Leicester and Leicestershire - how to get there and what to do when you arrive

Christmas lights in LeicesterTravel to Leicester provides up to date information on trains, airports, roads and buses. Look here for hotels, bars, restaurants, clubs and local tourist destinations.

Before you arrive in Leicester, use this site to find out where to stay, where to eat, what to do, what to see.

Where is Leicester?

See our new location of Leicester map. Find out more about Leicester. Find out more about Leicester and its surrounding areas from our Revealed Leicester page.

Our web site scores highly for promotions for Leicester and Leicesterhire.

The Travel to Leicester web site is produced by Leicester people - it's full of local knowledge.

Our web site has more photographic content than any of the other guides to Leicester and Leicestershire.

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Music in Leicester

Leicester has a thriving music scene with lots of talented local bands and singers.

Rock music is singling out Leicester as a major player in this genre. Find out more from our page on Leicester's music.

Check out our sister site Arts in Leicestershire for all info about music, drama and visual arts.

Check out our listing of rock gigs in Leicester. Our day by day listing of shows also covers Loughborough, Coalville, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray and other towns and villages in Leicestershire.

Leisure in Leicester

See our Featured Bar - Whites Victorian Bar

This month's featured club: Liquid

Check out special events taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Use our Entertainments Guide to find the best theatres, cinemas, festivals, events, and music. Or visit our sister web site: arts and entertainment in Leicestershire.

Our city has a wealth of entertainment and leisure facilities - from live music to comedy and dance.

Ours is a multicultural environment, rich in diversity, blending together arts from a range of musical traditions and cultures.

See our sister site: Arts in Leicestershire, for daily listings, and details of all kinds of arts and entertainment in Leicester and Leicestershire. Music, dance, paintings, exhibitions, festivals, theatre and lots more are featured on this site.

Also, links to local places and towns, information about towns, villages and localities.

Where to stay

Where to stay in the city and in Leicestershire's, hotels and guest houses. Find out where to stay in Leicestershire's towns.

Where to hold meetings

If you want to bring your conference, meeting or product launch to the Midlands, Leicester is an excellent choice of location.

Find out what Leicester has to offer to event management and conference organisers. Book your conference, exhibition, meeting, seminar or presentation in Leicester or Leicestershire - find out more about local hotels.

Holidays and tourism

If you are coming to Leicester on holiday, check out our Tourist Information page. There is a lot to do in our city, with plenty of beauty spots in the surrounding Leicestershire countryside, including our waterways. Find our more our Leicester's rich historical past.

Photo of Leicester MarketEnjoy your time in Leicester

Relax and enjoy what Leicester has to offer - find out about restaurants, bars, clubs, sport, and canals.

Find out more about the attractions awaiting you in Leicester.

Let's go shopping

You will find lots to buy from our markets, arcades, High Streets and areas of special shopping interest.

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