Since King Richard III was found in Leicester, it has undergone a rebranding process, including the free and well signposted walking tour. A little overkill in places - but interesting never the less.
King Richard III Walking Tour
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What a fascinating visit. We really enjoyed ourselves. Would highly recommended to anyone with an interest in history and the royals.
If you have the opportunity get up to Leicester to see the exhibition, then by all means go. I travelled mid week and the numbers at the exhibition were quite small. Everything is very well explained and the actual grave site is fascinationg
We undertook the associated walk a couple of weeks after we had been to the King Richard111 visitor centre. We walked through parts of Leicester that we hadn’t been in before or had only driven through. The church at St. Mary de Castro was fabulous....More
Well lunch was the best have had in ages ,food full of flavour tasted delicious and so much as well ,highly reccomeneded thanks
My husband and I were uninformed about Leicester generally but knew of the historical discovery from the news a few years ago. We made a point of seeking out the exhibition and were astounded at the quality and extremely brilliant design of the museum. The...More
An absorbing couple of hours looking at the exhibition learning about the amazing story of the discovery of Richards skeleton in Leicester together with the background of the Wars of the Roses.
Found this tour absolutely excellent. Our guide Virginia was very knowledgeable about everything related to King Richard 3rd. We learned a great deal and would not have been able to find the various sites of historical interest on our own. Also impressed with the fact...More
Myself and friends had a guided tour of the King Richard site and area with CAROLINE ROBERTS she was excellent and brought everything to life, we didn't want the tour to end and would strongly recommend her to anyone who appreciates a good guide!
The first few minutes refers to links to Richard III, after that it's just local history. If you want to walk in Richard's footsteps, go to York.