Richard III and Bradgate Park help Leicestershire tourism pass pre-Covid levels

Attractions such as Bradgate Park, the Richard III Visitor Centre and National Space Centre helped bring in 30.5 million visitors to Leicester and Leicestershire last year – up almost 2.4 million on the year before.
The region’s list of national attractions as well as its as its museums, festivals, sporting venues and hotels, helped visitor numbers in Leicester and Leicestershire pass pre-Covid levels last year.
New figures suggest the city saw more than 9.91 million visitors while more than 20.6 million visitors came to the county in 2022.
Marketing company Visit Leicester said the tourism economy was worth £2.07 billion to the city and county last year, up …