Welcome to Leicester, an exciting cosmopolitan city with a proud history stretching back 2000 years.
Leicester is brimming with things to see and do, with state-of-the-art, award-winning venues including Curve, Highcross Shopping Centre and the National Space Centre, a fantastic calendar of events and festivals, renowned museums and galleries, a range of cuisines, areas of natural beauty and ancient heritage.
A modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, Leicester offers something of interest for all ages.
Set in the heart of one of England's most attractive counties, the surrounding villages and countryside are easily reachable to explore. Our central location in the Midlands, makes it to accessible from all directions. It takes just 62 minutes to come to Leicester on a fast, direct train from London.