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Appleby Magna


County - Leicestershire | Map
Tel code: 01530 | code search
Postcode: DE12 | code search
Population: 1100
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Appleby Magna is a small village that dates back to the Iron Age in the county of Leicestershire home to almost 1100 people, the church of St Michael’s and All Angels sits in the centre of the village and the tall spire can be easily seen from a distance. Just a mile away is Twycross Zoo where a large collection of primates, large cats, elephants and so many more call home, for smaller visitors a chance to experience the rides on offer at Pirates Cove is one that should be taken. Or there is always the fun to be had at Bosworth Water Park with a lake for sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, Rod Danglers also have the chance of hooking the big one. For history lovers Tamworth Castle is a dramatic Norman Castle with Motte and Bailey that has a stunning Great Hall and furnished rooms, time your visit right and enjoy the Civil War re-enactment. The area is shrouded in history and a visit to the Battle of Bosworth Field where the Wars of The Roses ended with the death of Richard 111 and the birth of the Tudors with Henry V111, complete with Heritage Centre, and amazing exhibitions that show the journey from the 15th Century through to modern day is fascinating……


Ramada Tamworth *book online*


Top Street Surgery


Appleby Inn Hotel

Pub and Bar

Black Horse
Crown Inn


St John Moore C of E Primary School

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Ramada Tamworth Hotel (0.84 miles)

Ramada Tamworth Hotel

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Having undergone an extensive refurbishment in 2007, this 3-star hotel now offers a new reception, bar, restaurant and conference rooms. Ramada Tamworth Hotel - M42, is perfectly located on the outskirts of ... More

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Champneys Springs (2.92 miles)

Champneys Springs
Springs offers modern luxury with an exceptionally friendly service. Everything has been designed with relaxation in mind, from the beautiful water walkway to the spacious lounge areas. Surrounded by wide-open park lands, Springs combines light, ... More | visit website
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Robin Hood Hotel (3.66 miles)

Robin Hood Hotel
At the Robin Hood you'll always be greeted with a friendly welcome and a big smile from our staff. This 16th Century Coach House has an old charm with open beams and bags of character. ... More | visit website
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Bridge House (3.82 miles)

Bridge House

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Superbly presented and luxuriously furnished, this attractive cottage stands in an acre of enclosed gardens in the National Forest and 3 miles from Ashby's famous castle and ... More

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The Royal Hotel (4.72 miles)

The Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel is steeped in history and has long been established as one of the best places to stay ... More

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Queens Head Hotel (The) (5.02 miles)

Queens Head Hotel (The)

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This 17th-century coaching inn is located on Ashby's main high street. Family run, it offers home-cooked English food and a lively weekend nightclub. The Queen's Head Hotel is close to all the ... More

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Premier Inn Ashby de la Zouch (5.57 miles)

Premier Inn Ashby de la Zouch
With an on-site Brewers Fayre restaurant and free parking, Premier Inn Ashby De La Zouch has good road links to the A42 (junction 13), the M1 and the M42. The Premier Inn is 1 mile from ... More | visit website
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Fosters Yard Hotel (5.96 miles)

Fosters Yard Hotel

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Grade II listed Tudor hotel in the heart of the Midlands,with easy access to all forms of leisure activities. Come and enjoy the traditional British Pub,and take a meal in our ... More

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Harlaston Post Office (6.22 miles)

Harlaston Post Office
Whether you're drawn to the area for business or pleasure, Harlaston Post Office should be your first port-of-call. A warm friendly welcome, coupled with a helpful and relaxed atmosphere, will guarantee your stay with us ... More | visit website
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Red Lion (6.26 miles)

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A warm welcome awaits you at our country inn. The Red Lion is a warm and friendly inn tucked away in the beautiful English countryside of Warwickshire and on the ... More

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