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The weather in Leicestershire
Check out the climate diagram for Leicestershire. On average, the warmest month is July. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 2° low. It may rain 23 days in January while it typically rains only 13 days in September.
Enjoy town and country life with holiday cottages in Leicestershire
With slick, modern city centre apartments in the heart of Leicester and cottages and family homes in the surrounding countryside and villages, you’ll enjoy the history and beauty of this charming English county.
The cultural marvels of the county of Leicestershire
The city of Leicester forms the cultural core of this great county, with a number of great historic churches to visit including the ancient St Mary de Castro and, of course, Leicester Cathedral. New Walk Museum and Art Gallery is great for modern art.
The city has also risen to recent prominence with the discovery of the remains of King Richard III in a car park here, with a special visitor centre dedicated to him. For more modern cultural interests, see the National Space Centre, with educational galleries and a planetarium.
Activities for children in Leicestershire
If travelling as a family, there’s plenty to do around the county for kids of all ages. As well as the Space Centre, there’s Twinlakes, an amusement park in Melton Mowbray, as well as the larger Drayton Manor theme park just 45 minutes drive away.
Goldhill Adventure Playground and Gorse Hill City Farm, a petting zoo, are other options within Leicester itself for travellers looking to entertain their children. For kids interested in history, Ashby and Belvoir castles are further excellent destinations with educational interest.
Exploring around Leicestershire and beyond
The city of Leicester sits at the very centre of the county, and is surrounded by a great many interesting towns and villages. These include Melton Mowbray, which has the distinction of producing excellent pork pies as well as Stilton cheese, two British favourites.
Encircling the county are the cities of Birmingham, Nottingham, Northampton and Royal Leamington Spa. This makes it a fantastic base for a wider UK trip, with each of these destinations being quickly accessible by car or train for day tours.
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