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in the county of Leicestershire

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

Earl Shilton (1 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction S of Thornton)

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...

Leicester Town Hall Square at night

Leicester (362 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Leicestershire

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction E of Thornton)

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

A picture of Rothley

Rothley (12 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction NE of Thornton)

Rothley is a delightful village with two village greens, one is flanked by some of the country's finest timber framed houses. The village shows a graceful selection of architecture including pretty Cruck Cottages...

Holy Trinity with All Saints in Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loughborough (74 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction NE of Thornton)

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.....

St Helen's Church

Ashby de la Zouch (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Leicestershire

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction NW of Thornton)

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...

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Thornton Reservoir (13 Pictures)

(0.4 miles, 0.6 km)

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Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

(4.4 miles, 7.0 km, direction NE)

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

Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park (250 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 8.0 km, direction NE)

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

View from Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Country Park (24 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction NE)

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

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

The Jewry Wall Museum (15 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction E)

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

Leicester Cathedral, Leicester

Leicester Cathedral (16 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction E)

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Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby de la Zouch Castle (28 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction NW)

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


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