Appleby Magna Tourism

Appleby Magna is a village and civil parish in Leicestershire, England.The civil parish, as well as Appleby Magna, includes the small hamlets of Appleby Parva and Little Wigston, and the villages of Norton-Juxta-Twycross, Snarestone and Swepstone. The parish collectively has a total population of 1,084 (2011), with Appleby being the largest settlement. Historically Appleby was one of the largest and wealthiest parishes in Leicestershire, as the large church is testament to; the village and its population, however, have always remained fairly small. The village lies on the edge of the ancient boundary between the kingdom of Mercia and the Danelaw but the land has been inhabited from the early Neolithic period. The village developed in the pre-Saxon era. The name Appleby is often mistakenly believed to refer to Apple Trees; it is in fact derived from Apa, meaning water or stream, and by(r), meaning settlement. The village sits on the outskirts of the National Forest and is bordered by the Gopsall Park Estate. The Ashby-De-La-Zouch Canal passes within a mile of the village, as do the M42 and A444.


A place in United Kingdom, Appleby Magna is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Liverpool, United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Liverpool for its bountiful attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village on your trip to Appleby Magna. Also, to reach Appleby Magna, you'll have to take a flight to Liverpool; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Appleby Magna are of 1-2 days.

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