With a fast growing population and one of the most up-and-coming cities in the Midlands, Leicester is a rich city of culture with a long-spanning history.
Leicester is the perfect place to explore the past, visiting many of its architectural landmarks, monuments and parks. There’s plenty to do for nature lovers in Leicester, as the city sits on the River Soar and on the edge of the National Forest, allowing for plenty of countryside exploration, as well as historic buildings, plenty of sport and shopping too.
If those benefits sound like something up your street, you’ll be happy to hear that average house prices in Leicester are currently at £246,000, which is just under the UK national average. With house prices in the area set to rise, now could be the perfect time to jump on the Leicester property ladder and bag yourself a bargain
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Rail facilities in Leicester are some of the best in the country following investment and improvements on the infrastructure over the last few decades. There are fast and semi-fast services to London St Pancras, where passengers can be in the capital in as little as 72 minutes.
There’s a great bus network in the area too, with frequent hop-on services around Leicester city, as well as regular routes to the surrounding suburbs and towns such as Corby and Hinckley.
Drivers are well catered for too, with M1 motorway network running directly passing Leicester and taking travellers directly to London as well as connecting them northern and beyond into Scotland.
If you’re looking for a quieter area of Leicester, consider the area of Oadby, which is often voted as one of Leicester’s best places to live, sitting snugly between the vibrant city centre and the serene South Leicestershire countryside. It’s ideal for families, with plenty of well regarded schools in the area such as Beauchamp College and Brocks Hill Primary School.
Other areas in and around Leicester to consider are Clarendon Park and South Knighton, which boast a number of wide green spaces to explore as well as having a village feel, all whilst being a few miles outside of the city centre.
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