With only two days to explore all that Leicester has to offer, you will be positively spoilt for choice. To start, we recommend that you experience Leicester’s far from predictable shopping options. From high street style shops in Highcross Leicester to the exotic sights of saris and Asian jewellery, you are bound to find something gorgeous to remind you of your stay. Leicester Lanes and St. Martin’s Square also provide familiar stores alongside independent craft shops and boutiques, to suit all tastes and budgets. After shopping ‘til you drop, why not take a breather in Leicester’s famous City Spa? From massages, to tanning and facials, again there is something to suit every budget. This is a treat guaranteed to revitalize you. At the end of a long day stay at the Hotel Campanile LEICESTER which is ideally located only 1km from the city centre!
A week-long stay
A week in Leicester is an ideal amount of time to sample both the modern luxuries of the city’s shops and bars, while soaking in the historical and cultural heritage of the region too. Leicester’s multicultural community is extremely important to them, and if you visit the city during Diwali you will be met with breath-taking fireworks and live performances. Many of Leicester’s places of worship are open for visitors who want to discover more about a religion’s customs or traditions. Looking further back in time, Leicester has a well-documented Roman history which can be discovered in depth at the Jewry Wall Museum. Take a tour through the Castle Park and see the stunning old town for yourself, or explore one of Leicestershire’s many stately homes, all within easy reach.
Leicester is absolutely teeming with activities for all the family. With lots of green space, the city is home to activities and adventure centres such as Conkers and Wistow Maze, which make for a fun day out for everyone. Leicester is also home to the National Space Centre and Twycross Zoo – both a perfect day trip for young, inquisitive children. Many of the museums around Leicester are fully accessible to children of all ages and have exhibitions dedicated to their learning. For an evening treat, why not visit the Curve Theatre to see their diverse range of performances.