Markfield attractions

Markfield attractions

MarkfieldMarkfield 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. Photo: Markfield

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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. www.twycrosszoo.com. About 7 miles south west of Markfield.

Twycross Zoo

Snibston Discovery Park

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. About 4 miles west of Markfield.

Snibston Discovery Park

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Attractions Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood. Contact: Estate Office, Deer Barn Buildings, Country Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE. Tel: 0116 2362713. Leicestershire's most visited country park with 830 acres, deer herd, and river. There is a shop, visitor centre & cate. Nearby are the Bradgate House Ruins which stand as a reminder of the time when Lady Jane Grey was resident there. About 3 miles east of Markfield.

 Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood

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