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1 Day In Charnwood

So you've got 24 hours in Charnwood! That's a great amount of time to visit - let's see what our expert guides would recommend.

What Should I Do With 24 Hours In Charnwood?

If you only have 1 day or 24 hours to spend in Charnwood, here are a few suggestions on how to spend your time:

1. Visit Bradgate Park: This picturesque park is perfect for nature lovers and history buffs alike. You can see the ruins of Bradgate House, which was once home to Lady Jane Grey, and also spot deer, foxes, and other wildlife. Allow 2-3 hours to fully explore the park.

2. Tour the Great Central Railway: The railway is a preserved steam railway that operates between Loughborough and Leicester. You can take a ride on a steam train and experience the nostalgia of travel from a bygone era. The journey is around 1 hour each way.

3. Explore the Charnwood Forest: The forest is home to various walking and biking trails, as well as wildlife and stunning views. Spend a few hours hiking or biking and take in the natural beauty of the area.

4. Visit the Old John Tower: This tower is located on top of a hill in Bradgate Park and offers panoramic views of the area. It's a 20-minute hike to the top, but the views are worth it.

5. Discover the history of Loughborough: Visit the Old Rectory Museum to learn about the history of Loughborough and see exhibits on local trades and industries. Allow 1-2 hours for your visit.

There are plenty of other things to see and do in Charnwood, but these suggestions should keep you busy for a day or 24 hours.

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