Wistow Maze – explore over 3 miles of pathways!

Wistow Rural Centre & Wistow Maze Kibworth Road, Leicester

Opening up to welcome visitors on Monday 17 July, this year’s maze design is in in the shape of a ‘Green Sea Turtle’ to highlight the problems facing the world’s marine wildlife. It’s great exercise for mind and body and that's why it's part of The Fitcation campaign!  Perfect for all ages, with staff outings [...]


Heritage Open Days – Wycliffe Masonic Temple

Wycliffe Rooms George Street

Often shrouded in secrecy and full of myth and legend, prepare to be enthralled as you unravel the fascinating story of this 300-year-old institution, by taking a look around the scarcely seen Masonic Temple in Lutterworth. For the duration of the festival, the Wycliffe Rooms will be offering a rare opportunity for the general public [...]

Heritage Open Days – Harborough District

Harborough District

For ten days this September a host of fantastic historical and cultural events are being organised across Harborough District. And the good news is that they’re all opening their doors up to welcome you in for a free visit! This is all part of the exciting national Heritage Open Days celebration and it’s your chance [...]

Heritage Open Days – Kibworth Windmill

Join a free guided tour of the oldest windmill in Leicestershire, recently repaired by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) and its Mills Section. This is a unique opportunity to visit the mill, not normally open to the public. Limited places with online bookings required.  

Heritage Open Days – Cotesbach Educational Trust

Cotesbach Educational Trust Main Street, Cotesbach, Lutterworth

Open for free self-guided visits between 10am-3pm on Friday and Saturday. There will be a selection of artefacts and exhibition pieces to explore, with some activities for children all inspired by our archive. There will also be free 45 min tours on both days. There will be a selection of interesting artefacts and exhibition pieces [...]

Heritage Open Days – Creativity in the Transfiguration

See the exhibits of crafters in the ancient church of St Nicholas and plans for the modernization project for our 20th Century church of St Hugh and follow the Wildlife safari in the gardens and along the route between the churches. The Anglican Parish in Market Harborough has two churches, St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden, [...]

Heritage Open Days – Corsets Revealed! NOW FULL

Harborough District Council The Symington Building, Market Harborough

Liberty Lines inside The Symington Factory! Join us and take a free guided tour inside The Symington Building. Hear about the building's past and present, the family corsetry business, their workforce and it's great community. See archive materials and artefacts close up as we celebrate Heritage Open Days. Limited places on tours at 10,30am, 11.30am [...]

Scarecrow Festival – Lubenham


The much-loved annual Lubenham Scarecrow Festival returns this September! The scarecrows will start appearing the morning of Saturday the 9th of September and the festival continues until late afternoon on Sunday the 10th of September. You can expect scarecrows, stalls, food trucks, music and a lively community atmosphere. The famous raffle and our mystery centerpiece [...]

Heritage Open Days – where there’s a will there’s a way

Hallaton Museum Churchgate Hallaton, Leicestershire

Take in an exhibition organised by Hallaton Museum detailing Edmond Oliver's pilgrimage from Hallaton to Our Lady of Walsingham and back in 1533. Exhibition and film in the adjacent church, illustrating the consequences of deciphering a 1532 will The exhibition in Hallaton Museum explains the research and significance of Edmond Oliver's pilgrimage. Illustrating the whole [...]