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Belvoir Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Rutland. Seasonal opening for castle and garden tours. Various events held throughout the year.
Whether you fancy a burger and a pint or a 3 course restaurant experience, you'll find it on the menu. Lunch or dinner served 7 days a week, offers intimate dining in cosy 17th century nooks alongside their contemporary restaurant.
The Brentingby Distillery is nestled in the Leicestershire countryside. All of their gin is made and bottled in Melton Mowbray. They offer distillery tours and tasting experiences.
Charming 14th Century pub & beautiful beer garden lie under the watchful eye of St. Mary’s Church on Burton Street. The oldest pub in Melton steeped in history, with many a tale to tell.
Hanwell Wine Estates love hosting Rural Antics workshops. Hand-making great wine is a real craft and Rural Antics compliments and involves you in artisan past times, such as chair making, foraging, painting and much much more.
Celebrating local food, artisan shopping and the best of country living. From the latest fashions and accessories to homewares, crafts and toys, there’s something to keep everyone happy.
Melton Mowbray is home of the pork pie. Dickinson & Morris have been baking Melton Mowbray Pork Pies since 1851. They are the oldest remaining bakers of the authentic Pork Pie in the town centre today.
Long Clawson Dairy is a traditional British cheese producer, based in the small village of Long Clawson in the county of Leicestershire. Although best known for our Blue Stilton, we also produce a number of other delicious English cheeses and cheese products, such as Blue Shropshire, Rutland red and a range of sweet & savoury cheese blends.
Founded by owner Diana Thompson, Manor Farm Cookery School is a rural enterprise dedicated to hosting and facilitating learning and skills with food.
Enter the world of board games, role-playing games, wargames and trading card games, with names like Dungeons & Dragons, Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering and Warhammer.
Sign up for a learn to play session and dip into one of the most entertaining, challenging and rewarding experiences of any hobby.
First Time to Experienced – Skydiving Langar is a full-time skydiving centre providing top quality, year-round training from a beginner to the experienced skydiver. Offering lessons, courses and skydiving experiences plus much more. Located at Langar Airfield.
Race Hub training facility for cyclists, swimmers, triathletes and fitness enthusiasts. An open water swimming lake for beginners to triathlete level, bike shop, repairs & servicing. A place to try open water swimming as an individual, with friends or in a coaching session.
Organise with a small group, min 4 max 14, of friends for an exclusive spa day.
Run by the Melton Hunt Club, hosting 5 race-days each year in association with local hunts.
Aqua Park Rutland is the biggest Aquaglide inflatable wipe-out water park in the UK.
Beautiful National Trust property, house and gardens.
Beautiful pies, as well as pie making experiences. Make your very own Melton Mowbray Pork Pie.
Buckle up for an action-packed go karting experience at The Hangar, with our 450m indoor go karting circuit.
The Fur & Feather’s cocktail and gin bar in Melton Mowbray where mixologists conjure up new concoctions and time-honoured classic cocktails.
Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway. Enjoy a meal aboard one of the steam locomotives, or attend a themed event.
Burghley House is one of the largest and grandest surviving houses of the sixteenth century. Seasonal events held in the park, and home to Burghley Horse Trials.
An established 53 acre facility brimming with world class equipment. Have-a-go clay shooting experiences or rifle range, gun hire and much more.
Professional floristry workshops and courses from beginners to florists wanting to extend their skills. Learn a new skill in a friendly environment and take home your creations.
Ever thought of having a professional photo-shoot? Why not combine your stay with a session with Will, either in the studio or make use of the gardens and countryside views at Paddock Cottage. Very affordable with great results capturing your best moments.
The Mountain Restaurant on Asfordby Hill in Melton Mowbray, A French Ski Lodge inspired Restaurant serving freshly prepared food all year round. All our food is made completely from fresh with locally sourced ingredients.
As well as your usual garden centre buys, there are homewares and gifts to browse. The on-site restaurant seating 360, provides anything from coffee & cake, full English to fish & chips and every thing in between. Large farm shop and butchery.
UK Escape Games Twinlakes Park, Melton Mowbray.
Escape from the room or series of rooms in 60 minutes using only the mind, logic and teamwork, solving all the puzzles and mysteries, perfect for couples or more.
Tucked away on the same site as C&C Plants, this little gem is an award winning tea rooms that serves excellent cooked breakfasts, light lunches and afternoon teas or simply coffee & cake. Located less than 5 mins drive into neighbouring Scalford. Pick up a plant too!
You'll find this award winning brewery, in the end shed at the historic Melton Mowbray market. Enjoy an excellent craft beer in the taproom, or tag onto a brewery tour.
A traditional country pub in the neighbouring village of Scalford, just 1 mile away. Serves a selection of beers and great dishes. Check opening times.
Dining and carvery 8am - 10pm daily. Situated off the A46 on the outskirts of Leicester and Loughborough - Glebe Way, Syston LE7 1BA approx 25 mins from the cottage.
Newly opened in the heart of Melton Mowbray, this restaurant serves traditional Indian food as it would be cooked and eaten at home. If you’re after an authentic taste of Indian home cooking then look no further.
Seasonal entertainment for over 18's at the Twinlakes famous Xtreme Scream Park is 2 mins away. October only.
Flying seven days a week from their home at Saltby Airfield, located between Grantham and Melton Mowbray. If you are new to gliding and want to try a gliding experience, or looking to buy a gift for a loved one, or learn to fly gliders yourself, there's something for everyone.
Legendary pub classics, with delightfully fresh modern twists, naughty nibbles to mighty mains. Take Sundays slowly, with a resplendent spread brought to you from fields and farms across the country. Meats roasted low, perfectly paired with seasonal veg are at the heart of our ‘Slow Sundays’ which celebrates the flavours
5K PARK RUNS - there are four park runs within easy reach of the cottage. Melton Country Park - Belvoir Castle - Rutland Water - Belton House. Book and register through the Park Run website.
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