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County - Leicestershire | Map
Tel code: 01530 | code search
Postcode: LE67 | code search
Population: 5200
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Birthplace of:
Thomas Hooker
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Folk Customs:
Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle-Kicking
Plough Monday and Plough Plays

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Queens Head
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Markfield is a village set between the M1 and Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire, There is plenty on offer in Markfield and the surrounding area, such as Ulverscroft Nature Reserve set within part of an ancient forest, or how about Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve with stunning landscape and woodland and a water filled quarry. Birdwatchers take a trip to Groby Pond where majestic black swans and other birds swim. Donington Le Heath is a 13th Century Manor House with restored Medieval rooms, and a wealth of exhibits on show, not to mention the monthly re-enactments and demonstrations, or perhaps Kirby Muxloe Castle with a Gatehouse and tower, stands surrounded by a moat hinting of times gone by. Calling all fishermen , Thornton Reservoir is set in 75 acres of farmland and woodland, complete with a fishing lodge, for bird lovers Tropical Birdland surely has it all with it’s tropical bird garden, walk through the aviaries or through woodland, with over 600 birds, a gift shop, or even the possibility of becoming a Keeper for a day what else could be wished for. Perhaps Mallory Park set within a natural amphitheatre home to motorcycle races, and great racing cars. Markfield, worth a visit……..definitely.

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Doctor

Dr C Trzcinski & Partners

Inn

Fieldhead Hotel

Pub and Bar

Bulls Head
Old Thatched Inn
Queens Head

School

South Charnwood High School
Stanton under Bardon Primary School

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Fieldhead Hotel (0.81 miles)

Fieldhead Hotel
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Our hotel which is situated on the edge of beautiful Carnwood Forest, has been built in local stone and in the style of the original farmhouse building which dates back ... More
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Charnwood Arms Hotel (2.24 miles)

Charnwood Arms Hotel

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Once a country house, The Charnwood Arms is situated in the rolling Leicestershire countryside, yet minutes from the M1 and M42 motorways, making it the ideal venue for business or ... More

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Broadlawns Guest House (4.14 miles)

Broadlawns Guest House

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Broadlawns Guesthouse is a small family run business that offers a friendly and comfortable stay to all its guests. The location is excellent for East Midlands Airport, Mallory Park, Donington ... More

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Premier Inn Leicester North West (4.20 miles)

Conveniently located within easy reach of the M1, national rail and air links. Ideally situated for both business and leisure guests. For shops and local amenities Leicester city centre is only 3 miles away. Our Leicester ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Leicester Markfield (4.52 miles)

Travelodge Leicester Markfield

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Sunshine Cottage (4.96 miles)

Sunshine Cottage

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Sunshine Cottage, built in 1787 and originally part of 'The Sun Inn' is situated in the conservation area (opposite an Inn and Restaurant) of Newbold Verdon on the Leicestershire/Warwickshire border. ... More

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Travelodge Leicester Hinckley Road Hotel (5.04 miles)

Located just 4.8 miles from Leicester train station and 4.6 miles from the Walkers Stadium – home of Leicester City Football Club – the Leicester Hinckley Road Hotel is an ideal place to stay in ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Leicester Forest East (5.26 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M1 and M69. Conveniently located for Leicester train station. For shops and local amenities Leicester city centre is only 3 miles away. Our Leicester (Forest East) Premier Inn has ... More | visit website
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The Link Hotel Loughborough (5.27 miles)

The Link Hotel Loughborough

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The Link Hotel offers air-conditioned en suite rooms, a lounge bar and dining facilities. It is just off junction 23 of the M1, close to Loughborough University. The accessible location of The ... More

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Lodge Rooms (5.31 miles)

Lodge Rooms

Loughborough University offers year round accommodation at Burleigh Court, a high quality venue with full restaurant, bar and leisure facilities.

Our accommodation comprises comfortable Ensuite Single rooms with tea and coffee-making facilities, complimentary toiletries, a Full ... More | visit website

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