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Should you plan a vacation in England, Oadby is a great place to go. Located in Oadby Department, England, this charming town offers tourists numerous attractions as to to make their stay as pleasant as possible. With a population of only 23.184 people, the city is a wonderful place to spend some time away from the noise of the big city. Accommodation in Oadby is diverse, ranging from 4 star hotels, comfortable B&Bs and old fashioned inns. The venues are also diverse, varying from fancy restaurants, cheap take aways, coffee shops and pubs.

Oadby is a town in Leicestershire, with links into history as far back as the Iron Age. The town is known for it's Race Course and whether you win or not, a good time will be had. For the wonders of Nature a visit to the Botanical Gardens at Leicester University, has hundreds of plants in wonderful settings, or maybe the Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve will tempt you on the River Soar, which is home to many birds and insects such as Herons, Kingfishers and iridescent Dragonflies. If awe inspiring architecture and history is more for you, then Leicester Cathedral wont fail to please, and has many treasures to offer, or how about Newarke Houses Museum, where a fascinating story is told, complete with an amazing 1950's street with shops, the museum of The Royal Leicester Regiment is also here with thought provoking exhibits and a reconstruction of a WW1 Trench or be prepared to be amazed at the Abbey Pumping Station which is home to Steam engines, or there is always the impressive Foxton Locks where ten Locks act as a staircase for colourful Narrow Boats, take a walk along the Tow Path, even take a boat trip or simply feed the Ducks!

Top Attractions Within Oadby:

Victoria Park is a wonderful park near Oadby, close to the railway station and within easy walking distance from the city center. The facility not only does it have a big park, but also many other facilities, such as a bowling alley, croquet, rugby and football fields and changing facilities. Victoria Park is a great place to spend a quiet afternoon with family or friends.

The Gas Museum is an ideal place for clubs, groups, schools and family outings. Located near Oadby, you will be able to see and rediscover the development of the gas industry. If you wish, the curator will accompany you and explain the mechanisms of the fascinating mechanisms of the exhibits put on display.

Trident Galleries is a family run gallery located just outside Oadby and it consists in an exclusive shopping area, a conglomerate of exclusive, upmarket boutiques, restaurants, beauty salons, IT shops. All you can wish for is right here.

The Royal Leicester Regiment is a great place where you can visit provoking exhibits pertaining to the First World War period. There is also an accurate reconstruction of WWI trenches. You will be able to go back in time and experience life as it was in the beginning of the 20th century.

One thing is for sure, Oadby and its surroundings are a charming place where you can rediscover history, enjoy a walk in the beautiful parks, or spend a quiet afternoon looking at the exhibits put on display at the numerous galleries and museums. You will not regret having come to Oadby City.