Leicester is a city located in the East Midlands on the edge of the National Forest. Known for its historical heritage, as the burial place for King Richard the third, Leicester has retained its historical features through buildings that still stand today as well as creating attractions to portray their heritage. Along with the city’s heritage, Leicester also has an exciting cosmopolitan vibe with attractions for everyone to enjoy. Going beyond Leicester encourages you to explore one of the most attractive counties, the Midlands, where Leicester is situated. Located within the Midlands, Leicester is easily accessible. Hiring a car from one of our branches in Leicester or hiring a car outside to explore this unique city ensures that you are able to go beyond the city centre and experience so much that this city has to offer. With two branches located within Leicester as well as branches located in nearby cities and in the East Midlands airport, there are plenty of branches for you to choose from to collect your car. If you can’t get to a branch, we can pick you up! Attractions to visit in Leicester With such a versatile city, Leicester has attractions for everyone. From Bradgate Park to the shopping centres, whether you are visiting Leicester for business or pleasure – you are bound to be excited by this exceptional city.
First enclosed as a deer park in the 12th century, Bradgate Park is still home to herds of both red deer and fallow deer. Set in 800 acres of land, the park is an area of scientific interest due to its importance as a habitat for many wild animals as well as its geological interest. Parking in the Hunts Hill Car Park allows you to explore the Upper Park which has the best walking routes with access to both of the tea rooms.
Home to 250 birds, the tropical Birdland is set in over 6 acres within Leicester countryside. With free flying parrots from all over the world, this attraction lets you get up close and personal to the friendly parrots. From Emus to a whole range of birds, the tropical Birdland is a widely unknown but thoroughly enjoyable experience. Starting out as a hobby, The Tropical Birdland opened to the public in 1984 and has gone from strength to strength since ever since.
As a turning point in Britain’s history, Bosworth Battlefield proves an interesting attraction for everyone to visit. With an annual re-enactment in August, the heritage centre is great fun for all the family. The Bosworth Museum is renowned for its hands on learning experience, with activities that invites everyone to get involved in the historical site. The birth of the Tudor’s plays a huge role in Britain’s history, therefore keeping this alive and learning about the famous Battle of Bosworth.
From large people carriers to smaller economy cars, Enterprise Rent-a-Car guarantees cheap rates on car hire from all our branches in Leicester. Our economy cars are renowned for being cheap to hire as well as low running costs with great fuel efficiency. Book online in advance for our cheapest prices, alternatively book in branch and get the car that suits your needs.
The Enterprise fleet of van promises to cover all your van hire needs, from small passenger vans to large commercial vans. Moving house, larger objects or furniture, our hire vans guarantee low prices as well as reliable vehicles. Book online or in branch to ensure you get the van to suit your needs.
East Midlands Airport (EMA) serves the Leicester area as well. With a branch in the airport; Enterprise Rent-a-Car can get you on your way as quickly as possible. With a huge range of cars to hire, we will find a vehicle to suit your needs. From our economy cars to the larger people carriers, our airport branch has long opening hours and a large fleet.