Our Location

Here at Ratcliffe we are very proud of our location and beautiful campus, which provides a great place to live and learn. Whilst being very close to the vibrant and multi-cultural city of Leicester, you also get to enjoy all 200 acres of our school grounds, knowing that town is just 7 miles away.

Living and studying on a rural campus provides safety and security as well as strengthening the much-loved community atmosphere, so you’ll feel really relaxed and secure.

During your time at Ratcliffe you can enjoy some of the highlights the city has to offer. Activities and attractions can range from shopping around Highcross Shopping Centre, to a cultural experience at the award winning King Richard III centre, National Space Centre or you can enjoy performances at the Curve Theatre. If you are a sports fan, you can see Leicester City Football Club play at the King Power Stadium; Leicester is also home to Leicester Tigers Rugby Club and Leicester Riders Basketball Club as well as Leicester County Cricket Club, so there is certainly a lot to choose from.

The more you explore the city, the more you will discover, there are a range of markets, parks, museums and even a trampoline park! Lots of our students love our location and their time at Ratcliffe College and also find that they have a special place in their heart for the city of Leicester too.

Ratcliffe College is conveniently situated in the centre of England Our location also perfect for access to other major cities, Nottingham is 30 minutes away, Birmingham is 60 minutes away and London is 90 minutes away.

London Gatwick: 3 hours
London Heathrow: 2 1/2 hours
Birmingham: 55 minutes