Things To Do
The Hilton Leicester hotel boasts an ideal location only 25 minutes from East Midlands Airport (EMA) and close to many Leicestershire attractions.
Shoppers will adore the fantastic shopping opportunities at Fosse Shopping Park or Highcross Shopping Centre in the city centre and we are in the ideal location to visit match fixtures at Leicester Tigers Rugby Club or Leicester City Football Club, or a race meet at the Leicester Racecourse.
Treat the family to a day of thrills and adventure at Twin Lakes, Alton Towers Resort or Drayton Manor Park. Other family attractions are the National Space Centre, Conkers and Twycross Zoo.
For historians, the area is rich in history with the King Richard III visitor centre and Bosworth Battlefield sites, and the Great Central Railway provides interest for rail enthusiasts.
Top local attractions include:
- National Space Centre
- Twycross Zoo
- Twin Lakes Theme Park
- Alton Towers
- Drayton Manor Park
- King Richard III Visitor Centre and Bosworth Battlefield
In and Around Town
Leicester City Football Club
Enjoy watching a game at the Leicester City FC.
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park
Bosworth Battlefield is a great day out for the whole family. The site of one of Briton's most famous historical battles; learn about King Richard III and what happened during this time.
National Space Centre
The National Space Centre is an all-weather attraction for all the family, situated in the heart of the Midlands, located just two miles from Leicester city centre.
TwinLakes Theme Park
Twinlakes Theme Park has endless adventures of family fun.
Twycross Zoo is a great family day out, with around 500 animals to see.
Jubilee Square Ice Rink
Get your skates on for a merry and bright Christmas on ice. From 6 December to 6 January.
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
New Walk contains displays of science, history and art, both international and local.
Enjoy a fun day out exploring one of the country's largest maize mazes, set in 8 acres of living maize and sunflower crop.
Great Central Railway
It’s the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other – just as it was when steam ruled the rails.