The ‘Richard III: Leicester’s Search for a King’ exhibition is a must-see for history fans and provides an opportunity to learn more about the King’s life and death.
The award-winning King Richard III Visitor Centre is located close to Leicester Cathedral where following the King’s reinterment to worldwide interest in March 2015, his tomb now lies for visitors to see.
Rated by Lonely Planet as one of the world's hottest new attractions for 2015, visitors can come and see the exact place where King Richard III's remains were discovered after over 500 years, and learn the story behind how they were found and the huge events that led to his hasty burial.
Discover more about historic Leicester on a Richard III short break, where you can add in a trip to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and a Blue badge guided walk around the city, as well as an afternoon tea and overnight stay at the Ramada Encore Leicester City Centre hotel or the Hinckley Island hotel.
The East Midlands Food Festival in Melton Mowbray is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country. Running for over 15 years, lots of loyal and new visitors can enjoy edible delights from some of the country’s finest producers, many from the East Midlands.
Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
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