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Pictures of Leicestershire

A county in England

About the county of Leicestershire

The County of Leicestershire is situated in the heart of England. There are many places of interest to visit including the city of Leicester, notable attractions include 'Leicester Cathedral','The National Space Centre', the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space science and astronomy, 'New Walk Museum and Art Gallery', situated within the historic New Walk area of the city and 'Belgrave Hall' built in the early 18th century, in what was then a small village 3 miles from the town of Leicester. Leicestershire boasts some of Englands most beautiful countryside and interesting towns and villages.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Leicestershire

Taken in the Hall Yard Park looking towards St Simon & St Judes Parish Church, Earl Shilton

Earl Shilton (1 Pictures)

Earl Shilton is one of the largest villages in the County of Leicestershire. It occupies a rich rural landscape between the town of Hinckley and the City of Leicester...

Foxton Locks, looking down into the basin, Near Market Harborough

Foxton (21 Pictures)

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Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray (27 Pictures)

An historic market town famous for its Pork packed pies and Stilton cheeses, both are savoured all over Britain and in many other countries...

Beaumanor Hall,Old Woodhouse, Charnwood, Leicestershire.

Quorn (18 Pictures)

Quorn can be found between Leicester and Loughborough, it is surrounded by magnificent countryside and a wealth of visitor attractions...

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

View from Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Country Park (24 Pictures)

The second highest point in Leicestershire at 245m (802 feet) and containing a Bronze Age hill fort, Beacon Hill Country Park.....

Fallow Deer Stag, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park (249 Pictures)

Comprising of 850 acres of land with roaming deer, Bradgate Park is Leicestershire's largest and most popular country park. In.....

Bosworth area

Market Bosworth Country Park (9 Pictures)

A landscaped 35-hectare park which was formerly part of Bosworth Hall deer parkland. There are fine, mature trees, a lake, a.....

Twycross Zoo (taken with canon 300d) - 2006

Twycross Zoo (58 Pictures)

Come face-to-face with over 900 animals of more than 150 species, including some of the most endangered on our planet, at.....

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