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in the county of Leicestershire

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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

(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction W of Swannington)

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...

Staunton Harold Reservoir

Staunton Harold (22 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NW of Swannington)

Staunton was mentioned in the Doomsday Book when it was held by Henry de Ferrers...

Pestilence Cottage, Woodhouse Village, Leicestersire

Loughborough (74 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction E of Swannington)

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.....

The Church of St James in the village of Swarkestone, Derbyshire.

Swarkestone (10 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction N of Swannington)

Swarkestone is a small enchanting village which grew up on the reeeded banks of the River Trent...

Kinchley Lane

Rothley (12 Pictures)

in the county of Leicestershire

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction E of Swannington)

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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View from the tower Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire

Ashby de la Zouch Castle (28 Pictures)

(2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction W)

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

Staunton harold hall & Church, Leicestershire

Staunton Harold Church (6 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction NW)

Imposing church built in 1653, with fine panelled interior, set in attractive parkland...

Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Hall (14 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NW)

This is said to be one of the most delightful country houses in Leicestershire, it was the former home of the Ferrers family who.....

image of staunton harold reservoir taken from hall roof, 2003

Staunton Harold Reservoir (5 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.1 km, direction NW)

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Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey (57 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction NW)

Calke Abbey was built between 1701-1703. The building, in the Baroque style, was built for Sir John Harpur. It is an.....

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

Beacon Hill Country Park (24 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction E)

The second highest point in Leicestershire at 245m (802 feet) and containing a Bronze Age hill fort, Beacon Hill Country Park.....

Thornton Reservoir, Leicestershire.

Thornton Reservoir (13 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction SE)

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