Leicester tourist and travel information

Leicester tourist and travel information

Leicester Travel Information

Leicester Leicester is surrounded by an excellent roads, air and rail network. 30 minutes from East Midlands airport and 45 minutes from Birmingham airport

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Leicester - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Coaches between St Margarets Bus Station, Leicester and many other cities. There is a taxi rank at the bus station.



Travel by train

Rail Leicester Leicester - Travel by train - Leicester Station, London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0QB. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available.

East Midlands Trains. eastmidlandstrains.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk


Roads - Leicester Leicester - Travel by road - Leicester has the M1 motorway to the west of the city. Junction 21A takes traffic to the north of Leicester. Junction 21 is where the M1 merges with the M69 (to Coventry)


M1 Motorway

Roads Leicester - Travel by road - Leicester is about 2 miles east of Junction 21 of the M1 Motorway. The M1 is a north - south motorway which links London to Leeds. Leicester is about 100 miles from London and 100 miles from Leeds.

M1 Motorway

M 69 Motorway

Roads Leicester - Travel by road - Leicester is about 2 miles east of the intersection of the M 69 and M 1 Motorways. The M 69 Motorway links Leicester and Coventry. Leicester is about 26 miles from Coventry.

M 69 Motorway

 www.easyCar.com low cost car rental online

Miles from Leicester Leicester is 100 miles from London, 45 miles from Birmingham.


Airport East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2SA. Tel: 0871 919 9000. Duty and Tax Free shopping. Aviation Gift and Hobby Centre. Boots the Chemist. International Currency Exchange. Spar World News. East Midlands airport is about 16 miles from Leicester.


Leicester Tourist Information


Sport - Leicester Leicester - Sport - Leicester City Football Club, Walkers Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester, LE2 7FL. Ten Pin Bowling, hollywood bowl Leicester, Meridian Leisure Park, Braunstone, Leicester, LE19 1JZ. Tel: 0116 263 1234. Mallory Park (Motorsport) Ltd, Mallory Park Circuit, Kirkby Mallory, Leicester, LE9 7QE. Tel: 01455-842931.

Leicester City Football Club


Sport Leicester - Sport - Oadby Golf Club, Leicester Road Racecourse, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 4AJ.Tel: 01162700215. Humberstone Heights Golf Club, Gipsy Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 0TB. Tel: 01162995570.



Stores Leicester - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 18 Gallowtreegate, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 1DA. Tel: 0116 253 6610. Fosse Park - Fosse Park Shopping Centre, Leicester, Leicestershire
LE19 1HQ. Tel: 0116 263 0680.
British Home Store Fosse Park - Unit 8, Fosse Park Shopping Park, Enderby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 1HX. Tel: 0845 8410186. British Home Store Leicester - 52-54 Gallowtree Gate, Leicestershire, LE1 1DA. Tel: 0845 8410217. Beaumont Shopping Centre, Beaumont Shopping Centre, 25 Beaumont Way, Leicester LE4 1DS. Tel:0116 2352561. Located just off the A46 near Anstey, only five minutes from the A6 and 10 mins from the M1 junction 22. Leicester offers two indoor shopping centres - the Haymarket and the Shires Centre.

Beaumont Shopping Centre Leicester


Entertainment Leicester - Entertainment - Vue Cinema - Meridian Leisure Park, Lubbesthorpe Way, Leicester, LE3 3AH. Odeon Cinema, Freemans Park, 90 Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LT. Phoenix Cinema, Newarke Street, Leicester, LE15 6HW. Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Belgrave Gate, Leicester, LE1 3YQ. Tel: 0870 330 3131.


Other information Leicester - Other information - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre and Country Park, Sutton Cheney, Nr Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV13 OAD. Tel: 01455 290 429. Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Deer Barn Buildings, Country Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE. Tel: 0116 2362713.



Leicester hotels


Guest House bed and breakfast in Leicester

Self catering accommodation in Leicester

Leicestershire Map and Attractions

Leicester is 100 miles from London and 100 miles from Leeds. Lutterworth is about 30 miles from Loughborough. Ashby-de-la-Zouch is about 40 miles from Oakham.

Airports Airports indicated are Nottingham East Midlands, Birmingham International and Coventry.

Roads Leicester is about 2 miles east of Junction 21 of the M1 Motorway.

Leicestershire map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Leicester.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Foxton Canal Museum Tel: 0116 2792 657. foxtonlocks.com.
Attraction 2 - Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Leicestershire, DE73 7LE. Tel: 01332 863822.
Attraction 3 - Twycross Zoo, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3PX. Tel: 01827 880250. www.twycrosszoo.com.
Attraction 4 - Leicester Racecourse Co Ltd, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL. General Race day enquires: 0116 271 6515. leicester-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - Deene Park, Corby, Northhamptonshire, NN17 3EW. Tel: (01780) 450278.

Foxton locks

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photos of Leicester

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Melton Mowbray hotels & Market Harborough hotels.

For bed and breakfast accommodation in other areas near to Leicester see bed and breakfast in Hinckley & bed and breakfast in Market Harborough.

For self catering accommodation in other areas near to Leicester see self catering accommodation in Loughborough & self catering accommodation in Melton Mowbray. Or Central England accommodation

Telephoning Leicester from abroad - To dial a number in Leicester from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Leicester

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