Leicester is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.The city lies on the River Soar and at the edge of the National Forest.
Leicester Bus Tour is an open top tour bus linking many of the Leicester tourist sites in and around the city.
Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Houses Museum and Gardens
Use + and
- to zoom in and out. Drag the little man to use street view.
The theatre hosts around 200 productions a year, with a season usually consisting of 12 plays. The theatre is home to the Leicester Drama Society, and the programme primarily showcases plays from the resident amateur theatre company as well as hosting some professional acts, with a main auditorium of 349 seats, along with an additional studio space for performances and workshops.
Guildhall is a Grade I listed timber framed building, with
the earliest part dating from c. 1390. The Guildhall once acted as
the town hall for the city until the current one was commissioned in
Although some parts are earlier, the majority of the building dates from the 15th century. It is located in the old walled city, on a street now known as Guildhall Lane.
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery. A family friendly day-out, the galleries include Ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs, Wild Space, World Arts and a gallery for the under 5s, The Den and our Victorian Art Gallery featuring works from our fine art collection. The first floor galleries include the Arts & Crafts Gallery, Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection and Leicester's internationally renowned German Expressionist collection.
Newarke Houses Museum and Gardens incorporating the Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment. The Museum is composed of two historic houses, Wygston's Chantry House and Skeffington House and tells the story of contemporary Leicester and the history of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment. The museum displays include a cinema experience, a collection of toys from Tudor to present day and a play area for children to try various games.
A Leading Theatre Offering Fresh And Compelling Theatre Productions. When the 32 tonne steel walls separating the stage and the foyer are lifted, the stage is visible from street level. The glass façade encloses an open plan foyer with views onto the café, bars, backstage area, and across the stage.