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Pictures of Leicestershire

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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

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...

Leicester's Old Industrial heritage

Leicester (363 Pictures)

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

Newton Linford

Newtown Linford (27 Pictures)

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

Staunton Harold Reservoir

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

Ashby-de-la Zouch castle, Derbyshire. - November 2004

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.....

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

Bradgate Park (248 Pictures)

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

Twycross Zoo, Leicestershire. Sealions

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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