Leicestershire is a delightful county to explore, with large stretches of unspoilt countryside and a variety of gardens and historic sites. At Market Bosworth is the Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre and Country Park, marking the site of the decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses.
The Grand Union Canal meanders it way through the beautiful Leicestershire countryside and what better way to explore the county than on a narrow boating holiday. Canal side features in Leicestershire include Foxton Locks, where you can visit the museum and learn the fascinating history of Foxton. Enjoy a pint at the Foxton Locks Inn and then shop for a souvenir at the Foxton Locks Shop.
Nearly 2000 years old and one of Leicester's most famous landmarks is an example of Roman walling. The Jewry Wall is the second largest surviving piece of Roman civil masonry in the country and its two arched doorways would have been situated between the bathhouse’s gymnasium and cold room.
For an exciting journey of discovery spend the day at The National Space Centre. Go on an interactive journey through six stunning galleries, explore the Universe and experience space at The National Space Centre. The National Space Centre is the only visitor attraction solely dedicated to space. Learn facts and mythical information about the planets. Designed as a news desk 'Space Now' brings you up to date with space related news as it happens.