Explore Leicester & Leicestershire

leics-area-mapWhether you live locally and want to discover more of Leicester & Leicestershire, or you’re visiting for business or pleasure, check out our guides below for all you need to know about exploring the city and county.

Our journey planner will help you plan your trip – simply tell us where you need to be and when, and we’ll show you the best options.

Visit our driving pages for traffic and parking information including Leicester Park & Ride and find out how to turn spare seats into savings with Choose How You Move Carshare.

Explore on foot

  • Free walking maps, public rights of way, parks & open spaces, walking groups, guided walks.

Explore by bike

  • Free cycling maps, free cycling courses, cycling groups and guided bike rides.

Explore by public transport

  • Many of the attractions in the heart of The National Forest can be reached by using the National Forest Hopper bus service between Leicester and Burton upon Trent.

Need some help deciding where to stay, play and explore?

Take a look at Visit LeicesterGo Leicestershire and The National Forest – for a whole host of suggestions for visitors and residents alike.