Attractions in Leicester
King Richard III 2.2 Miles
The mortal remains of King Richard III have been reinterred in Leicester Cathedral.
A Service of Reinterment of the Mortal Remains of King Richard III took place at Leicester Cathedral in March 2015. The service was held in the presence of the Most Rt Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury alongside representatives of the World Faiths. The tomb is in place and can be seen by visitors to the Cathedral.
Leicester City Football Club 1.6 miles
In August 2002 the club moved into its new home, only a stone's throw away from their old Filbert Street ground. The stadium was built by Birse Construction at a cost of 35m , is completely enclosed with all corners being filled with seating. The sides are of a good size, built in the same style and height. Running around three sides of the stadium, just below the roof, is a transparent perspex strip, which allows more light and facilitates pitch growth.
De Montfort University 1.7 miles
De Montfort University is a dynamic organization, formed from a diverse range of specialist institutions. Its long history of excellent teaching, learning and research is founded in the technical and trade education of the late 19th Century. The name itself is associated with Simon De Montfort, Earl of Leicester, a distinguished figure in English history and widely credited with establishing the first parliament in 1265.
Highcross Leicester 2.3 Miles
Highcross is a shopping centre situated in the Leicester town centre it contains over 120 shops, with a range of both large and smaller units, including branches of the department stores House of Fraser, Debenhams, Apple and John Lewis. There are also 15 restaurants and cafés, a cinema and two large car parks.
National Space Centre 3.6 miles
The National Space Centre is one of the United Kingdom's leading visitor attractions that is devoted to space science and astronomy. The centre has six main galleries of exhibits and visitor activities covering space flight, astronomy and cosmology. The attraction also includes a Digistar 3 dome cinema and planetarium, a gift shop and a restaurant.