Things to do - Leicestershire

Leicestershire is for those who love the great outdoors and those with a passion for English history and heritage. It is a county with an unsurpassed variety of places to visit and the place to experience sporting excellence as well as arts and entertainment second to none. Leicestershire has something for everyone, explore Charnwoods country parks, such as Swithland Wood with its mature oaks, bluebells and picturesque, long-disused slate quarries, the Outwoods, occupying a long ridge of high ground with views down to Loughborough, and the Altar Stones near Markfield, a picnic site with heath, gorse and crags.