140 miles taking this route: .
Take M1 to the SOUTH towards LONDON from Leicester down to M25 to WATFORD and HEATHROW AIRPORT at J6A. .
Take M25, around LONDON, to M23 (S) …to GATWICK AIRPORT at J7. .
Take M23 to the SOUTH to GATWICK AIRPORT at J9. Follow signs to your terminal. (MORE)
By train you can get to St Pancras Station in about 1hr 10min for ~£50 for return ticket. Depending on traffic (which can be bad on the M1 during commuting times - especially… with roadworks), anywhere from just about 2 hours to 3+ hours (more than 4 if there is an accident). (MORE)
Leicester in terms of shopping and going out has been improved vastly over the past few years due to the development of Highcross Shopping Centre which offers many different s…tores as well as dining and entertainment (Cinema de Lux). There is a rich diversity in culture and broad options to have a look at with several museums, restaurants and shops. There is not a particularly high crime rate. (MORE)
I imagine lots of people do it around the UK that live near towns, for instance I live near enough birmingham for people to call it town, and my cousins who live near Manchest…er and call that town too. (MORE)
He was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire in 1485. It was a convenient burial at Greyfriars, a Franciscan Monastery in Leicester. This Monastery was demolished… in the 16th Century (MORE)