Leicester itself is thriving, multi-cultural and diverse city. The area has a number of great schools and universities, including the University of Leicester, Loughborough University and De Montfort University.
Leicestershire includes the large towns of Loughborough, Hinckley and Melton Mowbray. A wide range of new homes are available within easy reach of Leicester from smaller starter homes to large family properties built in traditional styles.
The M1 connects Leicestershire with the rest of the country and a number of excellent A-roads traverse the county. Train times from Leicester to London take just over the hour, and there a number of regional services making it easy to travel around and commute to work.
Leicestershire is home to rugby team the Leicester Tigers, as well as Leicester City Football Club, Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Leicester Racecourse.