A small historic village on the eastern side of the Soar Valley The village of Wymeswold is situated to the north east of Loughborough in open countryside at the northern boundary of Leicestershire. Cotes Mill on the River Soar
Seagrave lies in the remote, high farming country between the Soar and Wreake valleys. It is a village which blends old and modern housing. Part of the parish boundary is formed by the Fosse Way. A small series of sketches around central Loughborough created by former Loughborough resident, artist, Paul Gent. A residential village at the edge of Bradgate Park and popular tourist destination
The Outwoods is an ancient woodland bordering Loughborough which supports a rich variety of plants, insects and birds. The picturesque village of Woodhouse is a gateway to Charnwood Forest, close to Beacon Hill. Woodhouse (often called Old Woodhouse) is dominated by Beaumanor Hall and the Welbeck Defence College. King Lear's Lake is to be found at Watermead Country Park (North), in the borough of Charnwood.