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Ye Old Red Lion Market Bosworth

Ye Olde Red Lion

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View from Ambion Hill, Market Bosworth

Places to visit

The charming market town of Market Bosworth is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and picturesque villages are well worth a visit.

Market Bosworth has been an important market town since the middle ages. It is recorded in the Doomsday Book and is famously known for the Battle of Bosworth, which ended the Wars of the Roses in 1485.

Market Bosworth is the perfect place to spend a few hours perusing the selection of shops, boutiques, tea rooms and pubs in the town centre or enjoying a lovely walk around the park.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Tells the dramatic story of the Battle of Bosworth, which marked a major turning point in English history. With interactive, hands-on displays and a range of activities, including guided walks, you can find out about medieval warfare, how the battle unfolded and the impact of the new and powerful Tudor dynasty.

Go to their website for further details or call 01455 290429.

Market Bosworth Country Park

Market Bosworth Country Park

With its open grassland is a great place for walking, family ball games and other fun activities. There are also facilities for picnics and barbeques, as well as the children’s play area.

Visit their website to find out more.

Mallory Park Race Circuit

Mallory Park Race Circuit

An iconic motor sport venue nestled in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside, Mallory Park has a rich racing heritage, with regular events held throughout the year.

Visit their website or call 01455 502214.

Battlefield Line Railway

Battlefield Line Railway

The Battlefield Line is the last remaining part of the former Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway. Ride the train from Shackerstone via Market Bosworth to Shenton through the year.

Visit their website or call 01827 880754.

Bosworth Water Park

Bosworth Water Park

The place to enjoy a range of fun water sports. The 50-acre site has 20 acres of water for boating, fishing and canoeing. Hire a pedalo, walk the dog or let the kid’s burn off some energy on the sandy beaches or in the Pirate Adventure Play area.

Visit their website or call 01455 291876.

King Richard III Visitor Centre

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Discover the incredible story of the last English kind to die in battle and the first to be DNA tested.

Find out how King Richard III rose to power and decide for yourself what really happened to the young Princes in the Tower.

Visit their website or call 0300 300 0900.

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo

Open 364 days a year, Twycross Zoo is set amongst the beautiful rural countryside in the hear of England. Right on the Leicestershire/Warwickshire border, Twycross Zoo is an award-winning conservation charity offering fun for all the family. Immerse yourself and explore the animal world with indoor and outdoor habitats and interactive experiences.

Go to their website or call 0844 474 1777.

Tropical Birdland

Tropical Birdland

Nestled on the northern outskirts of Desford village in Leicestershire, Tropical Birdland is a 6.5 acre sanctuary for Parrots and exotic birds. Housing over 250 feathery residents, every square inch has been devoted to giving a home to some of the most alluring and captivating species from around the world.

Go to their website or call 01455 824603.