Local Attractions

THE TORNADO A1 LOCOMOTIVE CARRIES PAYING PASSENGERS FOR THE FIRST TIME, LOUGHBOROUGHLeicester is the city where north and south meet and world cultures come together. Atypical shops,
interesting attractions, quality restaurants and a dazzling nightlife add to Leicester’s cutting edge style. And its only a few miles from the Highbury b&b..

Higbury Guest House is very conveniently located so our customers can visit local attractions including, The Bell Foundry Museum, The Steam Railway, Donnington Park, The Peak District and Alton Towers. Junction 23 on the M1 is just a short drive away.

The National Space Centre is a new exhibit and visitor attraction for the 21st century. The only centre of its kind, where you can take yourself off on a journey through space. If history is your interest, stroll around the Castle Park area of the city centre, and you will come across fine buildings of Old Leicester. Many museums are free to visit including the 14th century Guildhall and New Walk Museum which holds dinosaurs and German Expressionist art. For shoppers, you won’t be disappointed. A superb new top shopping destination is now in the city, with designer labels and big name stores.

alton-towersFrom the Leicester Lanes to the exquisite sarees, jewellery and Asian sweets along the Belgrave Road, there is something for everyone. From champagne and vodka bars to fine Indian curry houses, you’ll have plenty to choose from for your night out. If you’re looking for entertainment visit the De Montfort Hall, laugh your socks off at Jongleurs, or dance the night away at one of the city’s many clubs.