St Mary De Castro Church, Leicester

St Mary De Castro Church is one of the oldest surviving churches in Leicester. The Anglican Church lies within more than one boundary authority. It is best known for offering divine teachings and spreading the word of God. But it also provides a historic interest. St Mary De Castro Church has been legally listed under (LBCA) 1990 planning for its medieval architecture.

The History of St Mary De Castro Church, Leicester

The church’s foundation is traced back to the 12C as a collegiate chapel for the castle. It was constructed by Robert De Beaumont. Over the past 2000 years, St Mary De Castro Church has undergone structural alterations to improve its appearance. The first C13, C14, and C15 were altered by John Cheshire in the year 1785. In 1853 by Gilbert Scott, and 1899 by GF Bodley. The main materials used during its construction involved coursed rubble and lead roofs. The church features an excellent exterior with light pointed arch windows and triple pointed arch doors. The interior is constructed with plenty of compelling features. Some of them include the 13th Century font, two clergy seats, and many more.

Major Attractions

  1. National Space Centre

The National Space Centre features planetarium shows. It also offers an opportunity to learn about the solar system and other related space activities.

  1. Bradgate Park

Take a tour through Bradgate Park and discover old ruins, decent walk trails and enjoy a wide variety of wildlife.

  1. Curve Theatre

It is one of the modern theatres located in the heart of Leicester city. Enjoy concerts, live performances, special exhibitions, and stand up comedies.

  1. Leicester town hall

Engineered with the highest standards of craftsmanship, this public square offers a relaxed environment and decent rooms.

  1. Leicester Cathedral

A chance to explore the home of the famous King Richard III! The church also features excellent architecture and ornate chapels.

  1. New Walk Museum

It offers a wide collection of galleries, including old dinosaurs, ancient Egyptian artifacts, and many more.

Activities Carried out at St Mary De Castro Church, Leicester

  1. The Bear Grylls Shooting experience

This is a 30-minute shooting session with pistols and rifles. It also includes an expert course on Assault.

  1. The Bear Grylls dive with sharks experience

An opportunity to lie beneath the sharks! Enjoy snorkelling with the help of experts.

  1. The Bear Grylls indoor climbing

Experience the amazing indoor climbing that you fancy.

  1. Birmingham Airport No. 1 Lounge

Enjoy a relaxed first-class experience in the No.1 Lounge. It is a perfect destination with excellent amenities when you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city.

  1. Fear Zone Experience

Discover the inner powers to overcome strength. Enjoy doing things you fear and find the possible way to overcome them.

  1. Floatation experience

This is an hour floating experience in a pod full of 300 gallons of water. It helps you relax, accelerate recovery from extreme exercises, and improve the overall well-being.

Underground Leak Detection in Leicester

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