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Bradgate Park

Comprising of 850 acres of land with roaming deer, Bradgate Park is Leicestershire's largest and most popular country park.
In the park you will also find Bradgate House, which was the birthplace of the 9 day queen of England, Lady Jane Grey,
and Old John Tower, a famous landmark overlooking the park.

1.7 miles away


Swithland Wood

Swithland Wood is a public woodland in Charnwood Forest, in Leicestershire. Although close to the village of Swithland, it is almost entirely within the parish of Newtown Linford. The wood is part of the Swithland Wood and The Brand SSSI, noted for both its biological and geological interest, and is Leicestershire's most important ancient woodland for nature conservation. Quarries
within the wood were a source of the distinctive Swithland Slate roofs found on many local buildings as well as the slate
gravestones common in Leicestershire churchyards.

1.8 miles away.


Beacon Hill

The second highest point in Leicestershire at 245m (802 feet) and containing a Bronze Age hill fort, Beacon Hill Country Park near Woodhouse Eaves is a popular country park offering gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside, a collection of native trees,
some interesting rock formations and over a 100 hectares of heath and woodland offering lovely walks and picnics.

4.9 miles away.


Cropston Reservoir - 1.6 miles away

Swithland Reservoir - 3 miles away Click here for more information on walks in the area

 

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Great Central Railway - Rothley

Voted number 12 on the list of the 50 greatest railway journeys in the world the Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway. It's the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other
– just as it was when steam ruled the rails.

0.9 miles away - Click here to visit their website


Rothley Court Hotel

The Rothley Court Hotel sits in the historic Leicestershire village of Rothley, home of the Knights Templar within easy reach of
Leicester and Loughborough. The hotel is an impressive ancient rambling Manor House, with its own 11th century Chapel, idyllic manicured grounds, rose walk, babbling brook and trout filled river. Rothley Court has a long history dating back to the Doomsday Book of 1086 and encompasses plenty of traditional historic charm, making it the ideal retreat at any time of year.

1.4 miles away - Click here to visit their webiste


Horseshoe Cottage Farm

Relax and be pampered in a recently restored, award winning, 200 year old stone farmhouse and barns in Leicestershire's Charnwood Forest. Located 30 yards from the Hallgates entrance to Bradgate Park, an 800 acre estate and the site of the ancestral home of the 'nine day Queen', Lady Jane Grey. Horseshoe Cottage Farm provides a haven for both business people and pleasure seekers.

1.7 miles away - Click here to visit their website

National Space Centre
Voted large visitor attraction of the year 2009, upon arrival you will understand why this really is a visit that is out of this world. Journey through the six hands-on galleries and  sit back in awe in the UK's largest planetarium, as we take you on a voyage of discovery in the 360° fulldome experience.

4.3 miles away - Click here to visit their website

Leicester Speedway 3.3 miles away - Click here to visit their website


Snibston Discovery Park

Visit Snibston Discovery Park and lift a Mini Cooper in the 'hands on' gallery. Extra Ordinary, which shows how technology has affected our every day life. Come and see Snibston Discovery Park's amazing selection of historic and contemporary costumes in the Fashion Gallery. Join real life miners on a tour of the colliery and experience what it was like to work underground. Take a ride on Snibston Discovery Park's diesel locomotive and get creative with school holiday craft activities. Over 90 indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits exploring the impact of technology on our every day lives.

11.5 miles away - Click here to visit their website



Bosworth Battlefield

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Re-live this famous turning point in
British history. The death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.

16 miles away - Click here to visit their webiste
Things to see and do, near The Wheatsheaf Inn, Thurcaston
Rothley Park Golf Club Rothley Park Golf Club Celebrates it Centenary in 2011 and has always provided a challenge in a beautiful parkland setting. The holes meander 'on and on' as opposed to 'up and down' in a secluded way, framed by mature indigenous
trees and wander back to the fully modernised traditional style Clubhouse.

1.1 miles away - Click here to visit their website

Lingdale Golf Club Lingdale nestles in the picturesque surroundings of Charnwood Forest in the heart of the North West
Leicestershire countryside. Visitors and members are treated to a golf course which challenges golfers of all abilities, spectacular
views and a variety of wild life on show including pheasants, moor hens, buzzards and on occasion muntjack deer.

3.1 miles away - Click here to visit their website
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