Melton Mowbray

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Road trip to Melton 16 miles south, down Church Lane turn right A668 for 5 miles, at roundabout 3rd exit A606 travel 10 miles turn right A607 into the town, park for a few hours, this place is easiest discover by walking and roaming around, such a mixed bag of goodies to explain.

Melton Mowbray

A market town situated within the Leicestershire boundary, famous for Pork Pies and Stilton Cheeses plenty of various shops and eateries and 2 market days. St Mary’s church a must visit, also to keep you busy 700 plus listed buildings, 28 scheduled ancient monuments and 16 sites of scientific interest all having special architectural or historic interest.

Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray

Continue journey to Market Harborough 24 miles west on A607 turn left A606, turn left B6047 for 12 miles then turn right A47. Continue onto A4304 into the town if possible park in the market place, only short walks to the shops and places of interest..

Market Harborough

A market town located in Rockingham Forest, South Leicestershire with varying styles of unspoilt Georgian buildings to be found and the stunning Dionysius Church with its steeple dominating the centre of the town built of grey stone in 1300. Standing by the side of the church is The Old Grammar School standing on wooden stilts. Take a stroll to the canal basin a delightful spot named Union Wharf developed with studios and apartments, a workshop and moorings for canal boats.

Mkt Harborough

Mkt Harborough

Dionysius Church

Dionysius Church

Mkt Harborough

Mkt Harborough