Beautiful clock tower in Leicester, England

Weekend in Leicester - A Guide to What to See and Do

Weekend in Leicester

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There& a lot more to see and do in a weekend in Leicester than there might seem. From architecture to historic treasures, this city will surprise you.

Old John, Bradgate Park Where Lady Jane Grey grew up. Now part of an 850 acre public park in the Charnwood Forest. Leicestershire.

Old John, Bradgate Park Where Lady Jane Grey grew up. Now part of an 850 acre public park in the Charnwood Forest.

Richard III statue, Leicester, England

Weekend in Leicester - A Guide to What to See and Do

There's a lot more to see and do in a weekend in Leicester than there might seem. From architecture to historic treasures, this city will surprise you.

Leicester Cathedral

Gallery: In Search of the Grave of Richard III

Though Richard III's original grave has been lost, a memorial stone in his honor sits in Leicester Cathedral. If the king's remains are found, he'll be interred here.

Leicster. This is where I'm going to be in four weeks and three days.

Leicester, UK (Total landmark -& where I first encountered an odour of the middle-classes, ie perfume mixed with baking!

Leicester Castle Gateway. Part of the old Castle Park area on the edge of the City Centre

Part of the old Castle Park area on the edge of the City Centre . death-place John of Gaunt Plantagenet/ Duke Lancaster

-Where Lady Jane Grey grew up- Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Photo by Mark Corby

Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Where Lady Jane Grey grew up. Photo by Mark Corby

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