We’ve picked our top 10 great things to do when you visit Leicestershire in 2018. This is the sixth in our instalment of 10 things to do in Leicestershire, to inspire you to spend a canal boat holiday in the Midlands. Take a look at our first recommendation to take a walk up Old John or perhaps you would like to check out Twycross Zoo? Spend memorable day out with a trip on a steam train along the Battlefield Line. If you enjoy historical sites, then visit Bosworth Battlefield, and take in a bit of cultural learning at the King Richard III Visitor Centre.
#6 of 10 great things to do in Leicestershire
Number 6 on our list is: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.
If you’ve not seen the dinosaurs of The New Walk Museum yet then add it to your bucket list! New Walk Museum and Art Gallery originated in 1849 when the Literary and Philosophical Society formally presented to the town its various collections, which have grown and developed over the last 160 years into one of the premier museums in the region.
So if you plan to visit Leicestershire in 2018, make sure to add a trip to New Walk Museum and Art Gallery to your itinerary. More information can be found here on their website: https://www.leicester.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums-and-galleries/museums-and-historic-venues/new-walk-museum-and-art-gallery/
Trinity Marina boasts over 40 miles of lock free canals for you to explore all year round. Based in close proximity to the M1, M6 and M69 motorways you are in a great location if you’re moored here. Trinity Marinas host 140 berths on high quality pontoons suitable for boat length from 40ft up to 70ft. Enquire about canal boat moorings now.