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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in Leicestershire

Britain's Finest Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in Leicestershire are listed below.

Abbey Pumping Station (Museum / Art Gallery)

Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Corporation Road, Leicester

The grand Victorian building is worth a visit in itself but inside you will find the curators have taken a marvellously cheeky look at 19th century... more

Snibston Discovery Museum (Attraction / Activity)

Snibston Discovery Museum, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire

Ashby Road, Coalville

The emphasise at Snibston is on discovery. There are over 90 interactive exhibits that are suitable for all ages... more

Belvoir Castle Gardens (Garden)

Belvoir Castle Gardens, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire

Belvoir, Grantham

There is a Victorian rose garden overlooked by the Broad Walk, and the tallest yew tree in Britain - a remarkable 29 metres... more

Tropical Bird Gardens (Leics) Ltd (Attraction / Activity)

Tropical Bird Gardens (Leics) Ltd, Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicestershire

Lindridge Lane, Desford

Home to several hundred tropical birds of over 70 species. There are large aviaries with many exotic species such as parakeets, toucans, emus and mynah birds... more

Longcliffe Golf Club (Golf Course)

Longcliffe Golf Club, Snells Nook Lane, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Snells Nook Lane, Nanpantan, Loughborough

Long drivers may find the course a bit short, but they must be straight because of the tree-lined fairways. The seventh is a good hole as... more

Great Central Railway (Attraction / Activity)

Great Central Railway, Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Great Central Road, Loughborough

This is rail travel as it used to be, so book your seat and sit back and lunch on great cooked meals in the restaurant car... more

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery (Museum / Art Gallery)

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire

53 New Walk, Leicester

Delve into Wild Space, a hands-on exhibition which focuses on the well-being of the planet, have a crack at the Mighty Dinosaurs, with the Rutland Dinosaur... more

Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate (Spa)

Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate, Stapleford, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Stapleford, Melton Mowbray

Best of all take to one of seven well-appointed treatment rooms, switch off completely and enjoy a range of expert Clarins therapies to soothe, energise or... more

Twinlakes Park (Attraction / Activity)

Twinlakes Park, Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray

A second splashtastic attraction is set to open this summer. The Susanoo Splash Zone... more

National Space Centre (Attraction / Activity)

National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire

Exploration Drive, Leicester

Wander through the darkness of the stellarium, stare in awe through six galleries of interactive space fun and make postcards of yourself jumping on the moon.... more

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa (Spa)

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa, Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray

It’s the kind of place you can indulge in the very latest treatments and facilities – the Thermal Spa with its array of pools, relaxation areas... more

Belgrave Hall & Gardens (Historic House)

Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Church Road, Leicester

The hall also gained a reputation in 1999 for its ghoulish goings on when two supposed ghosts were recorded on camera outside the building – thus... more

Belvoir Castle (Historic House)

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire

Belvoir, Grantham

It’s also fun to see how the less fortunate lived – the castle kitchens and bakery reveal the reality of life below stairs in the 1800s.... more

Jewry Wall Museum (Museum / Art Gallery)

Jewry Wall Museum, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester, Leicestershire

St Nicholas Circle, Leicester

The museum tells the story of Leicester from prehistory to the end of the medieval period, holding archaeological collections, which include items from 300,000 years ago.... more

Stanford Hall (Historic House)

Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Lutterworth

Outside, the walled rose garden is a dazzle of colour in summer. If you’re really taken with this stunning country pile, you can stay here too... more

Charnwood Museum (Museum / Art Gallery)

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough

The famous Ladybird books originate from Loughborough so there’s an exhibit and memorabilia on that subject plus information about the world’s oldest multi-cellular fossil Charna discovered... more

Champneys - Springs (Spa)

Champneys - Springs, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire

Ashby-De-La-Zouch

Here an extensive menu of treatments, from thalassotherapy, hot stones to the latest skincare innovations, is combined with healthy cuisine morning, noon and night and activities... more

Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park (Attraction / Activity)

Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park, Ambion Lane, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Market Bosworth

There are interactive displays taking you on a journey through medieval Britain and a Battle Room which bears witness to the horrors of warfare in the... more

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Towns in Leicestershire with Place to Visit / Thing to Do listings:   Ashby-De-La-Zouch | Coalville | Desford | Grantham | Leicester | Loughborough | Lutterworth | Market Bosworth | Melton Mowbray

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