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The 1620s House and Garden is like taking a step back in time where you can explore the early 17th century house and its gardens and see how people lived 400 years ago.

Coalville

VistEngland VAQASGreen Flag Award

 

The National Brewery Centre takes visitors through the story of brewing, from ancient times through to the latest methods - using actors, animatronics, holographics and multi-media technology.

Burton Upon Trent

VistEngland VAQASStay Play Explore

 

Visitors can climb the tower today despite it suffering massive damage during the Civil War. There are great views from the top! Then make sure you discover the underground passage from the kitchen to the tower.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

VistEngland VAQASEnglish Heritage

 

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.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

VistEngland VAQASNational Trust

 

This is a local heritage group which holds a considerable archive of photographs tracing the history of the industries and community of this unique town. Talks are given throughout the year.

Coalville

 

Read about Diseworth from the Domesday Book to the present day. Trace your ancestors in the local Census pages, from 1841 to 1901. Read articles about local people and places. See pictures of buildings and the local landscape

Coalville

Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

 

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.

Coalville

Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

 

Holy Trinity at Staunton-Harold has its original 17th century cushions and hangings, panelling and a painted ceiling. It was built between 1653 and 1665 and is one of the few churches to be erected during the Cromwellian era.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

National Trust

 

Holy Trinity Ashby is a welcoming and vibrant church community. Our hope is that you will feel welcome among us, whether you come to visit, drop in now and again or become a regular.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 

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.

Coalville

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

 

Ibstock Historical Group covers historical information about Ibstock and the surrounding villages of Ellistown, Nailstone, Odstone, Heather and Swepstone. We have 1200 categorised images, local maps, and can help with local family history.

Ibstock

 

Eighteenth century lock-up made of small red bricks and in an octagonal plan. It has a pyramidal octagonal brick roof and a stone finial.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 

St Mary & St Hardulph Priory Church is a 12th century church standing prominently on the summit of a 55 metre limestone knoll and can be seen for miles around.

Castle Donington

 

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.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

MLA's Museum Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally agreed standards for museums in the UKLeicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

 

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

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 

St. Helen's church can be found where Lower Church Street meets South Street, in a pretty setting with the ruins of the castle in the background.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 

St. Laurence's is a warm, friendly church set on the High Street in the heart of Measham which lies within the National Forest. The present St Laurence's Church was built in 1340,

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 

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.

Markfield