Things to Do in Leicester

There are so many things to do and see in Leicester and Leicestershire. WhyLeicester has all you need in one place. Many may underestimate the East Midlands City of Leicester as to just how many things there are to do and sights there are to see. In actual fact however Leicester is an area that is quietly steeped in history, featuring Roman pavements, baths and beautiful architecture.

Just some of these landmarks include the historical buildings of the Leicester Guildhall, New Walk Museum and Belvoir Castle and Gardens.

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Twinlakes Family Theme Park

Twinlakes Family Theme Park

Melton Spinney Rd, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 4SB

Twinlakes Park offers the very best in family entertainment jam-packed with a breath-taking variety of family Rides and Attractions.
Curve Theatre

Curve Theatre

60 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1SB

The Curve is a relatively new theatre in Leicester having been opened in December 2008, it boasts a full and varied timetable of events and productions from musicals, touring companies and drama pieces.
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA

Such a lot to discover here - Egyptian Mummies, Dinosaur skeletons, Wild Animals and artwork to admire. Free of Charge and easily accessible.
National Space Centre

National Space Centre

Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS, England

The National Space Centre has recently been voted as the UK’s Large Visitor Attraction of the year and makes for one of the most immersive day out experiences throughout Leicester
King Richard III Visitor Centre

King Richard III Visitor Centre

4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB

On the 22nd of August 1485 the King of England was killed at Bosworth battlefield; now known as the battle of Bosworth
Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum

Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum

Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum Bond Lane, Mountsorrel Leicestershire, LE12 7AA

A super family run farm park in Mountsorrel with great amenities and enough to keep the children entertained all day in fine weather.
Belvoir Castle & Gardens

Belvoir Castle & Gardens

Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE

Location in the north east of Leicestershire, Belvoir Castle stands high on a hill overlooking 16,000 acres of woodland and farmland.
Gorse Hill City Farm

Gorse Hill City Farm

Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ

Gorse Hill Farm is a charity run community project and is a working farm. A great place for families and to get your kids involved in helping out!
Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Rutland Water Nature Reserve Egleton, Oakham Rutland LE15 8BT

Not only does the Rutland Water Reserve serve as one of the most popular destinations for nature lovers who visit or live in Leicester, but it additionally has come to garner international attention.
Leicester Guildhall

Leicester Guildhall

Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England

For those who are looking for historical architecture there are few buildings that are as old or as impressive as the Leicester Guildhall.
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