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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

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...

Hallaton Church

Hallaton (18 Pictures)

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

Holy Trinity with All Saints in Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loughborough (72 Pictures)

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.....

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

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

Old John Tower, Bradgate Park, Leicester, Leicestershire

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

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

Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Hall (14 Pictures)

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

Jewry wall detail

The Jewry Wall Museum (15 Pictures)

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

Canada Goose and family in Watermead

Watermead Country Park (174 Pictures)

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