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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

Foxton Locks, looking down into the basin, Near Market Harborough

Foxton (21 Pictures)

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Holy Trinity with All Saints in Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loughborough (68 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.....

Main St, Queniborough

Queniborough (1 Pictures)

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

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

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Beacon Hill Country Park (21 Pictures)

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

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle (26 Pictures)

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

Bradgate Park, Near Leicester: Old John Tower

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

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

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

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.....

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