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Loughborough Carillon

Queens Park, Loughborough LE11 3DU, England
01509 263370
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Loughborough
Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place was a massive hit with our toddler, who climbed all of the steps to get to the top, but then was terrified by the incredibly loud bells! We went on a Thursday afternoon, when the concert was happening - you can walk through the room with the bells and sit and watch the carillonneur. There is a surprising... More

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Milton Keynes
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our Father-in-law wanted to visit and we're glad he did as we really enjoyed our visit. We did find parking a bit of a pain as we followed the sign and ended up in the more expensive Leisure centre car park but then moved across to the one right next to the park which is much closer and cheaper too.... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The view from the top is great! Don't worry if you don't have a head for heights...you won't feel dizzy at the top, honest. On the way up the museum of local military history is fascinating & so is the carillon keyboard, also seeing the bells at such close quarters. It's a bit of climb, but the museum is on... More

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Machynlleth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It was a fantastic Event with Stars/Groups coming from Nashville Tennessee and other parts of the world. There were many stalls and Charity stall/events. There was a great Motorbike Display on. There was a great Campervan and Motor home Display. Trucks of all kinds and Age were on display. Four Stages with a great variety of entertainment including Line dancing... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Not only is the park wonderful for families, caged birds area and good cafe too, a childrens play area and large amounts of ducks etc, there is a museum which is also excellent and the Carillon itself if amazing. Inside there is a museum (fascinating) and then (if youre fit enough) a steep climb upstairs to where an organist is... More

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Leicester
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Small but interesting war museum, set in small rooms on different levels. Passing the bells, the view over Loughborough at the top is worth going up all the way there ! It is shut over the autumn/winter and will only re-open at Easter. Better to check opening times !

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Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We spent hours in Queens Park and even went to the top of the Carillon. Amazing views from the top. Interesting museum and all free.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

As a 21 year old I found it extremely boring, I won't lie. However, for people who are interested in this sort of thing it may not be- and it is something for families to take their children to do for just a pound each.

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Loughborough
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Amazing value for such a great view! It was a shame that one ofthe floors was locked but I've finally seen the bells that pell out tunes on a Sunday afternoon.

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Lincolnshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This shopping centre has all the amenities I believe. Very easy access especially for disabled users. All the shops you could wish for and staff were so helpful. A very pleasurable visit

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