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About Leicestershire
Bordering Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, and Derbyshire. Leicestershire is a land locked country and takes its name from the City of Leicester.
With a population of 1 million with more than half of this number living in Leicester.
The River Soar together with its tributaries and canalisations constitutes the principal river basin of the county
It’s symbol of county council, Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Leicester City FC is the fox. This is due to Leicestershire being considered the birthplace of fox hunting.