Clad in Georgian brickwork, the 12th-century Great Hall stands behind a 15th-century gate near the church of St Mary de Castro.
St Mary de Castro
Geoffrey Chaucer was married at this church in the former bailey of Leicester Castle in 1366.
Newarke Houses Museum
Sprawling over two 16th-century mansions, this entertaining museum details the lifestyle of locals through the centuries. Don't miss the...
A former shoe factory now houses this contemporary independent bistro. Premium ingredients are used in dishes from roast Cornish cod...
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Leicester Castle information
Scattered around the Newarke Houses Museum are the ruins of Leicester's medieval castle, where Richard III spent his final days before the Battle of Bosworth. The most impressive chunk of masonry is the monumental gateway known as the Magazine , once a storehouse for cannonballs and gunpowder. Clad in Georgian brickwork, the 12th-century Great Hall stands behind a 15th-century gate near the church of St Mary de Castro , where Geoffrey Chaucer was married in 1366.