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Places to visit in Oadby and Wigston


Leicester University Botanic Garden, Oadby

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Glebe Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2NE

Explore the Botanic Gardens where you can view greenhouses, national collections and interesting garden sculptures. Friends of the Botanic Gardens run events throughout the summer months.

Wigston Framework Knitters Museum

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42-44 Bushloe End, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2BA

Discover the history of local hosiery at this 18th century Master Hosier house and frameshop with original frames.


South Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4SD

Enjoy walks through the grounds of Blaby Road Park.


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Brocks Hill, Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ

Brocks Hill is a free 67 acre Country Park providing an area for relaxation and recreation, while promoting rich and diverse wildlife habitats including woodland, meadows, ponds and community orchard, laid out with access friendly paths.


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School Street, Fleckney, Leicester, LE8 8AS

The Museum is housed in Fleckney Centre also known as Fleckney Library; the building was formerly the village school. The Library is located in the centre of the village opposite the duck pond and chicane.


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Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL

Steeped in more than 100 years of history, Leicester racecourse provides one of the most comprehensive Flat and Jump fixture lists in the country with over 30 race meetings taking place each year.


Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

8 Ingrams Way, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 3TU

The Leicester Transport Heritage Trust's aim is to research, preserve and promote Leicester and Leicestershire's road transport heritage whether it be bus, coach, tram, truck, van, car or cycles - as long as it has a local connection.


Mere Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4SA

We teach from absolute beginners to intermediate standard and our lessons are in groups or private. Our groups are normally 4 students in a half hour lesson and 6 students in an hour session.


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Peace Memorial Park, Long Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2AJ

Established in 1921 by public donation the park is at the historic centre of Wigston. Home of Wigston's bowls clubs the pavilion is also used by community groups including a play school. Also available for hire.


Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5QE

Standing at the heart of Oadby since the 14th century, is St Peter's church. It provides a focal point for the whole community. Come and join us for worship services or community events open to all.


Wistow, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF

A long north transept was added to the church at the end of the thirteenth century and the tower was added in the fifteenth century.