Newarke Houses Museum
The most impressive chunk of Leicester Castle's remaining masonry is the monumental gateway known as the Magazine, once a storehouse for...
St Mary de Castro
Geoffrey Chaucer was married here in 1336.
Clad in Georgian brickwork, the 12th-century Great Hall stands behind a 15th-century gate near the church of St Mary de Castro.
A former shoe factory now houses this contemporary independent bistro. Premium ingredients are used in dishes from roast Cornish cod...
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Newarke Houses Museum information
Sprawling over two 16th-century mansions, exhibits at this entertaining museum detail the lifestyle of locals through the centuries. Don't miss the walk-through re-creation of a WWI trench, and the trophies of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, including an outrageous snuff box made from a tiger's head.