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Leicester Map, United Kingdom

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Leicester Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Leicester with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Leicester useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Leicester!

Leicester Travel Guide

There are attractions galore for tourists who will visit Leicester in the form of the Field Of Battle of Bosworth, the old and historic Norman Castle Gardens and the open air market in the centre of the city.  One of the largest street celebrations or English carnivals is held in Leicester in the month of August and it is called the Notting Hill Festival, attended by visitors from all corners of the world. read more

Leicester Nightlife

This day time tame café doubles up as a bar during the night and shows its true colors when the wild party crowds throng this bar for its wines, beers and cocktails before moving off to dance halls. The old fashioned at heart will be impressed by the Victorian style ornate décor and may settle down in this cozy watering hole for the whole night, sloshed to glee. read more

Leicester Sightseeing

Lord Hastings began construction on Kirby Muxloe Castle in 1480 but was killed in 1483 before it could be finished.  The castle was one of the first to be built from brick and included a courtyard, a gatehouse, towers, a moat, a drawbridge, and living quarters.  read more

Leicester History

Residents of Leicester suffered ten outbreaks of plague between 1564 and 1638.  Also during this same time, King Henry VIII shut down the abbey and the “hospitals.”  In 1645, Leicester was sacked and put under siege by the Royalist armies of the English Civil War.  After the Parliamentary armies regained the town, the castle was burned in order to keep it from falling into the hands of the Royalist armies again. read more

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