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01 Dec 2017

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Venue & accommodation

All our auctions take place at:

The Hermitage Leisure Centre,
Silver St., Whitwick, Leicestershire LE67 5EU 

Directions: Turn off A511 at Morrisons roundabout into Hermitage Rd which leads into Silver St.
The leisure centre is situated on the left hand side.

Accommodation nearby:

To book rooms, please contact the establishment direct:

Hermitage Park Hotel

Whitwick Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3FA 
Telephone: +44 (0) 1530 814814 

Fieldhead Hotel

Markfield Lane, Markfield, Leicestershire LE67 9PS 
Telephone: +44 (0) 1530 245454 

Premier Inn

Flagstaff Island, Flagstaff Park, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1DS
Telephone: 0871 527 8026
Facsimile: 0871 527 8027

Travelodge Leicester Markfield

Moto Service Area, A50 / M1 Interchange, Littleshaw Lane, Markfield LE67 9PP 
Telephone: 0871 984 6083
Facsimile: 01530 245148 

Tourist attractions in the area:

If you wish to spend some time in the area that are several places to visit that are of interest including.

Calke AbbeyCalke Abbey

Ticknall, Derby DE73 1LE

A baroque mansion, dating from 1701-3, set in a stunning landscape park with a beautiful walled garden and orangery.

The house contains an eclectic collection including a natural history collection and a magnificent 18th century state bed.

A national Trust property, further information can be obtained from their web site For further information contact the museum.

Tel: 01283 511000
Fax: 01283 513509



National Brewery CentreBass Museum / National Brewery Centre

Burton-upon-Trent, Staffs. DE14 1YQ

The displays cover the history of brewing, including a description of the work of the Customs Officer, the story of brewery transport and glass and ceramics related to beer drinking.

There is also as a collection of vintage cars with the Worthington Bottle car and the stables of the Bass Shire horses.

Tel: 01283 532 880


Bell FoundryThe Bell Foundry Museum

Loughborough, LE11 1AR

The only museum of bells and bell founding in Britain, it is located in a working bell foundry, John Taylor Bell Founders Ltd.

There is original material relating to bells, their history and fittings.

Tel: 01509 233414
Fax: 01509 263305