Local area

Our closest city is the vibrant and diverse Leicester! Visit Leicester for historic attractions, exciting live events and festivals, and excellent shopping (including some great independent retailers)!

Leicester (30 minute car drive or 15 minute train journey)


There is a vast choice of bars and restaurants to enjoy and plenty of entertainment available at the various cinemas and theatres around the city. Because the city has such a diverse culture it hosts events such as the Caribbean Carnival, Diwali lights and the Summer Sundae music festival.

Visit Leicester

Highcross shopping centre


Annual Diwali Celebrations

Annual Caribbean Carnival

Summer Sundae music festival

Comedy festival