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County - Leicestershire | Map
Tel code: 0116 | code search
Postcode: LE8 | code search
Population: 3200
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Folk Customs:
Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle-Kicking
Plough Monday and Plough Plays

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Old Greyhound
"very disappointing meal prawn platter should be listed as shrimps . meat and roast potatoes lovely but veg bordered on being raw and have never seen bread and butter pudding ..." More

Old Greyhound
"Excellent food and impecable customer service. Have visited this restaurant many times and on previous occasions over the years have been somewhat disapointed, however feel there has been a noteable ..." More

Old Greyhound
"Beautiful old pub but we were very dissapointed with both with the food (bland and over priced) and the customer service which was appaling, when we expressed our disappointment it ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Great Glen | 10 Places to Stay

Great Glen is a large village seated in a valley just six miles from Leicester, with a brook and a Norman church, St Cuthbertís has a square tower and five bells. Wigston Framework Knitters Museum exhibits costumes, textiles and a 17th Century house, including a workshop and frames used to make stockings and gloves. With the Grand Union Canal so close why not walk itís tow paths and delight in the wildlife and scenery as you watch the boats sail by, or maybe visit Foxton Canal Museum with many exhibits to share, or even pick a winner at Leicester Race Course.

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Premier Inn Leicester South Oadby *book online*

Dentist

Great Glen Dental Practice

Doctor

Dr M A Williams & Partners
Dr N A Stollery
The Surgery

Pub and Bar

Old Greyhound
Royal Oak
The Crown

School

Stoneygate School

Vet

Great Glen Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Great Glen CC (Cricket)

Activities

Bowmen of Glen Archery Society(Archery)

Places to Stay near Great Glen

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Premier Inn Leicester South Oadby (0.85 miles)

In the heart of Oadby, this Premier Inn makes an ideal base from which to explore the local surrounds. For shops and local amenities Leicester city centre is only 5 miles away, or closer still ... More | visit website
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Gilbert Murray Stamford Hall (3.25 miles)

Gilbert Murray Stamford Hall

These two halls offer a mix of accommodation with 193 en suite and 326 standard bedrooms, including 4 rooms which have been fully adapted for wheelchair users.

Gilbert Murray Hall was founded in 1957. The Hall ... More | visit website

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John Foster Hall (3.33 miles)

John Foster Hall

Featuring 571 all en suite bedrooms, John Foster Hall, completed in October 2006, is the most recent addition to our Oadby site. These modern, state-of-the-art buildings also include spacious, fully equipped kitchens with social space ... More | visit website

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Beaumont Hall (3.42 miles)

Beaumont Hall

Beaumont Hall is located within our 40 acre Oadby site, complete with beautiful landscaped grounds and a stunning 16 acre botanic garden. Oadby is a delightfully picturesque area only 2 miles from the City ... More | visit website

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Regency Hotel (4.12 miles)

Regency Hotel

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Whatever the purpose of your stay, this exquisitely restored Victorian Town House Hotel will charm you with its grace and elegance. Formerly a Convent, the Regency retains some enchanting historical features. Every ... More

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Stoneycroft Hotel (4.64 miles)

Stoneycroft Hotel

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The Stoneycroft Hotel is a family-run establishment, only a few minutes' walk from Leicesterís city centre and the world-famous De Montfort Hall. Located on a quiet, peaceful avenue, just off the A6 ... More

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Spindle Lodge Hotel (5.31 miles)

Spindle Lodge Hotel

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A small family-run hotel with Victorian charm and style, built in 1876 on tree-lined West Walk. Despite its central position, Spindle Lodge is in a quiet location. At the end of West ... More

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The Belmont Hotel (5.34 miles)

The Belmont Hotel
Relax in comfort and style at The Belmont Hotel in Leicester. Within easy walking distance of the Railway Station, Leicester University, The New Walk Museum, De Montfort Hall and all the fantastic shopping available in the new Highcross ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Market Harborough (5.42 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M1 and A14. This hotel is located on the outskirts of Market Harborough, surrounded by countryside, yet still only 2 miles from the town centre and close to ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Leicester City Centre (5.56 miles)

A great city centre location, this Premier Inn is conveniently located for amenities and attractions including the National Space Centre and Leicester Racecourse. Conveniently situated for Leicester train station which is just 10 metres from ... More | visit website

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