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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)

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

Main St, Queniborough

Queniborough (1 Pictures)

A lovely village, where round every corner there is another visual delight...

Tilton on the Hill

Tilton on the Hill (4 Pictures)

This is a quiet rural village situated in one of the highest parts of the rolling Leicestershire countryside...

Wistow, Leicestershire, from the Grand Union Canal

Wistow (2 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Leicestershire

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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.....

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park (249 Pictures)

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

Bosworth area

Market Bosworth Country Park (9 Pictures)

A landscaped 35-hectare park which was formerly part of Bosworth Hall deer parkland. There are fine, mature trees, a lake, a.....

Sence Valley Country Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire

Sence Valley Forest Park (5 Pictures)

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