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Rothley Railway Station

Rothley (12 Pictures) in the county of Leicestershire

(2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction NW of Thurmaston)

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...

Leicester Cathedral and Guildhall

Leicester (362 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of Leicestershire

(3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction SW of Thurmaston)

Leicester is famed amongst other things for its fine parish church which was raised to Cathedral status in 1927...

Town Hall in Loughborough, Leicestershire

Loughborough (74 Pictures) in the county of Leicestershire

(8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction NW of Thurmaston)

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.....

Bandstand in the playclose

Melton Mowbray (25 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Leicestershire

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction NE of Thurmaston)

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

Taken in the Hall Yard Park looking towards St Simon & St Judes Parish Church, Earl Shilton

Earl Shilton (1 Pictures) in the county of Leicestershire

(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction SW of Thurmaston)

Earl Shilton is one of the largest villages in the County of Leicestershire. It occupies a rich rural landscape between the town of Hinckley and the City of Leicester...

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A picture of Watermead Country Park

Watermead Country Park (174 Pictures)

(0.9 miles, 1.5 km)


Leicester Cathedral, Leicester

Leicester Cathedral (16 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.1 km, direction SW)


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

The Jewry Wall Museum (15 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.6 km, direction SW)

This is Leicester's leading Museum of Archaeology, showing an extensive range Roman finds as well as other unique historic relics.....

Bradgate Park, Leicester, leicestershire

Bradgate Park (257 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

Comprising of 850 acres of land with roaming deer, Bradgate Park is Leicestershire's largest and most popular country.....

Old John, Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

Old John Tower (10 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction W)

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

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

Beacon Hill Country Park (24 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction NW)

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

Letting off Steam on the Great Central Railway

Great Central Railway (48 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction NW)


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