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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. View the pictures of Leicestershire..

Recommended towns & villages in Leicestershire

Groby Road, Anstey, Leicester


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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St Helen's Church

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



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River Welland near Great Easton

Great Easton


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Hallaton, Leicestershire


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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Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt


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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


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

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Beaumanor Hall,Old Woodhouse, Charnwood, Leicestershire.


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

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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-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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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, Leicestershire

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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Red Deer Stag

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, Bradgate Park, Leicester, 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 Hall, taken from woodlands, next to 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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Twycross Zoo (taken with canon 300d) - 2006

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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