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  • English Heritage

Castle

ENGLISH HERITAGE

Contact

English Heritage

0116 238 6886

Address

off Oakcroft Avenue,
Kirby Muxloe,
Leicester,
LE9 2DH

Details

This 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.

English Heritage PropertyGift shop

Dogs accepted

Prices

Adult £4.40; children £2.60; concessions £4.00, family £11.40

Facilities

  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 522044  Lat: 52.63493 Long: -1.22939

4 miles west of Leicester off B5380, via A47 (Hinckley Rd).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8.1 km from Leicester station