Founded by the Romans, Leicester is one of the oldest cities in England. The city centre is mainly Victorian with some later developments and is dominated by the the Clock Tower. Don't miss the spectacular National Space Centre in Leicester, with its real rockets and interactive challenges. Admire the splendid Belvoir Castle, or visit the historic Bosworth Battlefield. You might take a boat trip on the Grand Union Canal, or travel back in time on a steam train at the Great Central Railway.