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Donington le Heath Manor House
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Manor Road, Donington Le Heath, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 2FW

Step back in time to explore this early 17th century house and its gardens and see how people lived 400 years ago.

 
 
 
Armourgeddon
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Southfields Farm, Husband Bosworth, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6NW

In the military collection we have exhibits ranging from a 1947 BELL 47G helicopter to a 1940s M4 105 Sherman Tank, it's all here on display. On selected weekends you will also gain entry to the spectator area and see vehicles in action.

 
 
 
Belvoir Alehouse
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Crown Business Park, Station Road, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3NQ

Belvoir Alehouse was established in 1995 and has been growing and expanding as a company ever since.

Tours run at 3pm, 5pm and 7.30pm Mon - Sat; 3 pm and 5 pm Sunday.

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  • Rail station: Melton Mowbray (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Belvoir Castle, Melton Mowbray
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Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE

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

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  • Rail station: Grantham (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Bradgate Country Park, Newtown Linford
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Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Spend the day exploring Bradgate park - a 340 hectare ancient deer park which was the home of Lady Jane Grey, 9 day Queen of England (1553).

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  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Breedon on the Hill Lock-Up

Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, DE74

This eighteenth century lock-up is single storey and made of local stone. There is also an open pound to the side of the lock-up.

 
 
Calke Abbey
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Ticknall, Derbyshire, Satnav: DE73 7JF, DE73 7LE

The Harpur family lived at Calke Abbey and were noted for their reclusive eccentricity. You will not find a highly restored interior but a most interesting and informal picture of a grand country house in its latter years.

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  • Rail station: Burton upon Trent (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cotesbach Educational Trust
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Cotesbach Educational Trust, Main Street, Cotesbach, Leicestershire, LE17 4HX

Cotesbach Educational Trust is a heritage education charity centred around a unique Marriott family Archive. We host and provide educational opportunities and a full yearly programme of events and activities for all the family.

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  • Rail station: Rugby (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The BoilerHouse, Foxton
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Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

The BoilerHouse has undergone a huge transformation. Containing many fascinating exhibits of the time, the BoilerHouse demonstrates how tough it was to make a living showing how families survived the conditions of 19th century canal life.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

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.

 
 

Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

The Charnwood Forest Garden Railway (CFR) is located at Rothley station on the Great Central Railway, Leicestershire and is set as a European narrow gauge railway.

 
 
Harborough Museum
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Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG

The museum celebrates Market Harborough’s long history as a centre of trade and industry in the heart of the Welland Valley at the crossroads between Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Lutterworth Museum
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Wycliffe House One Stop Shop, Gilmorton Road Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4DY

Visit Lutterworth Museum and discover interesting facts about local history with regularly changing displays.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (7 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Melton Carnegie Museum
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Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1RB

Permanent displays on the social, artistic and industrial history of the Melton area and the Ann Hughes Gallery houses temporary exhibitions, showing unique displays related to the history of the region.

 
 
 
Nagarjuna Buddhist Centre, Leicester
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Nagarjuna Buddhist Centre, 17 Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

A special place of tranquillity, relaxation, reflection and friendship. It is home to an international Kadampa Buddhist community.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0.7 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
National Space Centre
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Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS

With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
New Walk Museum, Leicester
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53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

Discover dinosaurs, mummies and natural history at New Walk Museum. Visit the Art Gallery where you will find art ranging from Expressionism, modern and old masters.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Newarke Houses Museum
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The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens incorporates the Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment.


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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Smisby Lock-Up

Smisby, Derbyshire, DE12

The Smisby Lock-Up is octagonal in shape, brick built with tiled spire roof and has a heavy studded door.

 
 
St Mary's Parish Church external view
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Parish Office, The Samworth Centre, 8 Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1DJ

St Mary's Parish Church, in the centre of the market town of Melton Mowbray, is the largest parish church in the Leicester Diocese. It is certainly the finest.

 
 
Stoneywell
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Ulverscroft, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67

The home of a family who lived and loved the Arts & Crafts

 
 
Congregational Church

High Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7JD

In 2012 we celebrated 350 years of Congregational worship and witness in Market Harborough.

 
 
The Guildhall
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Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

Leicester's Guildhall is one of the finest surviving timber framed medieval halls in England and a premier venue in the city for more than 600 years.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Magazine

c/o Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

The Magazine Gateway was once the main entrance into the Newarke precinct and was built around 1400. The gate has no portcullis (sliding iron door) and its main purpose was to impress visitors rather than be defensive.