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Pictures of Leicestershire

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

Medieval buttercross

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...

Wistow, Leicestershire, from the Grand Union Canal

Wistow (2 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Leicestershire

View from the tower Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire

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.....

Assault course at Conkers, Moira, Leicestershire

Conkers (3 Pictures)

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Sence Valley Country Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire

Sence Valley Forest Park (5 Pictures)

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The memorial sundial

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.....

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