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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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Recommended towns & villages in Leicestershire

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 Locks, looking down into the basin, Near Market Harborough

Foxton

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Hallaton village centre, Leicestershire.

Hallaton

Easter Monday sees the villages of Hallaton and Medbourne engaged in a riotous 'bottle kicking' contest which is said to have pagan origins...

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Guildhall Lane, with the Guildhall and the Cathedral, Leicester.

Leicester

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

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Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loughborough

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.....

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All Saints Church

Newtown Linford

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

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Main St, Queniborough

Queniborough

A lovely village, where round every corner there is another visual delight...

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A picture of Quorn

Quorn

Quorn can be found between Leicester and Loughborough, it is surrounded by magnificent countryside and a wealth of visitor attractions...

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Lion photographed on roof of Staunton harold hall, by richyp. 2002

Staunton Harold

Staunton was mentioned in the Doomsday Book when it was held by Henry de Ferrers...

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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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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

Ashby Castle

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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Old man silhouette

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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Bradgate Park

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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Market Bosworth Country Park

Market Bosworth Country Park

A landscaped 35-hectare park which was formerly part of Bosworth Hall deer parkland. There are fine, mature trees, a lake, a.....

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Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Old John Tower

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

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Sence Valley Country Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire

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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Sea lion

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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Sleepy Heron

Watermead Country Park

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