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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

Groby Road, Anstey, Leicester

Anstey (5 Pictures)

One of the most attractive features of Anstey is the famous 14th century five arched pack-horse bridge crossing the River Wreake...

View from the tower Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire

Ashby de la Zouch (40 Pictures)

This town takes its name from the La Souche family, lords of the manor from about 1160. The Norman prefix distinguishes Ashby from other towns of similar name...

Foxton Church

Foxton (21 Pictures)

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Town Hall in Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loughborough (72 Pictures)

The joyous sound of bells made in Loughborough have been rung all over the world since 1858, the date that John Taylor of Oxford moved his foundry to Loughborough. Many famous.....

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

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.....

Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Hall (14 Pictures)

This is said to be one of the most delightful country houses in Leicestershire, it was the former home of the Ferrers family who.....

Jewry Wall, A small piece of the Roman Wall still remains in Leicester City Centre.

The Jewry Wall Museum (15 Pictures)

This is Leicester's leading Museum of Archaeology, showing an extensive range Roman finds as well as other unique historic relics.....

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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