Destination guide

Historical Leicester will entice you

Take a holiday to Leicester and enjoy the area's history, museums and theatre scene. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, monuments and university setting. Highcross Shopping Centre and Leicester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Leicester

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Leicester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blaby Golf Centre (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Cosby Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Stoney Cove Diving Centre (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Mallory Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Rushcliffe Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Twycross Zoo (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Leicester

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leicester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victoria Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Coombe Abbey Country Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Kingsbury Water Park (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
  • Fermyn Woods Country Park (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)
  • Stamford Meadows (27.4 mi / 44 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Leicester

The nearest airport is in East Midlands (EMA), located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Nottingham (NQT), which is 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Leicester Station, Syston Station and Leicester Narborough Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Leicester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 100 holiday rentals around Leicester. From 21 Houses to 59 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Leicester is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leicester?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Leicester. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grace Road: 176 holiday rentals
  • Castle Hill Country Park: 213 holiday rentals
  • Curve Theatre: 181 holiday rentals
  • Jain Centre: 183 holiday rentals
  • Leicester Guildhall: 185 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leicester listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Leicester?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 21 Houses in Leicester. Our other popular types of Leicester holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 59 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leicester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Leicester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.