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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 (41 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...

Leicester Town Hall Square at night

Leicester (362 Pictures)

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

Tilton on the Hill

Tilton on the Hill (4 Pictures)

This is a quiet rural village situated in one of the highest parts of the rolling Leicestershire countryside...

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby de la Zouch Castle (28 Pictures)

The ancient, crumbling walls of Ashby de la Zouch castle keep once rose to a towering 95ft and had four floors. It belonged to.....

Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire

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.....

Lion photographed on roof of Staunton harold hall, by richyp. 2002

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.....

Sea lion

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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