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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...

St Michael and All Angel's Church

Hallaton (18 Pictures)

Easter Monday sees the villages of Hallaton and Medbourne engaged in a riotous 'bottle kicking' contest which is said to have pagan origins...

Leicester University Botanic Gardens

Leicester (362 Pictures)

Leicester is famed amongst other things for its fine parish church which was raised to Cathedral status in 1927...

A picture of Staunton Harold Hall

Staunton Harold (22 Pictures)

Staunton was mentioned in the Doomsday Book when it was held by Henry de Ferrers...

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle (26 Pictures)

A castle has stood on this spot since the 11th-century, it was built by Robert de Todini, standard-bearer to William the.....

Bradgate Park, Near Leicester: Old John Tower

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.....

Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

Standing on a hill overlooking Bradgate Park, Old John Tower folly.....

Staunton Harold Hall, taken from woodlands, next to 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.....

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