Kirby Muxloe Castle0116 238 6886workCastleThis picturesque fortified mansion was built for Lord Hastings, who was dramatically seized and executed by Richard III in 1483.
Hastings’ descendants still believe they have a direct line to the throne of England.
Explore the atmospheric moated remains – including the fine gatehouse and a complete corner tower – of this brick-built mansion which have been extensively conserved by English Heritage. Make it part of an enjoyable family day out in Leicestershire with a picnic in the grounds or take a walk around the moat.off Oakcroft AvenueKirby MuxloeLeicesterLE9 2DHUnited Kingdom52.634933100000-1.229394300000http://www.goleicestershire.com/?dms=3&pid=
Kirby Muxloe Castle
0116 238 6886
off Oakcroft Avenue, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester, LE9 2DH
Explore the atmospheric moated remains of this brick-built mansion which have been extensively conserved by English Heritage. It was built for Lord Hastings, who was dramatically seized and executed by Richard III in 1483.
Selected days only - see website for details.
Adult £3.80; children £2.20; concessions £3.40, family £9.80
Free to English Heritage members. 15% discount for groups of 11 or more.