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1620s House at Donington le Heath

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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.

 
Ashby de la Zouch Museum

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North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU

A local history museum that tells the fascinating story of Ashby de la Zouch. Family history research and educational services available by appointment. Evening talks and walks can be booked by groups.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Bosworth Battlefield

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Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13 0AD

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells the dramatic story of the Battle of Bosworth on Monday 22nd August 1485, which marked a major turning point in English history.

 
Old John Tower, Bradgate Park

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Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Old John is the distinctive tower and arch overlooking Bradgate Park and is Leicestershire's most familiar landmark. The Folly stands some 690 feet above sea level and was built in 1784.

 
Castle Donington Museum

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4 Apiary Gate, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, DE74 2JS

We are an accredited museum, run entirely by a group of volunteers and we have won a number of regional awards for our exhibitions, other projects and events which we run throughout the year.

 
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.

 

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

Award-winning museum exploring the history of Charnwood, including archaeology, geology, wildlife, industry, and Ladybird Books. Regular programme of exhibitions, events and children's activities, cafe and shop.

 
Cotesbach Educational Trust

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Cotesbach Educational Trust, 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.

 
The BoilerHouse, Foxton

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Foxton Locks, Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

The Canal Museum contains many fascinating exhibits of the time, the Canal Museum demonstrates how tough it was to make a living showing how families survived the conditions of 19th century canal life.

 
Grace Dieu Priory ruins

Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Thringstone, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 5GJ

The Grace Dieu Priory was an Augustinian priory near Thringstone in Leicestershire, England. It was founded around 1235-1241 by Roesia de Verdon and dissolved in October in 1538.

 
Great Central Railway, 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

 

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.

 

Great Central Railway - Rothley, 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.

 
Museum 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.

 
Hough Windmill

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Hough Mill, St George's Hill, Swannington, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8QW

Swannington Heritage Trust exists to preserve and enhance our legacy of the past for the benefit and enjoyment of people in the present. Visit this windmill and see its restoration in process.

 
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 Gallery houses temporary exhibitions, showing unique displays related to the history of the region.

 
Moira Furnace

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Moira Furnace Museum & Country Park, Furnace Lane, Moira, nr Ashby, Leicestershire, DE12 6AT

Moira Blast Furnace is an impressive 19th Century piece of architechture situated in the heart of the National Forest. Enjoy finding out about it's fascinating history, with woodland walks and trails to explore.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Newarke Houses Museum

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Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens, The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

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

 
Sir John Moore Foundation

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Top Street, Appleby Magna, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 7AH

The Heritage Centre recreates life in the Sir John Moore School in Victorian times. Discover the village boys’ classroom, Headmaster’s study, dormitory and clock room.

 
St Mary's Parish Church Melton Mowbray

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.