Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

These neighbouring counties offer a wide range of experiences from small personal houses to cosy gardens and woodland habitats.

Canons ashby on a bright frosty morning

Canons Ashby

A tranquil Tudor manor house set in rare terraced gardens, with the 'antient' Dryden family at its heart

A frosty view of Lyveden

Lyveden

Intriguing Elizabethan lodge and moated garden

The cottage at Stoneywell in snow

Stoneywell

The home of a family who lived and loved the Arts and Crafts

Exterior view of Staunton Harold Church

Staunton Harold Church

Imposing church built in 1653, with fine panelled interior

A view of the Priest's House.

Priest's House, Easton on the Hill

Small pre-Reformation stone building

Wet grass at Ulverscroft Nature Reserve

Ulverscroft Nature Reserve

Reserve in the care of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust