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Bradgate Park, Near Leicester: Old John Tower

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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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Leicestershire, or see a selection of our Leicestershire photographs on our picture tour of Leicestershire..

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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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River Welland near Great Easton

Great Easton

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Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt

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At Loughborough Station on the Great Central Railway. 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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The view from Burrough Hill

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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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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Staunton Harold Church and Hall, Leicestershire

Staunton Harold

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

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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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Wistow, Leicestershire, from the Grand Union Canal

Wistow

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

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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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, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire

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, 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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Jewry wall detail

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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Twycross Zoo, Leicestershire. Prairie Dog

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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Grey Heron

Watermead Country Park

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