Free Guided Walk: From Loughborough to Luxor

Lectures & Tours
04 August 2021
10:30 - 11:30

Free Event

Event Description

Stretch your legs in the fresh air and join a free guided walk.

Free Guided Walk: From Loughborough to Luxor

‘From Loughborough to Luxor’

The birth of Tourism in Leicester

Thomas Cook offered fresh air and gentle exercise on many of his pioneering holiday tours in the 19th century and you can enjoy the same by joining our walk today. In just one hour, our guide will explore the worldwide spread of the Cook's travel business and the close connections between the Cook family and Leicester.

The walk finishes at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, where a place is reserved for you to find out more at the exhibition ‘Round the World with Thomas Cook’

Date: Wednesday 4th August 2021

Time: 10.30am (Finishing at Leicester Museum & Gallery at 11.30am)

Meeting Place: Sporting Statue at The Clocktower

Group maximum Number: 25 people

Booking requirements: Call Visit Leicester on 0116 2994444, email or in person at Visit Leicester

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