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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO advice from Visit England

There are a wide range of places to visit here in North West Leicestershire and sourrounding towns and villages - we're at the heart of the National Forest.

  Download a copy of the 2023 Go Leicestershire Guide which contains fun days out for all the family in and around Leicestershire.


Ashby de la Zouch CastleStaunton Harold Church viewed from the lake
Breedon Priory Church
1620's House & Garden Donington le Heath Manor House
Grace Dieu Priory
Hough Mill

Industrial Heritage Trail
Mount St. Bernard's Abbey
Staunton Harold Church


Ashby Canal
Cloud Trail Cycling
Donisthorpe Woodland Park 

Field Sport UK

The National Forest
Saltersford Valley
Sarah's Wood
Sence Valley Country Park
Shortheath Fishery

Snibston Country Park
Staunton Harold Reservoir
Swannington Village Trail


There are museums in Ashby, Castle Donington, Diseworth, Kegworth and Measham. Read our museums page to find out more.

Family attractions

Charnwood Alpacas

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Donington Park
East Midlands Airport Aeropark

Escape Coalville

Rebound Trampoline Park

Other places of interest

Champneys Springs

Coalville CAN
Ferrers Centre for Arts & Crafts

Surrounding area

Battlefield Line Railway
Bosworth Battlefield Centre & Country Park                         Lesley Hextall Moira Furnace
Calke Abbey
Great Central Railway

Rosliston Forestry Centre


Sutton Cheney Wharf
Swadlincote Ski Centre
The National Memorial Arboretum
Thornton Reservoir
Tropical Birdland
Twycross Zoo

Last updated: Wed 1 March, 2023 @ 15:31