Nicola Langton, Manor Farm, Back Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester LE8 9DE. Tel: 0116 2592332

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PLACES TO VISIT

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Wistow Maize Maze
4
Hours of fun for all the family. Winner of Leicestershire's Best Visitor Attraction 2004/05
Brock's Hill Country Park
5
67 acres of young woodland, ponds and meadows. The unique environment centre demonstrates environmentally friendly building design. Cafe.
Foxton Locks
8
Historic flight of 10 locks on well-used Grand Union Canal, set in beautiful countryside
New Walk Museum
8
Leicester's premier museum with collections from the natural and cultural world
Leicester Cathedral
9
The Church of St. Martin's has stood from 1086, and became a Cathedral in 1927. Inside see the impressive roof, stained glass and Richard III memorial
Abbey Park
9
Award winning park that includes a pets corner, boating lake, Chinese garden, ruins of Leicester Abbey & the final resting place of Cardinal Wolsey
National Space Centre
10
The award-winning National Space Centre is the UK's only attraction dedicated to space science and astronomy
Bradgate Country Park
13
Bradgate park is a 344 hectare ancient deer park which was the home of Lady Jane Grey, 9 day Queen of England
East Carlton Country Park
14
On the edge of the Welland Valley. Walk through the woods and grassland and watch the local wildlife.
Stanford Hall
15
Stanford Hall is a beautiful 17th century house on the banks of the River Avon
Burrough Hill
17
86 acre site of Iron Age Hill Fort. Toposcope with fine views. Waymarked trail through mixed woodland
Rockingham Castle
17
Located in the north of Northamptonshire, the castle overlooks the picturesque village of Rockingham
Rutland Water
18
The largest man-made lake in western Europe, Rutland Water has something for everyone
Great Central Railway
19
The Great Central Railway is Britian's only double track main line steam railway. Why not treat yourself to a three course meal whilst riding in style
Lyndon Hill Nature Reserve
20
Part of the Anglian birdwatching centre and nature reserve, this is a smaller, sister site on the South shore
Snibston Discovery Park
20
Experience over 300 original museum objects and get your hands on over 90 exciting experiments
Twinlakes Park
22
Twinlakes Park is a family day out with rides for all the family. All year, all weather, plus falconry centre and animal farm
Bosworth Battlefield
22
Visit the site of Bosworth Battlefield 1485, the battle that ended the War of the Roses and began the dynasty of the Tudors
Twycross Zoo
26
The zoo occupies over 50 acres of countryside and houses approximately 170 different species of animals
Belvoir Castle
29
Home to the Duke and Duchess of Rutland, Belvoir Castle offers stunning views of the Vale of Belvoir
Conkers
29
Conkers is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor hands on experiences which keep visitors engaged for hours