Article writen by: Sarah Chan
Here at Student Beehive, we believe the best things in life really are free! Don’t believe us?! Check out our top picks for the best free things to do in Leicester! These will keep you busy and entertained if staying at Leicester Student Accommodation or Leicester accommodation university.
If you love beautiful buildings, then add this to your must see checklist! Leicester is home to a fantastic Cathedral which holds 900 years of history. Surrounded by gorgeous gardens, this visit is perfect for a peaceful break from your studies.
Leicester Museum and Art Gallery (Formerly known as New Walk Museum and Art Gallery)
This is Leicester’s leading museum which offers a huge range of exhibitions bound to impress everyone. Leicester Museum and Art Gallery will teach you about the natural and cultural world; giving you a huge insight to historic times.
Boating Lake, Lavender Maze, Tennis Courts… Abbey Park offers it all! This Park is only one mile north of city centre so it’s a great shout for a day out. With beautiful lakes and a huge display of land; you can expect an enjoyable, peaceful visit.
University of Leicester: Botanic Garden
A garden bound to impress. Offering a diverse range of views; from herb gardens, woodlands, rock gardens and water features too. This is a great space to relax, have a casual stroll and a well-deserved break.
Travel back in time when visiting Leicester Guildhall; a building that holds 600 years of history. It is the best-preserved timber framed hall that hosts performances and is open as a museum for all to explore during their time at Leicester.
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