Wigston tourist and travel information

Wigston tourist and travel information

Wigston Travel Information

Travel Information Wigston is a town in Leicestershire, just to the south of Leicester. It runs into neighbouring Oadby.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Wigston - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

UK A Roads

Roads Wigston - Travel by road - Wigston is on the A 5199 into Leicester. A nearby large town is Leicester. Wigston is about 45 miles from BIRMINGHAM.

UK A Road

M1 Motorway

Roads Wigston - Travel by road - Wigston is about 5 miles east of Junction 21 of the M1 Motorway. The M1 is a north - south motorway which links London to Leeds. Wigston is about 100 miles from London and 100 miles from Leeds.

M1 Motorway

Travel by train

Rail Wigston - Travel by train - South Wigston Station, Kenilworth Road, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 4XU. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

East Midlands Trains. eastmidlandstrains.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Wigston Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Wigston - Sport - Leicester Racecourse Co Ltd, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL. General Race day enquires: 0116 271 6515. Around 30 race meetings a year. About 1 mile north of Wigston.

Sport

Sport

Sport Leicester - Sport - Oadby Golf Club, Leicester Road Racecourse, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 4AJ.Tel: 01162700215.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Wigston - Entertainment and attractions - Foxton Locks, Market Harborough, Leicestershire. You can explore the locks and surroundings at any time. About 7 miles south of Wigston. University of Leicester Botanic Garden, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby, Leics., LE2 2NE. Tel: 0116 271-2933. Entrance to the Botanic Garden is FREE. About 1 mile north of Wigston.

Foxton locks

Museum

Other information Wigston - Other information - Wigston Framework Knitters Museum is a small museum in Wigston Magna and is a must see for anyone interested in Leicestershire's hosiery industry. Wigston Framework Knitters Museum, 42/44 Bushloe End, Wigston, Leicester, LE18 2BA. Tel: 0116 288 3396. Wigston Library (photo), Bull Head Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester, LE18 1PA. Tel: 0116 288 7381.

Wigston Library

WIGSTON ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

Wigston hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Hinckley hotels & Leicester hotels.

Wigston photo Gallery

Wigston church

Wigston town centre

Wigston town centre

Wigston church

Wigston town centre

Wigston town centre

Wigston town centre

Grand Union canal at Wigston

Wigston Library

Wigston town centre

Grand Union canal at Wigston

Wigston library

Grand Union canal at Wigston

Grand Union canal at Wigston

Leicestershire Map and Attractions

Leicester is 100 miles from London and 100 miles from Leeds. Lutterworth is about 30 miles from Loughborough. Ashby-de-la-Zouch is about 40 miles from Oakham.

Airports Airports indicated are Nottingham East Midlands, Birmingham International and Coventry.

Roads Wigston is on the A 5199 into Leicester.

Leicestershire map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Wigston.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Foxton Canal Museum Tel: 0116 2792 657. foxtonlocks.com.
Attraction 2 - Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Leicestershire, DE73 7LE. Tel: 01332 863822.
Attraction 3 - Twycross Zoo, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3PX. Tel: 01827 880250. www.twycrosszoo.com.
Attraction 4 - Leicester Racecourse Co Ltd, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL. General Race day enquires: 0116 271 6515. leicester-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - Deene Park, Corby, Northhamptonshire, NN17 3EW. Tel: (01780) 450278.

Foxton locks

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