Leicester’s King Richard III Visitor Centre is a great place for groups to visit.
If you are planning to visit in a group size of 15 or more we offer the following advantages:
- Preferential admission rate of £7.25 per person
- Dedicated group booking office
- Personal welcome by a member of our Visitor Services team
- Free entry for tour leader and coach driver
- Free familiarisation visit for group leaders on confirmation of booking
With major refurbishment work taking place in Leicester Cathedral until Autumn 2023, it is not possible to visit the tomb of King Richard III. However Our team can arrange for an exclusive FREE talk about the king’s reinterment and his tomb from Leicester Cathedral guides – please ask us for more information.
We can also arrange for your group to visit the medieval Guildhall, which is just a minute’s walk from the Visitor Centre.
Our Group Organisers Guide contains all the information you need to know, to plan your visit.
How to book
To help us ensure smooth and timely entry to the King Richard III Visitor Centre we ask that group visits are booked in advance.
Bookings can be made by email or telephone on 0116 229 4132
You can also download and complete our Group-Booking-Form and return it via email or by post to:
King Richard III Visitor Centre
4A St Martin’s
Payment can be made by cheque, credit or debit card in the following ways:
- In advance of your visit
- On the day
- Invoice after visit
On arrival you will need to confirm the total amount of people in the group. If you are being invoiced after your visit, these are the numbers which we will use to raise the invoice. If you are paying on arrival, please ensure that you allow an extra five minutes for the process of payment.
For detailed directions visit our Getting here page. If you are travelling by coach, the nearest drop off point is on Southgates (LE1 5NS for sat navs), which is less than five minutes’ walk from the Visitor Centre. We can arrange for one of our Visitor Services team to meet your group on arrival; if you would like to arrange this, please let us know when you make your booking.
Limited on-street parking for coaches is available in the city centre and spaces should be booked through the team at Visit Leicester. More information about city centre parking can be found here
KRIII’s White Boar Café serves a wide range of drinks, snacks, freshly prepared sandwiches and delicious cakes, meals and refreshments can also be pre-booked for large groups – ask for further information when booking your visit.
We are now the home of the Visit Leicester Tourist Information Centre, where you can find out about all the things to see and do, in the place where tourism began.
The King Richard III Visitor Centre gift shop stocks a wide range of Richard III and Leicester related books, gifts and souvenirs for all ages.
Our exhibition and facilities are designed to be fully accessible to our disabled guests. For further information on access to the building, please click here.