Belvoir, Leicestershire

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Belvoir
Belvoir is located in Leicestershire
Belvoir
Belvoir
 Belvoir shown within Leicestershire
OS grid reference SK819334
   – London 100 mi (160 km)  SSE
District Melton
Shire county Leicestershire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GRANTHAM
Postcode district NG32
Dialling code 01476
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Rutland and Melton
List of places
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Leicestershire

Coordinates: 52°53′32″N 0°46′59″W / 52.89212°N 0.78315°W / 52.89212; -0.78315

Belvoir /ˈbvər/ is a village and civil parish in the Melton district of Leicestershire, England. It is close to the county boundary with Lincolnshire, the nearest town being Grantham, 8 miles (13 km) east of the village.

The parish includes the villages of Belvoir, Knipton and Harston. Nearby places outside the parish are Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Redmile, and Croxton Kerrial.

The village is the site of Belvoir Castle and so gives its name to the Vale of Belvoir.