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'''Leicestershire''' [http://www.goleicestershire.com/] is a county in the [[East Midlands]] region of [[England]], part of the [[United Kingdom]]. Its traditional capital is the county city of [[Leicester]], though this is now administered as a unitary authority separate from the rest of the county. Leicestershire is bordered by [[Lincolnshire]], [[Rutland (England)|Rutland]], [[Northamptonshire]], [[Warwickshire]], [[Staffordshire]], [[Derbyshire]], and [[Nottinghamshire]].
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==Cities==
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[[Image:Leicestershire map.png|thumb|200px|Map of Leicestershire]]
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===Cities===
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*[[Leicester]]
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===Towns===
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Appleby Magna
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*[[Ashby-de-la-Zouch]]
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*[[Barrow upon Soar]]
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*[[Coalville]]
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*[[Grantham (Leicestershire)|Grantham]]
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*[[Hinckley, Leicestershire|Hinckley]]
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*[[Loughborough]]
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*[[Market Harborough]]
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*[[Melton Mowbray]]
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Measham
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*[[Oadby]]
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*[[Wigston]]
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==Other destinations==
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Appleby Magna
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Measham
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==Understand==
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It's helpful if you understand the countryside talk and accent.
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==Talk==
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Main language in the countryside is Anglo, Which is English with a lot of local dialect passed through generations of country living people.
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English is the main language. In more urban and multicultural areas such as Leicester other languages may be spoken as well, but English is a neccesity to get by.
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==Get in==
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===By Air===
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East Midlands Airport is 7 miles north-west of Loughborough on the Derbyshire border at the village of Castle Donnington.
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Leicester City Airport
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==Get around==
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Over a thousand bus services connecting all major towns and villages.
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==See==
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*'''The Moat House, Appleby Magna'''
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*'''Ashby Castle'''
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*'''Belvoir Castle'''
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*'''Conkers '''
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*'''Snibstone Discovery Park'''
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*'''Twycross Zoo'''
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===Itineraries===
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==Do==
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*Skiing
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*Cycling
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*Walking
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*Horse Riding
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*Fox Hunting
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*Bird Watching
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*SHOPPING!!!
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==Eat==
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Several Fish and Chip Shops in every village.
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Appleby Inn Appleby Parva.
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Particularly in Leicester, Indian Curry houses are very good in the area.
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==Drink==
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*Pubs In Measham are a must see for a friday or saturday night, singing, dancing or just a quiet drink, posh bands and a quiz on a Sunday.
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*The Emporium club in Coalville is famous around the UK. Entry at certain times is often free, but a recent crackdown means ID to enter is usually a must.
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==Stay safe==
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Stay Away From Ashby De La Zouch- Town Centre Is HappySlap Central
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==Get out==
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[[WikiPedia:Leicestershire]]
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Revision as of 10:23, 14 July 2008

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