Leicester Cathedral is located in the centre of the City of Leicester. Leicester itself is located in the centre of England is well connected to both road and rail networks.
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The Cathedral can be reached in a number of different ways.
Leicester Station is located on London Road on the edge of the city centre, within reasonable walking distance of the Cathedral. Alternatively, there is a taxi rank located within the station.
Leicester City Centre can be reached by buses from within the city, across Leicestershire, and most places around the country. Many buses from outside of the city stop at St Margret's Bus Station in the city centre, which is within reasonable walking distance of the Cathedral. For buses from within the city, there are large number of bus stops around the city centre. Click here for more information on to and within Leicester by bus, including bus maps.
The Cathedral does not have any dedicated parking, but it is normally possible for coach parties to be dropped off and picked up in the lay-by in front of the old bus depot on Southgates, approx 350 yards from the South entrance to the Cathedral.
To reach the Cathedral use the post code LE1 5FX for your SatNav.
Leicester is well-placed at the centre of Britain's road network; it is connected to the M1 and the M69, as well as a number of other major roads. Parts of the city centre have been pedestrianised, but the Cathedral is directly accessible by road.
There is no dedicated parking available at the Cathedral. Limited on street parking is available and is metred at certain times of day. There are also a number of car parks in the city centre. The closest of these include the NCP car park at the Holiday Inn, the Highcross Leicester (Highcross Rooftop and Highcross John Lewis car parks) and the car park at St Nicholas Place at the end of Guildhall Lane. Click here for more information on these and other car parks.
Additionally, there is a park and ride scheme in operation in Leicester, with a number car parks in a variety of locations around the outskirts of the city and buses into the city centre. Click here for more information.
Leicester has a large network of cycle lanes and dedicated cycle paths. Click here for cycle maps and route finders.
Alternatively, if you are visiting the Cathedral from within the city, you could consider walking. The City Council is seeking to promote walking within the city, and New Walk provides a very pleasant, dedicated pedestrian route into the city centre. Click here for more information.
There is some space on the street in front of the Cathedral that can be used for parking with a blue badge. Additionally, the St Martins House car park has a number of disabled spaces, which may be made available by prior arrangement.
Wheelchair access is available at the South door and ramps are placed within the Cathedral building at strategic points. There are disabled toilet facilities within the Cathedral.