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Things to do in Historic Leicester
Leicester is only a short trip away
By train its only 12 minutes, with trains running four times an hour www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
By bus these run every hour take the 127 https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/midlands/places/loughborough/
By taxi—ask the hotel reception to book you a reliable local taxi
See The Future
If you like space then the National Space Centre is a place you should not miss. With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.
Visit the past
Like your history laced with murder, mystery and mayhem, then this is the place for you.
Or if you prefer more tranquil surroundings visit the Cathedral right next door
Enjoy The Present
There are so many to choose from, but here’s some we recommend
Italian: Oggi’s is the place http://www.oggileicester.co.uk/
Like British food with an eclectic mix from around the globe? The Case is the place http://www.thecase.co.uk/
Fine Dining? Try Lilu—but book early http://lilurestaurant.co.uk/
If you preference is Indian there are just too many to choose between, but here are a few of our favourites:
Chutney Ivy http://www.chutneyivy.com/
Shimla Pinks http://4550.co.uk/shimlapinks/
There are a large number of others close to the train station and City Centre. A quick google search will reveal all, or simply ask a taxi driver where is good to eat.
Need to relax?
Take a walk in Bradgate Park https://www.bradgatepark.org/
Or see the geese in Abbey Park https://www.leicester.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/parks-and-open-spaces/our-parks/abbey-park
If you need a place to put up your feet and take a drink, then there are plenty of bars in the City Centre. Here’s just a few of those you might enjoy.
Manhattan 34 https://manhattan34.com/
Bar Bruxelles https://www.facebook.com/bruxellesleic/
The Bottle Garden https://www.facebook.com/thebottlegardenbar/