Destination guide

The majestic setting of Leicester is ready to explore

The mountains and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Leicester. This relaxing and scenic city entices travellers with its coffee shops and hiking. Biltmore Estate and U.S. Cellular Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Leicester

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Leicester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Addison Farms Vineyard (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Country Club of Asheville (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • New Belgium Brewing Company (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Grove Park Country Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Leicester

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Leicester is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beaver Lake View Park (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Botanical Gardens at Asheville (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Aston Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • North Carolina Arboretum (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Leicester

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 19.4 mi (31.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Leicester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,057 holiday rentals near Leicester. From 594 Cabins to 980 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leicester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Leicester?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leicester:

  • Oakley: 56 holiday homes
  • Five Points: 218 holiday homes
  • Sherwood Forest: 57 holiday homes
  • Hyman Heights Historic District: 24 holiday homes
  • Historic Montford: 250 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leicester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Leicester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Addison Farms Vineyard: 1,500 holiday rentals
  • Jump Off Rock: 1,602 holiday rentals
  • Cradle of Forestry: 1,387 holiday rentals
  • Innsbruck Mall: 1,931 holiday rentals
  • Biltmore Estate: 2,158 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leicester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Leicester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 594 Cabins in Leicester. Our other popular types of Leicester holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 980 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 594 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leicester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 154 holiday homes with pool available in Leicester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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