The cathedral city of Leicester is a hub of history and culture. In 2012 it was discovered that King Richard III was buried here. Today they have a visitor centre dedicated to the King's story, a real focal point for the budding historians among us.

A hub of history and culture

For those looking for an out-of-this-world experience, the city is home to the National Space Centre. With six interactive galleries and the UK’s largest planetarium, this award-winning museum is definitely worth a visit.

Once you’ve finished exploring the cities vast array of museums make sure you leave time for a spot of shopping and a bite to eat. St Martin’s Square and the Lanes are areas not to miss for those wanting to discover a wealth of independent shops and cafes.