Leicester (Forest East) - M1

Leicester Forest East, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 3GB

Welcome Break's Leicester Forest East services are conveniently located on the M1 motorway. Open 24 hours, 2 hours free parking and a selection of amazing brands.

Please note that there are currently no EV charging facilities available at this Welcome Break service area.

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2 hours free parking
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Open 24 hours

Leicester Forest East – M1


Parking is free of charge for 2 hours. Staying a little longer? Details of how to pay for parking via PayByMobile can be found at all our locations.

If you're a haulier or caravan owner, you can make the most of our designated parking for up to 24 hours at an additional cost. No pre-booking is necessary - simply pay at one of our till points when you arrive.

Burger King
Waitrose & Partners
Starbucks Drive-Thru
The Good Breakfast
Krispy Kreme
Fuel & Forecourts
Days Inn


Our on-site hotel, Days Inn, offers family-friendly stays at a great price. You'll find comfortable, well-equipped rooms, unlimited WiFi, and everything you could need for a great night's sleep.

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Attractions and connections

Leicester Train Station
2 miles
National Space Centre
3 miles
Leicester De Montfort University
3 miles
Bosworth Battlefield
6 miles
Belvoir Castle
8 miles
East Midlands Airport
18 miles
Twycross Zoo
19 miles

Play the free piano at Leicester Forest East!

We are proud to announce that we have partnered with charity, Electric Umbrella, to bring live music to our motorway service areas.

As part of the partnership, a piano has been permanently placed at Welcome Break Leicester Forest East on the M1 which is now available for all visitors to play for FREE!

Our other locations

We're positioned in key locations across the UK's main road and motorway networks, so you can rest assured we're never far away.