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About 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.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Leicestershire, or see a selection of our Leicestershire photographs on our picture tour of Leicestershire..

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Groby Road, Anstey, Leicester

Anstey

One of the most attractive features of Anstey is the famous 14th century five arched pack-horse bridge crossing the River Wreake...

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

Earl Shilton

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...

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Foxton Canal

Foxton

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River Welland near Great Easton

Great Easton

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Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt

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Leicester Town Hall Square at night

Leicester

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

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Bandstand in the playclose

Melton Mowbray

An historic market town famous for its Pork packed pies and Stilton cheeses, both are savoured all over Britain and in many other countries...

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Newtown Linford Parish Church

Newtown Linford

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

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The fine old church at Tilton-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire

Tilton on the Hill

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

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Wistow, Leicestershire, from the Grand Union Canal

Wistow

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

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Ashby de la Zouch Castle

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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Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire

Beacon Hill Country Park

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

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Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle

A castle has stood on this spot since the 11th-century, it was built by Robert de Todini, standard-bearer to William the.....

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Fallow Deer Stag, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park

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

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Old John Tower

Old John Tower

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

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Great Crested Grebe

Sence Valley Forest Park

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Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Hall

This is said to be one of the most delightful country houses in Leicestershire, it was the former home of the Ferrers family who.....

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Jewry wall detail

The Jewry Wall Museum

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

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Twycross Zoo, Leicestershire. Sealions

Twycross Zoo

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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Great Crested Grebes

Watermead Country Park

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