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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

St Helen's Church

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...

River Welland near Great Easton

Great Easton (5 Pictures)


Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt (1 Pictures)


Pestilence Cottage, Woodhouse Village, Leicestersire

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

Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire

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.....

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.....

Sence Valley Country Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire

Sence Valley Forest Park (5 Pictures)


A Grey Heron on a bush at Watermead Country Park, Thurmaston near Leicester

Watermead Country Park (174 Pictures)


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