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Mini Guide to Leicester: The city of Leicester lies in the East Midlands of England. This friendly city boasts plenty of things to see and do.
Structurally, the heart of the city is made up of a series of interlinking neighbourhoods; all with something unique to offer its visitors. Marvel at the medieval history of the Old Town; steeped in history, the cobbled streets are home to some of the city’s historical and cultural hotspots. Gems include the medieval Guildhall and the King Richard III Visitor Centre.
For a different experience why not take a trip to Aylestone village? The lush greens are a tranquil oasis escape from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. For a relaxing experience you can take a picnic to Aylestone Hall and Gardens. This grade II listed building boasts lush surrounding gardens which are open to the public and are a perfect sport to relax after a busy day. Aylestone Village is also home to St Andrew’s church; over 800 years’ of history lie within its walls and you’re sure to discover lots of fascinating historical facts during your visit.
If it’s retail therapy you’re after, a visit to the shops and markets of St Martin’s Square is a must. This cute courtyard is surrounded by plenty of restaurants and shops; the perfect spot to kick back and relax with friends. St Martin’s Tea and Coffee Merchants offer freshly brewed coffee, or for a taste of Italy why not head over to Gelato Village for some tasty Italian gelato? For a quirky shopping experience, The Vintage Scene is home to some one-off pieces that you won’t find anywhere else.
For a food fix, you’ll find plenty of culinary delights to cater to everyone’s tastes and budgets. A former UK Curry Capital, Leicester boasts a wide range of Indian restaurants to choose from. For a fine dining experience head on over to The Case, or for the vegans and veggies there’s World Peace Cafe. You’re sure to find something to suit everyone’s palate in Leicester.
If it’s museums and galleries you’re after, Leicester offers plenty. New Walk Museum and Art Gallery houses a wide ranging collection of artefacts and displays. From Ancient Egypt to The Dinosaur Gallery and much more.
Leicester Transport Information: It’s really easy to get around Leicester’s neighbourhood by foot or public transport. If you’re flying in, the nearest airport is East Midlands airport. You can hire a taxi, minibus or coach to get you into Leicester city centre in under half an hour.