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Leicester is a city within the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. It lies along the banks of the Soar River and experiences a maritime climate. The city is famous for its cultural heritage, gastronomy and wealthy economy. Leicester is close to the M1 motorway with good links to the East Midlands Airport and Birmingham Airport as well as Leicester Airport.
The most popular travel period in Leicester is winter because the warm weather is perfect for sightseeing and enjoying various outdoor activities. Winter in Leicester is between December and March so it is best to book a rental car in advance to get more selection in vehicles and enjoy cheaper rates. The pleasant weather is ideal for going on a road trip to nearby seaside resorts including Blackpool and Skegness. Summer and spring in Leicester experience mild weather so if you have a tight budget, it is best to travel to Leicester during those seasons so you can take advantage of lower rates.
You can see the speed limit indicated by a white circular sign with a black diagonal line across it. The national limit on a dual carriageway is 70 mph while a single carriageway is 60 mph. If you will be driving an 8-seater or other vehicles that have more than 8 passenger seats, the speed limit is 10 mph less than the normal speed limit. Take note that the speed limit along the dual carriageway between Groby and Glenfield has been reduced to 40 mph. For more road rules, click here.
If you are planning to fly out of the city via Leicester Airport, drive via Gartree Rd, London Rd/A6 or Welford Rd. It will only take less than 20 minutes to reach the airport.
National Space Centre
National Space Centre is the UK's largest space visitor attraction which opened in 2001 now welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year. It features six interactive galleries, the UK's largest planeterium, hosts visits from ledgendary astronauts and special events and much more! The centre is located about two mile from the city centre with easy access from the M1 and M69.