Guide to Leicester
Leicester is a wonderful and beautiful cosmopolitan city, with fantastic surroundings and very popular for birthday party weekends. There are many unique shops and designer shops, also great modern and traditional bars and restaurants, not forgetting a great nightlife. There are lots of fabulous places to visit during your birthday party weekend in Leicester; like art galleries, museums, theatre festivals and celebrations. All our Birthday party weekends include any of our Leicester Birthday party ideas and high quality, city centre accommodation which are close to the city’s top nightlife.
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Located on the River Soar and on the edge of the National Forest, Leicester is served by its railway station to the east of the City and its ringroad around the outskirts. The Haymarket bus station is located next to the Haymarket shopping centre in the centre of the city. The main bars and clubs are to the South West of the centre and within easy walking distance, although if you want to venture to the other areas or out of the city for activities you’ll need to consider a taxi.
Here are a few tips that might help you during your party or group event in Leicester.
- Leicester is a cycle-friendly destination and more and more people are choosing cycling to get around the city.
- Leicester International Music Festival is 'one of the 20 unmissable events. Date change every year, so better to check before you go.
Leicester has some great city centre pubs to enjoy and tonnes more quirky hidden gems to discover around the region; from quiet, cosy rural pubs serving up real ales in traditional fashion to buzzing city pubs offering live music and events all great places to visit for a birthday party weekend.
During the weekend, the clock tower is the hub of action, crowd’s stream to bars and clubs along Church Gate, Silver Street and High Street. Leicester has a terrific selection of nightclubs to help turn the average birthday party night out into a great one. Sample some of the music scene’s favourite DJs, indulge party with mouth-watering cocktails or simply chill out in some of the plushest club venues around. Whatever music you're into - from hip hop to acid house, from rock to reggae, dubstep to disco it’s covered.
Leicester has a great choice of restaurants and hosts some of England’s most delicious and mouth-watering Indian cuisines. If you are a vegetarian, Leicester has a huge choice of places to eat, with some of the longest established whole food restaurant in the country.
Take a look through our Leicester Birthday party ideas for some late night entertainment options that are guaranteed to give you a stag do to remember!