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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in Leicestershire, England.

About the county of Leicestershire

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Leicestershire has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Leicestershire

Hallaton village centre, Leicestershire.

Hallaton (18 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

Easter Monday sees the villages of Hallaton and Medbourne engaged in a riotous 'bottle kicking' contest which is said to have pagan origins...

The view from Burrough Hill

Melton Mowbray (27 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Leicestershire

An historic market town famous for its Pork packed pies and Stilton cheeses, both are savoured all over Britain and in many other countries...

Newtown Linford, Leicestershire

Newtown Linford (27 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Leicestershire

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

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Leicestershire

The Old Man of Beacon, Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire

Beacon Hill Country Park (24 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.....

Commemorative plaque on the King Richard's Well

The Battle of Bosworth Field (42 Pictures)

At Amble Hill where the Battle of Bosworth was fought on 22 August 1485 close to the village of Sutton Cheney. The Battle of.....

Penguins at Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo (58 Pictures)

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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