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(Constructed on Saturday 30th April 2011, revised on 3rd May 2011)
The Battlefield Railway, from Shackerstone
to Shenton, which is on the site of the battle of Bosworth.Shenton station is a replica of the old |
Humberstone Road Sation in Leicester That station was bought by the Battlefield Railway for one pound, dismantled, and rebuilt at Shenton.
Market Harborough Museum
The vamping horn, and the gold hoard
The Humber Stone
It is not clear how this large stone got to its present location. Local legend claims it came from the Humber, and that the village of Humberstone was named after it.
|Kirby Muxloe Castle|
|Kilworth House: a minor stately home now an hotel. The visit was memorable for the afternoon tea, which included five cakes per person|
|The Quorn Hunt|
Neville Holt, a large country house, for a long time a preparatory school, but now the contry retreat of a magnate whose name I've forgotten