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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...

Foxton Locks, looking down into the basin, Near Market Harborough

Foxton (21 Pictures)

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Newton Linford

Newtown Linford (27 Pictures)

This picturesque village is situated in the Charnwood Forest area of Leicestershire...

Wistow, Leicestershire, from the Grand Union Canal

Wistow (2 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

Ashby Castle in the snow

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.....

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)

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

Watermead Country Park (174 Pictures)

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