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Pictures of Leicestershire

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

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

Groby Road, Anstey, Leicester

Anstey (5 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

One of the most attractive features of Anstey is the famous 14th century five arched pack-horse bridge crossing the River Wreake...

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

Ashby de la Zouch (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Leicestershire

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...

A picture of Rothley

Rothley (12 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

Rothley is a delightful village with two village greens, one is flanked by some of the country's finest timber framed houses. The village shows a graceful selection of architecture including pretty Cruck Cottages...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Leicestershire

The view from Burrough Hill

Burrough Hill Hillfort (5 Pictures)

Burrough Hill is an Iron Age hillfort in Leicestershire, England, situated at Burrough on the Hill, 7 miles south of Melton.....

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire

Launde Abbey (1 Pictures)

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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.....

Thornton Reservoir, Leicestershire.

Thornton Reservoir (13 Pictures)

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