Ashby-de-la-Zouch attractions

Ashby-de-la-Zouch attractions

Ashby-de-la-ZouchAshby-de-la-Zouch lies in the county of Leicestershire, an area of pleasant countryside and cities with a strong historical and industrial heritage. The fertile Vale of Belvoir (pronounced "beever") is overlooked by its stately castle, while nearby is Melton Mowbray, pork pie capital of the world. Leicestershire is a diverse county that is rich in both culture and history. The numerous museums in the county house many objects of local, national and international importance.

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Attractions Donington Park Leisure Ltd, Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2RP, UK. + 44 (0) 1332 810 048. Corporate Days (Cars and Bikes), Track Hire, Drive Donington Experiences, Conferences and Events. Location: About 6 miles north of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit

Attractions Donington Grand Prix Collection, Donington Park, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, DE74 2RP. Tel: 01332 811027. 130 exhibits within 5 halls depicting motor sport history from the turn of the century to the present day. Location: About 6 miles north of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Donington Grand Prix Collection

Attractions Ashby Museum, North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire LE65 1HU. Tel: +44 (0)1530-560090. Ashby Museum was established in 1982 in a small cottage in Lower Church Street. In 1991 it relocated to its present home in North Street, where it shares the old National School building with the town Library and Tourist Information Centre. Location: In the centre of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Ashby Museum

Attractions The Ashby Show - A Traditional Agricultural Show held annually in Beautiful English Countryside. stalls displaying everything agricultural both new and old, arts and crafts, horticulture and the ever-popular British Farm Produce Marquee. Tel: 01283 229225. About 3 miles south of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

The Ashby Show

Attractions Calke Abbey, Ticknall, near Melbourne, Leicestershire, DE73 7LE. Tel: 01332 863822. Baroque mansion built in 1701-3 which has remained virtually unaltered since the death of the last baronet, Sir Vauncey Harpur- Crewe in 1924. Set in 750 acres of beautiful parkland, 18th century stable block, Gothic-style church, walled gardens and restaurant. National Trust. Charges apply. About 2 miles north of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Calke Abbey

Attractions Twycross Zoo, Twycross, near Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. Tel: 01827 880250. Postal Address: Twycross Zoo, Burton Road (A444), Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3PX. Set in 50 acres of parkland, known for its apes and monkeys, breeds endangered species such as gorilla , chimpanzee, bonobo, many rare monkeys, parrots and other birds. Also elephants, lions and giraffes. Pets corner, adventure playground, penguin pool, picnic areas, train and donkey rides. Catering outlets, shops, children's area. About 7 miles south of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Twycross Zoo

Attractions Snibston Discovery Park, Snibston Discovery Park, Ashby Road, Coalville, LE67 3LN. Tel: 01530 278444. Award - winning tourist attraction. 100 acre site to explore a mixture of science, nature, history and technology. Inside - explore ways of travelling in the Transport gallery, discover working conditions at a 19th century coalface and much more. Outside - join miners in a surface Colliery tour, let off steam in a Science Play, have fun in wild water creating a dam or powering a waterwheel. Location: About 3 miles east of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Snibston Discovery Park

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