Volcanoes in Leicestershire that you should visit - With photos & details

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Volcanoes to explore in Leicestershire

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.

Bardon HillBardon Hill, Coalville LE67, UK

Bardon Hill is a former volcano. It is the highest point in Leicestershire and the National Forest, 912 feet  above sea level. Due to its prominence, it is visible for many kilometres around. It adjoins Bardon Hill Quarry, a geological SSSI. At its summit are a trigonometrical point and a radio mast. The second highest hill in Leicestershire is the nearby Beacon Hill.