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Contact: Snibston
01530 278444
snibston@leics.gov.uk

From Coalfield to Battlefield Planned Excursion

Must See MuseumsFrom Coalfield to Battlefield - Must See Museums, the best of Leicestershire’s history and heritage!
Come and enjoy a unique group travel experience encompassing the best of Leicestershire’s history and heritage. Meet the experts who bring the stories life. Discover how the bloodline of the royal family changed forever and explore how the coal industry powered Britain for centuries.
Please note that this organised trip requires a 10am start time.
Meet the Experts

Group Travel Package -
Meet the Experts in Leicestershire

15 or more persons
Snibston Bosworth Battlefield Donington le Heath
Join a former miner on a unique tour of Snibston’s nationally important colliery buildings. Hear what is was like to work underground in the dark, to be in a confined space for hours on end and to experience one of the most important, yet dangerous, jobs around. You’ll be amazed at the stories, the buildings and the objects we have to share.
Duration 1.5 hours.
Next, travel 11 miles/20 minutes to Bosworth Battlefield, the site that witnessed the death of King Richard III and the birth of the all powerful Tudor Dynasty. Re-live the drama and excitement of the battle on a 3.2 miles (2km) guided tour of Bosworth Battlefield Country Park with one of Bosworth’s experienced and knowledgeable guides*
Plus enjoy an afternoon cream tea at the Tithe Barn, which is included in the price.
Duration 1.5 hours.
*For those not wanting to walk, a presentation is provided as an alternative.
Finally, journey 10 miles/19 minutes to visit one of Leicestershire’s most beautiful houses, Donington le Heath. This Medieval manor house dates back to 1280; it has links to the famous gun powder plot. Why not include a visit to the Donington le Heath museum as part of your tour? Entry is free!
Map of sites
Museums discount voucherSuggested lunch venue: The Tithe Barn Restaurant, Bosworth Battlefield
A 10% discount voucher for use in the Snibston, Bosworth or Donington shops will also be provided to each group traveller.
Package price per person - £12.50* Outstanding Value for Money!
*Excludes travel and lunch
Call 01530 278444 for further details or to book.
Each guided tour is available separately so you can build your own group travel experience – call each location for further details or visit Go Leicestershire for more group travel ideas in Leicestershire.

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