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Explore the heritage of Leicester and Leicestershire

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Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre is a colourful multi award winning interactive exhibition telling the story of the Battle of Bosworth and its place in the Wars of the Roses set within a well-appointed visitor centre.

Market Bosworth

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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

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

Melton Mowbray

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

Melton Mowbray

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Charnwood Museum is a popular family friendly museum set in the heart of the beautiful Queens Park in the centre of Loughborough.

Loughborough

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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

Loughborough

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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.

Market Harborough

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The King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery visitor centre guides visitors through the dramatic story of the king's life, brutal death and the fascinating story of his rediscovery.

Leicester

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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.

Melton Mowbray

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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.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

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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.

Leicester

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New Walk Museum and Art Gallery originated in 1849 when the Literary and Philosophical Society formally presented to the town its collections.

Leicester

 

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

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The historic parish church of All Saints is a large and beautiful medieval building at the heart of Loughborough's ancient town centre.

Loughborough

 

Discover where the young William Shakespeare courted his future bride Anne Hathaway at her picturesque family home. For info please see Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Stratford-upon-Avon

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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

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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.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

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Climb aboard one of our trains and you’re transported back in time on an historical journey. The Battlefield Line is the last remaining part of the former Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway which was opened in 1873.

Market Bosworth