What you need to know before traveling to Leicestershire

Leicestershire is a county in central England; its capital is Leicester. The city is one of the main sights of tourism in Leicestershire. For some great shopping in Leicestershire, you should check out the Haymarket Shopping Center and Leicester Market, both in the capital. One of the most symbolic of Leicestershire sights is the Clock Tower, at the heart of the city. You should also check out Jewlry Wall, the remains of Roman public baths, the Leicester Cathedral, originally built in 1086, and the Leicester Guildhall, some parts of which date to the 14th century. Other Leicestershire attractions include Ashby Castle, dating to the 15th century, and Belvoir Castle, where visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities on the extensive grounds.

Get familiar with Leicestershire culture in any one of the several museums in the county. Visit the motorcycle museum in Stanford Hall, while Abbey Pumping Station, once used to pump sewage, is a must-see museum. If you’re looking for outdoor activities while you’re visiting Leicestershire, then you should head over to Bradgate Park, Swithland Wood and the Foxton Locks, a series of ten canal locks. If you’d like to spend a week or even a weekend in Leicestershire, you should check out EasyToBook.com to find the right hotel to make your stay a pleasant one; you might also want to do some more Internet research on all the things to do in Leicestershire before you head out.

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