With a centralised location and widespread transport links combined with its surrounding areas, Leicester is an easily accessible town with much to offer.
Its town centre provides a large range of high street brands, many of which sit within the newly restored Highcross Quarter, as well as many specialist shops. Positioned alongside these retail hotspots is one of the cityís best known attractions, Leicester Market, which is the biggest indoor market in Europe which displays a wide variety of wares.
Itís regularly understood that Leicesterís biggest attraction is its fine cuisine. A city that supports a wide range of cultures itís no surprise that it has become a draw for food lovers. A large number of restaurants serve authentic Indian cuisine and a traditional Caribbean fare is also broadly available.
Taking into account that Leicester has an unbroken lineage, recorded back to the Saxon era, anyone who has an interest in local history can find many notable buildings around the city; from ruins of the Leicester Castle, the gothic grandeur of St Martinís cathedral, the historic central clock tower, to the remains of the towns Roman baths that sit alongside Leicesterís famous Jewry Wall.
Sport fans will find a great deal of interest in and around Leicester. Experience the thrilling atmosphere of the Walkers Stadium, home of the Championship club, Leicester City FC; the townís Rugby Union team, the Leicester Tigers, which are the most successful club of all time in the English game. Alongside this is the Leicestershire Country Cricket Club, which has been among the most successful teams of recent times.
Leicester city has many excellent leisure & entertainment venues to choose from, as well its wide range of one off events ranging from Britainís biggest comedy festival to the countryís largest Caribbean Carnival outside Notting Hill.