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Explore Blaby, Leicestershire

Blaby covers an area south and west of Leicester, including the villages of Blaby, Narborough and Kirby Muxloe.

Stroll around the village of Blaby, much of which has been designated a conservation area. Nearby at Glen Parva you can enjoy a walking trail around the remains of an old Saxon settlement, or follow The River Soar and Grand Union Canal all the way into the heart of Leicester city centre, whilst remaining surrounded by green parkland.

Further west at Kirby Muxloe, discover the 15th century castle, which was never completed. William Lord Hastings began it in 1480, but he was beheaded for treason by King Richard III before it was finished.

In the southern part of the district, Stoney Cove near the village of Stoney Stanton is a popular place for diving. A working quarry until 1958, it is now one of the main places in the UK for scuba diving, with a depth of over 30 metres. Beneath the surface lies a submarine and the UK's largest inland shipwreck. 

 

Places to explore in Blaby

Fosse Park

Leicester

With bigger stores and larger ranges, free customer parking for 2,500 cars and the best names in fashion – Fosse Park is your number one shopping destination.

 
 
 
The Victory Show

Blaby

The Show has re-enactments through various forces from several eras and theatres during the period of 1939-45. From airmen to infantry, the Victory Show opens a window in time to the fabulous 1940s.

 
 
 

Leicester

Blaby Area Museum Society is small, and without a building as yet. It is keen to build up its collections of items connected with Blaby, and expand its services in the future.

 
 
 

Leicester

Blaby Mill Stables is a friendly yard with stabling for 28 horses, year round turnout and excellent facilities.

 
 
 
Bouskell Park

Blaby

This site is set on the remains of a medieval village and is old Victorian parkland with a pond and an ice house. There is a small car park, interpretation boards, hard surfaced paths and dog bins and easy access for wheelchairs.

 
 

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