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Staunton Harold Reservoir

Staunton Harold Reservoir, United Kingdom

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About Staunton Harold Reservoir

This beautiful 210-acre reservoir was built in 1964.  It has a visitor center and wildflower meadow. You can enjoy bird watching, dinghy, and sailboarding with the Staunton Harold Sailing Club.  The reservoir also includes two nature reserves, coarse fishing and the Staunton Harold Sailing Club. Has an events programme and features a large adventure play area.



Attractions near Staunton Harold Reservoir

National Trust - Calke Abbey1.55km from Staunton Harold Reservoir

This baroque mansion, built-in 1701-4 by an unknown architect for Sir John Harpur, incorporates parts of an Elizabethan house and is located on the site of an earlier medieval priory.  The house and stables are little restored, with many abandoned areas vividly portraying a period in the 20th century when numerous country houses did not survive to tell their story. One of the unique attractions in this area and it will be a new experience.

Melbourne Hall The Gardens1.71km from Staunton Harold Reservoir

Melbourne Hall has the best surviving example of the work of London and Wise. It represents the French style in England. It was not a seat of power in the eighteenth century but Lord Melbourne was prime minister when Queen Victoria came to power in 1837. It has a parterre, avenues, basins, lead statuary, an excellent wrought iron arbor, and a yew tunnel.

Foremark Reservoir4.68km from Staunton Harold Reservoir

Foremark Reservoir is a reservoir in South Derbyshire owned by Severn Trent which is also a 230-acre (0.93 km2) nature reserve open to the public for walking, fishing, bird watching, and horse riding.  One of the iconic attractions where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.

Donington Park Circuit4.75km from Staunton Harold Reservoir

One of the most internationally-renowned and historically significant circuits in the world, Donington Park continues to host major national and international events and has benefitted from a multi-million-pound program of improvements from new operator MSV. As well as a famous motorsport venue, Donington is also celebrated as the host of the Download rock festival, which attracts tens of thousands of music fans each year. The venue also holds a wide variety of exhibitions, shows, and other musi

East Midlands Aeropark6.74km from Staunton Harold Reservoir

The Aeropark is both an aviation museum and a viewing area where you can study the preserved planes of yesteryear or watch the modern airliners of today taking-off and landing at a growing international passenger and cargo airport. The museum includes a large number of aircraft on external display and also offers two viewing mounds for watching aircraft arriving and departing East Midlands Airport.

Ashby de la Zouch Castle7.36km from Staunton Harold Reservoir

Ashby de la Zouch Castle was the purpose-built seat of one of the most powerful men in late 15th-century English politics, William, Lord Hastings. Constructed on the site of an older manor house, two large towers and various smaller buildings had been constructed by 1483, when Hastings was executed by Richard, Duke of Gloucester.

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Leicestershire  is a landlocked county in the English Midlands, being within the East Midlands. Leicestershire takes its name from the city of Leicester located at its centre and administered separately from the rest of the county. The ceremonial county – the non-metropolitan county plus the city of Leicester – has a total population of just over 1 million, more than half of which lives in the Leicester Urban Area.