Printable maps of Leicester
Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Leicester
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Leicester with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Leicester area
This Leicester map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Leicester - guide chapters
City tours, excursions and tickets in Leicester and surroundings
Great Britain - moving around the country
The air transport network in Great Britain is simply superb. In total, about 450 airports operate in the country. Some of them are used not only for passenger transportation but also for freight. The main airports serve domestic and international flights. Heathrow Airport is the largest air harbor in the country. It is located twenty kilometers from London. It has no equal on the territory of the kingdom. Heathrow holds a decent 4th place in the world. There are five terminals at the airport. Everything there is arranged for the comfortable rest of passengers, including bank offices, cafes and restaurants, various shops, lounges, business centers and baby care rooms. You can get to the city by bus or by train. You can also book a transfer and a taxi in advance, or rent a car.
Nature and parks of Great Britain
The climate in the UK is influenced by the warm Gulf Stream, so the average temperature in the country is higher than in other countries of this latitude. Due to the peculiarities of the location, there are lots of cloudy days. They make up to 50% a year. The least precipitation and most sunny days are observed in the county of Essex. In the UK, a large system of national parks is established. It allows preserving forests and the unique ecosystem. Most of these parks are on the territory of England. Several reserves are also located in the territory of Wales and Scotland. One of the largest national parks is Lake District in the county of Cumbria. It is very popular among tourists and local residents.