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Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire

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Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SP

The perfect country park to head to for those that enjoy the outdoors. Enjoy rambling on the rocks, long afternoon walks or a day of outdoor fun with the family.

 
Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford

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Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Whether you want to explore this 840 acre country park with friends or family for a day enjoying the outdoors or want some peace and tranquility Bradgate Park is a must-visit. Take along a picnic, camera or your walking boots!

 

Great Central Railway - Quorn, Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

Quorn & Woodhouse Station on the Great Central Railway has the added attraction, rare on a heritage railway, of a fully working sixty foot turntable.

 
Sock Art Gallery

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Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

Sock is Loughborough Town Hall's hub for visual arts and crafts. Throughout the year there are exhibitions that combine local professional artists and emerging local talent with British and International practitioners.

 
Stonehurst Family Farm

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Bond Lane, Mountsorrel, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 7AR

Stonehurst Farm is a real working family farm where you can meet and feed the friendly animals, collect freshly laid eggs, enjoy tractor rides, pony rides, hold baby animals, explore our nature trail and see what you can catch pond dipping.

 
Stoneywell

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Ulverscroft, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67

The home of a family who lived and loved the Arts & Crafts. Built as a summer home by Arts and Crafts architect-designer Ernest Gimson for his brother Sydney, Stoneywell zigzags from its rocky outcrop, amid rhododendrons and heather.

 
Carillon and War Memorial Museum

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Queen's Park, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

Loughborough Carillon & War Memorial was built to commemorate the men of the town who gave their lives in WW1. Unique in Britain, it is the only purpose built carillon tower. Displays include a collection of medals and other memorabilia.

 
Charnwood Museum, Loughborough

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Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU

Charnwood Museum is a popular family friendly museum set in the heart of the beautiful Queens Park in the centre of Loughborough.

 
Aeropark at East Midlands Airport

The Aeropark, East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, DE74 2SA

The Aeropark has a collection of 18 complete airframes on external display within the park with another 5 aircraft under complete restoration and 4 aircraft sections.

 
Long Close Gardens

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Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8RY

Long Close Garden has been open to the public for charity for over 50 years. Explore the picturesque 5 acre garden with original wildflower meadows.

 

Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2TS

Queen's Park is well used as a place to play, relax or learn and is easily reached by foot, bicycle, car or bus. Pay and display car parking is available close to the park off Granby Street.

 
Watermead Country Park

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Wanlip Road, Syston, Leicester, LE7 1PD

Watermead Country Park is one of the best sites in Leicestershire for bird watching and nature study. As well as the Reedbed Nature Reserve, the park is also home to the Birstall Nature Reserve, situated towards the south of the park.

 

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The Collection Yard, Bawdon Lodge Farm, Charley Road, Nanpantan Road, Nanpantan, Loughborough, LE12 9YE

Take a tour of our craft distillery, discovering the history of gin and the fine art of distilling. World renowned master distiller Jamie Baxter will guide you through process of creating your own bespoke and unique gin to take home.

 

Steeple Row, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4RE

The historic parish church of All Saints is a large and beautiful medieval building at the heart of Loughborough's ancient town centre.

 

BitterSweet Chocolate, 44 - 46 Main Street, Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, DE73 8AN

We offer 'Chocolate Heaven' workshops and leisure days at our production unit in Breedon on the Hill. These workshops are very much 'hands-on' and our approach is relaxed but informative.

 

Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SR

Broombriggs Farm is a mosaic of small fields enclosed by dry stone walls, hedgerows, fences and woodlands. They are managed to provide permanent pasture for grazing livestock and to grow various arable crops.

 

Tuckers Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2PH

This former clay pit is situated off Tuckers Road, Loughborough, and covers an area of some 27.12 acres. It is used mainly for leisure purposes by the general public.

 

Ash Lane, Costock, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6UX

he UK wine industry is now recognised as a premium wine-producing region, with English and Welsh wines winning many prestigious international awards.

 

Parish of Emmanuel, Loughborough & St Mary-in-Charnwood, Nanpantan, LE11

Emmanuel is a large, growing Christian community near the centre of Loughborough.

 

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Loughborough Central Station, Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

The Great Central Railway is Britain's only double track main line steam railway. Train rides are available every weekend and Bank Holiday throughout the year and daily in May through to September.

Rail Route: Loughborough to Leicester

 

Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Freehold Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1AR

The museum is currently only open as part of a pre-arranged Works tour. Part of the world's largest working bellfoundry. The museum shows the craft techniques of moulding, casting, tuning and the fitting up of bells.

 

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Castle Hill, East Leake, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6LU

A family-friendly attraction with over 25 acres of undercover and outdoor play and adventure areas – Nature Trails; Pirates’ Galleon; Play Fort; Pond Dipping; Go-karts. Meet the donkeys; hold an owl; relax in the café or have a picnic.

 

Manor Organic Farm, Manor Farm, Long Whatton, LE12 5DF

Explore nature trails through Manor Organic Farm. Once you've finished exploring, head to the farm shop for some tasty local produce.

Walk Route: Organic produce

 

MLA's Museum Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally agreed standards for museums in the UK

Near the Parish Church, Rectory Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1UW

The Old Rectory Museum is a rare stone 13th century manor house, featuring displays of archaeological finds, and local history.