Come and join the party, there is plenty to celebrate in the beautiful city of Leicester. Not only is it home to the Barclays Premiership Champions League winners, but it also boasts many award winning attractions to entertain the whole family. If you choose to rent a static caravan in the Leicestershire region, you will find an area with stunning locations, an amazing city and a wealth of interesting things to do. It’s an ideal option for either a week’s holiday or for a long weekend break.
You may prefer to enjoy a local music festival, discover a stately home, travel back in time with a steam train ride or visit a gallery or a museum. Experience the inspirational, contemporary shopping at Leicester until you’re ready to relax in one of the city’s stylish restaurants or bars. Here are some of our suggestions of places of interest in the Leicestershire and surrounding areas.
National Space Centre – Leicester
This prize-winning attraction is the largest in the UK dedicated to space. Enjoy hours of breath-taking fun and discovery and see the futuristic Rocket Tower. The video below shows a typical day out at the National Space Centre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKDvagX2zOs
Conkers – Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Explore the 120 acres of countryside grounds here at Conkers Discovery Centre, which has 4 discovery zones for adults and children of all ages. Exhibiting over 100 interactive items including the Tree Top Walk, an interactive forest floor and the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play area complete with spiders, bats and a scary troll.
Twycross Zoo – Hinckley
This World Primate Centre houses over 500 animals of around 150 different species including giraffes, meerkat, penguins, snow leopards, Asian elephants and over 20 species of monkeys.
King Richard III – Leicester
The remains of King Richard III were re-interred at Leicester Cathedral on 26 March 2015. You are able to visit his final resting place, or why not listen to, and find out about his history on one of the several walking and audio tours in the City Centre.
Shopping in Leicester
Boasting many high street names, specialist stores, markets and independent boutiques Leicester offers the visitor a unique shopping experience. There are several shopping outlets in the region, enough to satisfy any experienced shopper’s needs.
- Highcross shopping centre in the heart of the City.
- Haymarket Shopping Centre – a mix of fashion stores, right next to the Clock Tower
- The Lanes, Arcades and St. Martins Square – a treasure trove of niche stores, boutiques and emporiums
- Belvoir Street and Market Street – A classy shopping area with Fenwick department store, relaxing coffee shops and independent jewellers and clothes shops
- London Road, Leicester – right outside the train station, smaller type shops selling high-tech gadgets, music and designer fashion brands
Rent a static caravan in Leicester
Whatever your inclination, be it the adventurous outdoor type, stroll around shops in the town or the learning type; if you rent a caravan in Leicester or surrounding areas, whether for a long holiday or a short break, you will take home rewarding memories that will be treasured for a lifetime.
You can rent a static caravan anywhere in the UK, direct from owners, by visiting Rent My Caravan.