Leicester Castle
Castle View, Leicester LE1 5WH Driving directions
The Green Guide

Useful information


The Great Hall, which dates from 1150, is now hidden behind the façade of the Law Courts, built in 1695. The Turreted Gateway (1423), gutted during riots in 1832, leads into the Newarke ("new work"), a walled extension added to the castle fortifications by Henry, Earl of Lancaster.


  • Route from this place
  • Directions to this place
  • Route via this place
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Things to see and donearby

Where to sleepnearby

Where to eatnearby