is a vibrant city. It has an excellent entertainment,
sporting, shopping and educational lifestyle.
entertainment in Leicester is easily accessible
on foot. The De Montfort concert hall is 5 minutes
walk from the Spindle Lodge and so too is the
Y Theatre. The Little Theatre is only a 10 minute
walk and slightly further away is the comedy
venue Jongleurs, the Haymarket Theatre and the
Multiplex Odeon Cinema. The New Walk Museum
is only a few minutes walk.
Champions of 20-20 cricket and an entertaining
county and limited over team, Leicestershire
have their home at Grace Road, under 2 miles
from the Spindle Lodge. Any county season ticket
holders staying over two nights will receive
discounted room tariffs. If you prefer to watch
Premier Rugby Union, you can take a short walk
to the Welford Road Stadium, home of the Leicester
Tigers. A shade further away is the Walkers
Stadium home of Leicester City FC.
Leicester is well known for large open
and indoor markets where, for many hundreds
of years, shoppers have been able to search
for bargains. In and around the Shires and Haymarket
shopping centres are all the big name stores.
Well worth a visit is the St. Martins boutique
area near to Leicester Cathedral.
Leicester University's main campus is only 5
minutes walk away but many of the buildings
in the area around Spindle Lodge are used by
various University departments. Leicester College
is nearby and De Montfort University is only
15 minutes walk away.