Contact Us

Please address all correspondence to:

Leicester Cathedral
St Martins House
7 Peacock Lane
Leicester
LE1 5PZ

Or alternatively call 0116 261 5200 or email leicestercathedral@leccofe.org

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By train:

There are good rail links to Leicester from Birmingham, Sheffield and London.  St Martins House is a 10 – 15 minute walk from Leicester city rail station, turning right out of the exit along Granby Street and Gallowtree Gate, before turning left at the Clock Tower along Silver Street.

By car:

From the South:  Leicester is located just off the M1.  Exit the M1 at Junction 21, signposted M69 and Leicester.  Follow signs for A5460 heading towards Leicester City Centre.  Follow for approximately 3 miles and follow signs for Castle Gardens and Highcross.  Arrive at St Nicholas Circle and take the 3rd exit off the St Nicholas Circle roundabout, onto Peacock Lane.  Leicester Cathedral is located on your left, next to St Martins House Conference Centre.

From the North:  Leicester is located just off the M1.  Exit the M1 at Junction 22 and join the A50.  Follow the A50 for approximately 8 miles, then follow signs for Vaughan Way then follow signs for the A47.  You will arrive at a junction with Highcross straight ahead.  Take the left lane to avoid the underpass which leads up to St Nicholas Circle and the Holiday Inn hotel.  Take the left lane and follow onto Peacock Lane.  Leicester Cathedral is located on your left, next to St Martins House Conference Centre.

Parking:

Weekend and Evening Parking:
Parking is available at the weekends and after 7pm on weekday evenings at the surface level car park on New Street (a facility run by our partners at St Martins House). This is the nearest car park to the Cathedral, being just a two minute walk from us.
Access to New Street is via Southgates and Friar Lane. The car park is located on the left about three-quarters of the way down New Street. Postcode for approximate location is LE1 5NE.

Pay & Display Rates are as follows:
Up to 1 Hour – £1.70
Up to 2 Hours – £3.00
Up to 3 Hours – £4.50
Up to 4 Hours – £6.00
Up to 5 Hours – £7.30

Long-stay car parks are available nearby at St Nicholas Circle NCP (next to the Holiday Inn, postcode LE1 4LF) and at the Highcross Shopping Centre (accessible from Vaughan Way, postcode LE1 4QJ).

By bus:

For information on bus services in Leicester, please visit the City Council website: http://www.leicester.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/travelling-by-bus/
For further information on bus services throughout Leicester and Leicestershire, including Park & Ride services, call the Travel Line on: 0871 200 22 33.

 

This information can also be downloaded as a PDF document: Travelling to Leicester Cathedral