Local Links and Attractions

Leicester is a unique city with a dramatic and varied history and a colourful, multicultural present. If you’re planning on starting your future here, then you’ll be lucky enough to become part of a diverse community who regularly celebrates its historic roots; along with the delights of multi-ethnic entertainment.

Whether you’re new to the area, or you’re born and bred ‘Lestah’ below are some local attractions and links to help you get to know the area, or to remind yourself just how much our wonderful city has to offer!

For the Outdoorsman - 
Abbey Pumping Station
Bradgate Park
Rutland Water
Foxton Locks
Leicester Outdoor Persuits Centre

For the Sportsman - 
Leicester City Football Club
Leicester Tigers Rugby Club
Leicester Riders Basketball
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

For the Historian - 
Heritage of Leicester
King Richard III
Jewry Wall
New Walk Museum
The Guildhall

For the Intellectual - 
University of Leicester
De Montfort University

For the Culture Seeker - 
De Montfort Hall
The Curve Theatre
The Phoenix

For the Retail Enthusiast - 
Highcross Shopping Centre
Haymarket Shopping Centre
Fosse Park Shopping Centre
St Martins Square

For the Star Gazer - 
The National Space Centre

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