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A county that offers something for everyone

Welcome to Leicestershire!

This is a county with something for everyone, whether it’s long family days in the countryside, a shopping spree or some lively nightlife. A county of contrasts, whether its history, sport or modern shopping, you’ll find it in Leicestershire.

Perhaps you’re a history buff? The county is punctuated by landmarks alluding to its fascinating past. Visit Leicester Cathedral to see King Richard III’s tombstone. The UK loves a good curry and Leicester is one of the best places to find one. There’s also amazing dining and this beautiful part of England boasts many first-class restaurants, inviting inns and tea rooms which are bursting with local produce. Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the county, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide. Leicestershire’s cultural life is buzzing with museums, theatres, and galleries and live music venues. There are also hidden gems dotted across the region and not forgetting the pubs, bars and live music venues where you can unwind after all that sightseeing!

Whatever it is you’re looking for in Leicestershire, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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Getting to and around Leicestershire

Getting to and around Leicestershire

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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