Many of Leicestershire’s highlights are located near to Shepshed, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Donington Park Racing Circuit and the remarkable St Mary and St Hardulph Church. And don’t miss the National Space Centre and Melbourne Hall.
Savvy travelers in Shepshed, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Learn, admire and become intrigued in the variety of museums which include the New Walk Museum in Leicester. Book in for a live show at the Curve Theatre in Leicester, the De Montford Hall and the Phoenix Arts Centre.
Some of Leicestershire's best-loved attractions are within driving distance of the Shepshed area, such as the Ashby de la Zouch Castle in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Jewry Wall in Leicester and Leicester Cathedral. The Melbourne Parish Church in Derby offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on groceries or just window shop at popular shopping destinations such as the Haymarket Shopping Centre in Leicester and the Highcross Shopping Centre.
Spend an evening with fellow soccer lovers at Walkers Stadium, Leicester, cheering on the popular Leicester City F.C.. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of blue and white, as soccer fans flock together to get behind their beloved team.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the De Vere Venues Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, the Hotel Campanile Leicester, and the Novotel Nottingham East Midlands.