Clustered around The Newarke and De Montfort University campus, just minutes from the city centre, are remarkable buildings that tell the story of Leicester from its Roman origins to its manufacturing heyday.
On the last Sunday of month, May-Oct (excl. Sept), you can explore some of these historic places free of charge.
You can also discover lovely outdoor spaces, including Castle Gardens Park and the tranquillity of some of the city’s beautiful secret gardens.
Why not find out even more about these fascinating buildings and book on to the tours of the Magazine, Castle Great Hall and St Mary de Castro Church, led by local tour guide experts for a small fee. Turn over for pricing.
For more information and to book tour guides:
on 0116 299 4444, or in person at Visit Leicester (King Richard III Visitor Centre), 4A St Martins, Leicester, LE1 5DB.
The season will pause in September for Heritage Open Days Festival events, for more information please visit heritageopendays.org.uk.
Download the Heritage Sunday 2023 leaflet for more information.