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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

Viaduct near John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

John O'Gaunt (1 Pictures)

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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.....

Beaumanor Hall,Old Woodhouse, Charnwood, Leicestershire.

Quorn (18 Pictures)

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

Tilton on the Hill

Tilton on the Hill (4 Pictures)

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 Castle in the snow

Ashby de la Zouch Castle (28 Pictures)

The ancient, crumbling walls of Ashby de la Zouch castle keep once rose to a towering 95ft and had four floors. It belonged to.....

Bradgate Park, Near Leicester: Old John Tower

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

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

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

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.....

Great Crested Grebes mating, Watermead Park

Watermead Country Park (174 Pictures)

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