How to find us

Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is situated about three miles south-east of Leicester city centre, opposite Leicester Racecourse. The visitor entrance is on Glebe Road, LE2 2LD.

By bus
From the city centre or railway station catch an Arriva 31/31A or Arriva 80/80A and alight at Glebe Road.

By car
From M1 junction 21 follow the ring road A563 to its junction with the A6 at Oadby. The Botanic Garden backs on to the roundabout at this junction. Turn left, then immediately right, into Glebe Road, LE2 2LD.

Attenborough Arboretum

‚ÄčThe Attenborough Arboretum is situated about one mile south-east of Leicester city centre, in South Knighton.

Public access is via College Court on Knighton Road, LE2 3UF.

School parties should use the Carisbrooke Road gate (LE2 3PF), which will be opened by one of our teachers.

By bus
From the city centre or railway station catch an Arriva 44 and alight at Carisbrooke Road, Arboretum stop.

By car
From M1 junction 21 follow the ring road A563 to its junction with the Welford Road (A5199). Turn left towards Leicester, then at the next traffic lights take a right turn into Chapel Lane. Follow the road as it bends left then right until you reach College Court on your right (LE2 3UF). Drive in and follow the signs through the car park to the Arboretum parking area.