Leicestershire is a landlocked county in the Midlands of England. It takes its name from the City of Leicester.Leicestershire county, borders Derbyshire to the north-west, Nottinghamshire to the north, Rutland to the east, Warwickshire to the south-west, Staffordshire to the west, Lincolnshire to the north-east, and Northamptonshire to the south-east. The border with Warwickshire is old Watling Street.

ashby castle

Places of Interest in Leicestershire

Abbey Park is a park situated in Leicester's city centre. Enjoy exploring a Chinese garden, historical ruins, canals and boating lakes. Abbey Park is also home to fun fairs and festivals. A tearoom is also open for refreshments

Leicester's Museum of Science & Technology which is located in a late 19th century sewage pumping station. Discover beam steam engines, exhibitions, enjoy family friendly events and delve into 200 years of science and technology

The Aeropark, East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, DE74 2SA
A must-see for those interested in the history of aviation. Find planes of yester-year or see modern airliners taking off and landing at East Midlands Airport

Ashby de la Zouch Castle where you will see the ruins of this historical castle, the original setting for many of the scenes of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale 'Ivanhoe'

steam train

All Aboard! See the views of Bosworth and Shackerstone from onboard a steam or diesel train. See memorabilia in our museum and look out for our special events.
Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE

Belvoir Castle where you can find out about the fascinating history of this Regency period castle and its picturesque gardens.

Bosworth Battlefield Country Park - the site of the 1485 Battle of Bosworth. Look out for our special events or come for a stroll and some refreshments served onsite


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