Historic and Heritage things to do in Leicester

Visit the Leicestershire’s museums for an insight into the amazing history of Leicester and Leicestershire. From Richard III to Lady Jane Grey to the Battle of Bosworth, Leicester is rich history.

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.
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
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.
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.
Abbey Park

Abbey Park

Abbey Park Rd, Leicester LE4 5AQ

For those who may have only a short period of time in which to fully appreciate just how extensive Leicester's history is and how it advanced during certain periods, the Abbey Park provides the perfect answer.
Bosworth Battlefield

Bosworth Battlefield

Ambion Ln, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV13 0AD

The Battle of Bosworth was one of the most influential and important events in British history, after which the mighty Tudor dynasty came to power.
Bradgate Park

Bradgate Park

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire. LE6 0HE

Bradgate Park is Leicestershire’s largest and most popular Country park located in the heart of the ancient Charnwood Forest
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