Heritage Britain

The county of Leicestershire, England



Stanford Hall, Lutterworth

Leicestershire in the East Midlands and, in particular, the county town of Leicester, is associated with manufacturing and is also famous for its grazing lands, heaths and fine hunting country. The former county of Rutland now falls within these boundaries but still retains its individuality.With Belvoir Castle standing guard, Rutland is a tiny county of quintessentially English villages bedecked with flora and inns beckoning you to imbibe in a pint of foaming ale.

It was in Leicestershire that the house of York lost its grip on the crown and, at the Battle of Bosworth field in 1485, the victorious Henry Tudor pronounced himself King. Clearly one of the most important single conflicts in the history of Britain, a visitor centre today marks the spot close to the Warwickshire border. Delightful historic houses here include Stanford Hall and Oakham Castle and the area is also famous for it’s Pork Pies and Stilton cheese.

Where to stay and things to do in Leicestershire

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Selected Leicestershire hotels - Please Refresh for another random Hotel list

Three Swans Hotel, Market Harborough
Stapleford Park Country House Hotel and Sporting Estate, Melton Mowbray
Sysonby Knoll Hotel, Melton Mowbray
Paramount Hinckley Island Hotel, Hinckley
Old Manor Hotel, Loughborough
Quality Hotel Loughborough (M1 Junction 23), Hathern
Westfield House Hotel - A Folio Hotel, Blaby
Express by Holiday Inn East Midlands Airport, Derby
Best Western Sketchley Grange Hotel, Hinckley
Holiday Inn Leicester, Leicester

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Explore Leicestershire Towns

Appleby Magna | Ashby De La Zouch | Ashby-de-la-zouch | Bardon Hill (Nr Coalville) | Barrow Upon Soar | Barwell | Belgrave | Belton | Belvoir | Blaby | Bourne | Braunstone | Brigg | Bruntingthorpe | Buckminster | Castle Donington | Claybrooke Parva | Coalville | Coleby | Coningsby | Corby Glen | Cropston | Derby | Donington le Heath | East Langton | East Midlands Airport | Edmondthorpe | Elmesthorpe | Fleckney | Glaston (Near Uppingham) | Glooston | Grantham | Great Glen | Greetham | Grimston | Hallaton | Hambleton | Hathern | Hinckley | Hinckley Leicestershire | Hose | Husbands Bosworth | Kegworth | Kirby Muxloe | Knipton | Leicester | Leicester (Near Rothley) | Leicester, Leicestershire | Leicestershire, Loughborough | Leiscester | Long Clawson | Long Whatton | Loughborough | Loughborough, Leicestershire | Loughbrough | Lutterworth | Manton | Market Bosworth | Market Harborough | Markfield | Medbourne | Melton Mowbray | Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire | Mountsorrel | Mountsorrell | Narborough | Newark | Newbold Verdon | Normanton | North Kilworth | Nottingham | NUNEATON | Oakham | Old Dalby | Orton-On-The-Hill | Quorn (Near Loughborough) | Redmile | Rugby | Saddington | Shackerstone | Shepshed Leicestershire | Shepsted | Sileby | Six Hills | Somerby | Southwell | Stamford | Stamford/Oakham | Stathern | Thorpe Langton | Uppingham | WHATTON | Whitwell (Near Oakham) | Wigston | Willoughby on the Wolds | Woodhouse Eaves | Wymondham |

Leicestershire Tourist Information Centres

Ashby-de-La-Zouch Tourist Information Centre
North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Leicestershire, LE65 IHU
Tel: +44 (0) 1530 411767
Fax: +44 (0) 1530 560660

Coalville Tourist Information Centre
Snibston Discovery Park, Ashby Road
Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN
Tel: +44 (0) 1530 813608
Fax: +44 (0) 1530 813608

Hinckley Tourist Information Centre
Hinckley Library, Lancaster Road
Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0AT
Tel: +44 (0) 1455 635106
Fax: +44 (0)1455 251385

Leicester Tourist Information Centre
7/9 Every Street,Town Hall Square
Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6AG
Tel: +44 (0) 116 299 8888
Fax: +44 (0)116 225 4050
email: click here

Loughborough Tourist Information Centre
Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place
Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB
Tel: +44 (0) 1509 218113
Fax: +44 (0)1509 240617

Market Harborough Tourist Information Centre
Council Offices, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG
Tel: +44 (0) 1858 821270

Melton Mowbray Tourist Information Centre
Melton Carnegie Museum, Thorpe End
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1RB
Tel: +44 (0) 1664 480992
Fax: +44 (0) 1664 480992

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