s just the right level of challenge and adventure round every corner.
If your after Horse riding in Leicester, on offer are leisurely treks where you can enjoy the countryside or if you’re looking to develop your skills as a competent rider, the numerous and riding centres means you’ll never be far away from a chance to ride.
There’s no shortage of ideas and suggestions, Leicestershire offers a wealth of indoor and outdoor activities.