Castles & Battles Trails

Date Posted: 24/05/2012

Explore the historical highlights of Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland on your next group trip with Leicester Shire Promotions’s five Castles & Battles Trails. 

In a new campaign focusing on the region’s castles and battles, groups can explore key historic sites and embark on various trails to discover the rich history and heritage of the area.

The five Castles & Battles Trails include:

Bosworth Battlefield and Beyond
• Naseby and Nearby
Rockingham and Harborough
Oakham Castle and Rutland
• Leicester and Kirby Muxloe Castle

As well as detailing the history of the sites, the trails offer recommendations for places to eat and drink, and highlight local museums which could be included on a day itinerary.

Group travel organisers can request a copy of the Trails by telephoning: 0844-888 5181 or via e-mail at

The trails are also available to download here.

For further group travel information visit

Photo credit: ©VisitBritain/ Grant Pritchard

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