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Mini guide to Loughborough

     

Loughborough is located in the northern tip of Leicestershire, in the heart of England. The large University of Loughborough gives the city a youthful atmosphere, with lots of quaint shops, pubs and eateries, catering for the young and old.

The city is compact and can easily be explored on foot. The Old Rectory Museum showcases archaeological objects found in and around Loughborough. You won't be able to miss the 151 foot Carillon Tower, with a War Museum on the ground floor. The tower highlights Loughborough's importance as a bell-founding town with all 47 bells in the tower having been cast locally. It is worthwhile to climb the 138 steps to the top of the tower, from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Loughborough.

Just outside of Loughborough, you will fine the Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle. It is an impressive ruin of a Norman manor house with a 75 foot high keep. Mary Queen of Scots, James I and Charles I all stayed here. For nature lovers, Beacon Country Park is a must visit, boasting Leicestershire's highest point (802 feet). The park is over 180 acres in size, with varied landscaped of grassland, woodland and moorland. It boasts a variety of wildlife and bird life. Also worthwhile visiting is Bradgate Park, Leicestershire's largest park, with over 850 acres. The park is famous for its herds of red and fallow deer, which can be seen throughout the year. It also contains the ruins of the 15th century Bradgate House, where Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for nine days in 1553, lived for most of her life.

Loughborough's central location makes it easy to get to via air, rail, or car. The nearest airport is the East Midlands Airport near Castle Donington in northwest Leicestershire. The airport is services by regular bus connections from Loughborough. Both Main Midland and Central Trains have regular service connection Loughborough with most major UK cities. Motorist should exit junction 23 of the M1.

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