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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

Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt (1 Pictures)

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Town Hall in Leicester - June 2005

Leicester (362 Pictures)

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

Rothley Railway Station

Rothley (12 Pictures)

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...

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

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Country Park (24 Pictures)

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

Old John Tower, Bradgate Park, Leicester, Leicestershire

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

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

Sence Valley Country Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire

Sence Valley Forest Park (5 Pictures)

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Sunset over Watermead Country Park, Leicestershire. 25th April 2007

Watermead Country Park (174 Pictures)

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