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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

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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Mary Queens of Scots slept here - Ashby-de-la Zouch Castle, Derbyshire. - November 2004

Ashby de la Zouch

This town takes its name from the La Souche family, lords of the manor from about 1160. The Norman prefix distinguishes Ashby from other towns of similar name...

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Foxton Church

Foxton

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Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt

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Pestilence Cottage, Woodhouse Village, Leicestersire

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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Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, Melton Mowbray

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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Newton Linford

Newtown Linford

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

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Quorn in Leicestershire. The river Soar

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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Rothley Railway Station

Rothley

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...

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Tilton on the Hill

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 de la Zouch 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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The Old Man of Beacon, 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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Old John, 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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Bosworth area

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 Tower in Bradgate Park, Leicester

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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Jewry Wall, A small piece of the Roman Wall still remains in Leicester City Centre.

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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Penguins at Twycross Zoo

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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