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There’s so much to see and do in and around Leicester during your stay at the Belmont Hotel. From shopping centres to cultural attractions, and sporting events to historical sites, there’s something to suit all ages and interests.

Sports

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Leicestershire Cricket Club

Distance: 2.1mi

Visit Leicestershire County Cricket Club and book your tickets to see the local team in action. The venue also hosts a selection of other events, including outdoor cinema showings and concert events in the summer.

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Leicester Racecourse

Distance: 1.2mi

Over 30 race meetings a year take place at the magnificent racecourse grounds which cover 220 acres of beautiful greenery.

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Leicester City FC

Distance:1.3mi

Leicester City Football Club, also known as the Foxes, is an English professional football club based at the King Power Stadium. Head down and grab your tickets to watch Leicester City in one of their Premier League home matches, or book a stadium tour.

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Leicester Tigers

Distance:1.0mi

If rugby is your sporting passion, visit Leicester Tigers at their Welford Road home. There’s also the option to take part in a stadium tour and enjoy the ultimate behind-the scenes experience.

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Family Days

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Great Central Railway

Distance: 12.3mi

The Great Central Railway in Leicestershire is the UK's only double-track, mainline heritage railway. Full-size steam engines can be seen passing each other, and the trains run every weekend of the year, bank holidays and selected weekdays through the summer.

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Abbey Pumping Station

Distance: 2.6mi

Abbey Pumping Station is Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology, showcasing the city’s industrial, technological and scientific heritage. The museum also runs special events throughout the year, from beam engine steaming events to watching steam toys in action.

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National Space Centre

Distance: 2.6mi

The UK’s largest attraction dedicated to space exploration and space science. The building is filled with rockets, satellites, Martian surfaces and other genuine space artefacts, and also houses experts and a full Space Communications team.

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Culture

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De Montfort Hall

Distance: 0.5mi

De Montfort Hall is Leicester's largest entertainment venue and has been serving the city with quality live acts since 1913. From comedy shows and family and children's events, to music performances including 'Gigs in the Gardens' in the summer and more, there’s lots to choose from.

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Curve

Distance: 0.3mi

Curve is a spectacular state-of-the-art theatre based in the heart of Leicester’s vibrant Cultural Quarter. Curve has developed a reputation for producing, programming and touring a bold and diverse programme of musicals, plays, new work, dance and opera.

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New Walk Museum

Distance: 0.1mi

Leicester's original museum has collections and displays spanning the natural and cultural world, including ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, wild space, world arts and a gallery for under fives. The den and the Victorian art gallery feature works from the museum’s fine art collection.

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King Richard III Visitor Centre

Distance: 0.7mi

Discover an incredible story at the King Richard III Visitor Centre and immerse yourself in the incredible story of the last English king to die in battle and the first to be DNA tested.

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Shopping

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Highcross Leicester

Distance: 0.9mi

Highcross Leicester is a shopping centre in the heart of Leicester with over 100 stylish shops to explore including Apple, Debenhams and John Lewis.

Highcross offers a choice of stylish restaurants, cafés and places to grab a snack and there’s also a cinema and mini-golf course to enjoy.

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Fosse Park

Distance: 4.2mi

One of Britain’s biggest out of town shopping destinations, Fosse Park boasts over 25 big name stores, free customer parking for 2,500 cars and the best names in fashion.

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Friends of New Walk

This is a promotional film from the Friends of New Walk, Leicester, explaining a bit behind the charity, New Walk’s 200-year history, places and events on New Walk, responsibilities of the charity, and monuments and art initiatives on New Walk. Film made by Jonathan Lee.

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