Video: Discover Charnwood Heritage Guide launched

Published: Thu 12th May, 2022

  • Watch the video below to hear about the launch of the new heritage guide.
    Watch the video below to hear about the launch of the new heritage guide.

A guide to showcase Charnwood’s fascinating heritage has been launched to help boost the tourism economy.

The Discover Charnwood Heritage Guide, produced by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with Loughborough Heritage Forum and Leicestershire Promotions will be available locally and distributed regionally to encourage people to visit Charnwood.

The guide gives a fascinating insight into the borough’s local heritage including Loughborough’s Taylor and Co Bell Foundry, the last remaining major bell foundry in the UK, Great Central Railway, Stoneywell Cottage and the Carillon Tower. 

In the video below, hear from Cllr Shona Rattray, lead member for business support, Janine Williams, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Marketing of Leicestershire Promotions and Jill Vincent, Loughborough Heritage Forum, discuss the newly launched guide, how it will help local businesses and what is inside the booklet.

For more information about the launch of the Discover Charnwood Heritage Guide, please visit our webpage.