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Attractions near Walton Thorns Farm Holiday Cottages

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Great Central Railway (5 Miles)*
The Great Central Railway is Britain's only double track main line heritage railway. The stations of this railway are restored to different periods of the main line's history.
Charnwood Museum (6 Miles)*
Charnwood Museum features a wide range of exhibits reflecting thehistory, geology, archaeology and industries of Charnwood and thesurrounding area. Permanent displays include 'Coming to Charnwoo
Melton Carnegie Museum (8 Miles)*
This exciting newly refurbished museum contains informative and innovative displays.
Framework Knitters Museum (8 Miles)*
The museum is located in unique restored 19th Century workshops, cottages and frameshops containing the collection of handframes which can be seen working daily.
National Space Centre (8 Miles)*
The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space.
Gorse Hill City Farm (9 Miles)*
Gorse Hill City Farm is a working farm with the opportunity to feed and touch the animals.
National Gas Museum (11 Miles)*
At the Gas Museum you will gain a fascinating insight into the story of gas past and present, with particular reference to the East Midlands region.
Nottingham Racecourse (12 Miles)*
Nottingham Racecourse has a wealth of tradition, great facilities and is great value for money. The main feature is the modern Centenary Stand, complimented by the recently refurbished Grandstand. There are two enclosures to choose from.
Leicester Racecourse (12 Miles)*
Extending to 200 acres and steeped in more than 100 years of history, the Leicester Racecourse estate provides the perfect venue for the private or business client.
Lakeside Arts Centre (12 Miles)*
Lakeside is the University of Nottingham's unique public arts facility based in the family-friendly surroundings of Highfields Park.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Walton Thorns Farm Holiday Cottages
Seagrave (2 Miles)*
Seagrave is situated just minutes from the busy A46; it is a secluded and picturesque village, with red roofed houses and distinctive church.
Wymeswold (2 Miles)*
Wymeswold lies a few miles to the north east of Loughborough. It is now a large and popular conservation village, with some fine Georgian buildings, over 30 of the houses are now Grade 2 listed buildings.
Thrussington (3 Miles)*
Thrussington has some interesting 18th century properties surrounding the village green. It is the birthplace in 1782, of artist, John Ferneley, who depicted much of Leicestershire's 19th century hunting scene.
Brooksby (3 Miles)*
Brooksby is now home to the county's Agricultural College, but was once the seat of the Villiers family. Its most famous son, George, born in 1592 at Brooksby, rose to be the favourite of two Stuart monarchs.
Mountsorrel (4 Miles)*
Mountsorrel is situated on the old A6 route, seven miles north of Leicester and four miles from Loughborough.
Quorn (5 Miles)*
Quorn is known world-wide for its link with Hugo Meynell, a dominant figure in English foxhunting who lived at Quorn Hall from 1753-1800.
East Leake (5 Miles)*
Syston (5 Miles)*
In Victorian times Syston was a busy cattle dealing town. There is still evidence of the late 18th century development in its conservation area around the parish church of St. Peter.
Rothley (5 Miles)*
Rothley is another stop on the Great Central Railway, a quiet village on the eastern edge of the Charnwood Forest, originally built around Rothley Brook, a tributary of the Soar.
Loughborough (6 Miles)*
Loughborough, with its unique atmosphere and wealth of historic buildings, is the principal town of the Borough of Charnwood, which is one of the largest Boroughs within Leicestershire.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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