Recommended Places to Visit: Melton Mowbray - the home of the pork pie and Stilton Cheese, Nottingham for Robin Hood, shopping, lace and parks. The National Space Centre is about 45 minutes drive away. Alton Towers and Derbyshire are within driving distance for day trips.

Some other great attractions are listed below:

  • Stonehurst Farm
  • White Post Farm
  • Twycross Zoo
  • Melton Mowbray livestock, farmers and street markets
  • Twin Lakes Theme Park
  • Rutland Water
  • The National Water Sports Centre
  • Sherwood Forest
  • Belvoir Castle
  • Grimsthorp Castle
  • Belton House
  • Barnsdale Garden
  • The National Space Centre
  • The New King Richard Centre Leicester
  • Alton Towers

Annual Events: Victorian Christmas Fair at Melton Mowbray (Dec)

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Melton Mowbray, along with the surrounding area, offer a good variety of eateries to suite all tastes with many local pubs offering great food.

Local Sports: The Holme Pierrepont Water Sports Centre with windsurfing, canoeing and other watersports. There's also golf, riding and fishing nearby.




















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