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Budget-minded travellers will find good deals in Leicester, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, university vibe and fun sporting events. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and theatres. Top sights in the city include Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester Cathedral and Jewry Wall.
The city is well known for its museums and theatres, and cultural venues include New Walk Museum, National Space Centre and Curve Theatre. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Leicester Cathedral, Jewry Wall, and Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower. Shopping is a favourite activity, so consider an excursion to Highcross Shopping Centre and Haymarket Shopping Centre.
Outside the city, popular places to visit include Ashby de la Zouch Castle, located 15.8 mi (25.5 km) from the city centre, and Ricoh Arena, which is 20 mi/32.2 km away.
If you want to journey outside the city, ride aboard a train from Leicester Station, Syston Station or Leicester Narborough Station. Leicester may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.