Battlestead Hill is reputed to be the site of a bloody battle between the Angles and Danes. This mature woodland is attractive in all seasons and especially so in spring, when primroses, bluebells and violets carpet the woodland floor.
Stanton under Bardon, Markfield Leicestershire LE67 9TA
This 20 hectare local nature reserve, located in the north of the borough of Hinckley and Bosworth, consists of a variety of habitats including acid grassland, which is ecologically significant at a local level. and the M1.