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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 £7.00 per person – prices held for 2017
  • 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

How to book
To help us ensure smooth and timely entry to the 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:

Group Bookings
King Richard III Visitor Centre
4A St Martin’s
Leicester
LE1 5DB

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.

Getting here
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

On-street parking for coaches is also available on Abbey Park Road. Coaches are also welcome at the National Space Centre on Exploration Road with prior agreement by calling 0116 261 0261. Please note there is a charge of £15.00 per coach to park at the National Space Centre.

Facilities
There is a Cafe at the Visitor Centre serving a wide range of drinks, snacks, sandwiches and delicious cakes and refreshments can also be pre-booked for large groups – ask for further information when booking your visit.

The Visitor Centre has a shop which stocks a wide range of 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.

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