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

There are many smaller towns and villages throughout the attractive countryside, especially the Vale of Belvoir with its castle. Places to Visit in Leicestershire Kettering Park Hotel & Spa and Belvoir Castle Gardens are listed below.
18 Results In Or Near Leicestershire
19.0 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Guests can't help but feel truly special at the Spa, which is a real sanctuary for the senses. There's a sauna, a whirlpool, a steam room and a stunning swimming pool. For head to toe pampering, including nails, feet and facials, The Spa offers it all.
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Discover Belvoir Castle and Castle The gardens have undergone several changes over the centuries, the latest being a two year programme that saw the Duchess and team bring the lost plants of Capability Brown to fruition. There are many new walks, for both able and less able visitors, through formal gardens on the castle terrace and into the woodland through the Japanese, Duchess's and Hermits gardens. A circuitous three-mile walk along the Duke's walk, takes in all the gardens and views...
12.9 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
This Grade I listed Hall is situated in rolling Northamptonshire countryside. Its stunning gardens are open from April until October, and the entire place is available to hire for weddings and events.
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With Theme Park, Farm Park and Water Park (seasonal) Twinlakes Park offers the best variety of family rides and attraction, set in 100 acres of glorious countryside, where dozens of action packed play zones, 125,000sqft indoors helps you entertain the whole family. Whatever the weather expect a full day of play in massive indoor venture centres complete with mega rides.
18.0 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
The Old Lion, in Harborough Magna, is a quintessentially English pub with some lovely modern twists that make it a must visit destination. Boasting a gin collection of over 50 types, including Persian blue marshmallow, and black tomato, this welcoming and friendly pub also has a wide selection of real ales, good quality wines and sumptuous spirits.
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The Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park is a colourful multi award winning interactive experience telling the story of the Battle of Bosworth 1485.
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Take a step back in time at the 1620s House and Garden and explore the recreated early 17th century house & grounds to see how people lived 400 years ago.
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There's something very satisfying about visiting one of the many small museums in the UK, where you can get to grips with the message and feel you've learnt something about the area rather than being bamboozled by hundreds of exhibits. Charnwood Museum is one such spot. 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 by a local schoolboy. Other super ex...
19.0 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Kettering Park Hotel & Spa is a hotel with a charming style and character, with rich oak panelling and a welcoming open fire. The hotel has comfortable bedrooms and small touches make them perfect for everyone. The hotel also boasts a rosette starred restaurant serving delicious food.
12.9 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Built in 1732 to a James Gibbs design, Kelmarsh Hall is surrounded by its working estate, grazed parkland and beautiful gardens. The Hall´s elegant 18th century plasterwork is complemented by Nancy Lancaster and John Fowler´s 20th century decoration in the fashion that became known as the English Country House style. The gardens include a topiary garden, walled garden, rose garden, glasshouse, woodland and lake, with herbaceous borders designed principally by Nancy Lancaster, Norah Lindsay an...
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Longcliffe is set on the lower slopes of Charnwood Forest and is covered in silver birch, oak, pine, beech, gorse and broom. An indication of it quality is that it has twice hosted the Curtis Cup team in preparation for their clash with the USA and has been the venue for the English Boys Championship. 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 is the par five eighth but the 168 yard par three 15th w...
12.5 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Explore the beautiful grounds of Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle and gardens stand on the edge of an escarpment giving dramatic views over five counties and the Welland Valley below. Surrounding the castle are some 12 acres of gardens largely following the footprint of the medieval castle. The vast 400-year-old `Elephant Hedge´ dissects the formal 17th-century terraced gardens. The circular yew hedge stands on the site of the mot and bailey and provides shelter for the rose garden....
16.2 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
A charming Grade I listed building, Lamport Hall has an eclectic history that includes, amongst others, a blind bibliophile, an eccentric Victorian, a Hollywood
12.5 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Discover the fascinating Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle was built by William the Conqueror and was regularly used by the early Kings of England until it was granted to Edward Watson in the 16th century, whose ancestors still live there today. It is a Tudor building within Norman walls, but each century has left its mark by either its architecture, furniture or works of art. A fine collection of family portraits by Reynolds and Van Dyck is on display. In Victorian times Charles Di...
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Even the uninitiated among us will have heard of Ragdale Hall. One of the most celebrated health resorts in Britain, this rural Leicestershire retreat, benefitt
14.4 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Overlooking Rutland Water, Hambleton Hall is a haven of gastronomy. Beautifully landscaped gardens and opulent furnishings produce a comfortable bolthole.
14.0 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
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Step Back in time at Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle has been the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family since 1067. Crowning a hill in Leicestershire, its turrets and towers rise majestically over the vale of Belvoir and it is one of the finest examples of Regency architecture in the world. The castle you see today was designed by James Wyatt and was built in the early 1880 for the 5th Duke and Duchess of Rutland. The castle now houses one of the UK's finest ...
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26.2 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
The Lost City Adventure Golf, based in the heart of Nottingham at The Cornerhouse, houses two separate 18 hole, rainforest themed, indoor adventure golf courses - Sacred Skull Pass and Temple Trail! Perfect for budding adventurers aged from 3 to 103, The Lost City is fantastic fun and suitable for everyone – whether you're looking for an activity to do with the family, fancy an adventure with your friends, fancy bringing that date you're trying to impress or want to beat the boss with you...
26.0 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Hart's Kitchen believe in using the very best seasonal produce and are constantly reinventing their menu to make the most of the regions produce. Get ready to enjoy your culinary adventure and reserve your table online today. Using simple, fresh ingredients, head chef, Martin Sludds brings dishes to life with flair and technical skill.
28.6 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Belton House, surrounded by an idyllic deer park, is often described as the “perfect country house” and as you approach it from the front, you will see why. Its perfect symmetry, beautiful façade and breathtaking surroundings are pretty much what you conjur up in your head when you think of a rural mansion such as this. The décor inside is wonderfully opulent with ravishing fabrics and furniture, grand family portraits looming down at y...
29.2 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Santa Pod Raceway - the home of European Drag Racing - provides thrilling, non-stop action perfect for fantastic family days out with a difference!
21.9 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Expect fresh seasonal food, locally sourced and simply cooked at this charming small hotel & restaurant in the Vale of Belvoir 12 miles S.E of Nottingham. The popular restaurant enjoys a reputation for exceptional hospitality, friendly efficient service and an interesting wine list, sympathetically priced. The a la carte dining room runs six to eight dishes per course. The emphasis is on game in winter, fish & shellfish from Brixham in summer. The ‘all-day' garden room serves light meals incl...
20.3 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Explore the Fascinating Lyveden New Bield The National Trust has taken the Lyveden New Bield, a building started but never finished by Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise his Catholicism in the 1500s and early 1600s, and turned it into a lovely place to visit. Sitting in the middle of rural Northamptonshire, the very fact that Lyveden has survived since the Elizabethan age seems remarkable and these days visitors can discover the mysterious garden lodge and poke around the Elizabethan garde...
28.6 miles from the centre of Leicestershire
Sitting elegantly in formal gardens with views across pleasure grounds and an ancient deer-park, Belton is often cited as being the perfect example of an English country-house. Although built on a modest scale, it has a fine collection of porcelain and silver, a world-renowned library and architectural finesse that reflects the continued wealth and cultured tastes of its former owners.
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