Within and around the village:

Relax and enjoy the peace and restfulness of a rural village!

Immediately opposite Old Manor House stands the 800 year-old parish church of St. Remigius.

300yds to the east is the renowned Long Clawson Dairy, where you can buy its world famous Stilton Cheese.

The village is well served, having a pub, village stores, surgery and pharmacy, café and delicatessen.

There are many country footpaths and bridleways for which we can supply maps, for walks varying between a short afternoon stroll and a day’s hike taking in the Grantham Canal, Roman Salt Way or the nearby Jubilee Way.

Within 10 mile radius:
The market town of Melton Mowbray lies 7 miles to the south, the heart of ‘Pork Pie Country’. Street markets are held every Tuesday and Saturday and a vibrant livestock market every Tuesday along with an antique market. On Wednesday there is a smaller curio market and a Farmers’ market on Fridays. Horse sales are held every second Saturday. Melton Mowbray boasts many small, local traders as well as national multiples. St. Mary’s Church, one of the most stunning in Leicestershire, is situated next to the 13th century Anne of Cleves House, and opposite the 17th Century Bede Houses. Sporting facilities include swimming pools, golf courses, and sports grounds. Twinlakes Park provides a full day’s entertainment with both indoor and outdoor activities for younger visitors.

The picturesque village of Holwell, 3 miles away, has a nature reserve as well as a series of fishing lakes, whilst Six Hills, 4 miles away, has a Jetski Centre and a golf course.

The renowned Ragdale Hall health hydro is 6 miles away.

The village of Langar, 8 miles distant, has the British Parachute School and the Langar Karting Club as well as Naturescape, a wildflower farm.

The crowning glory of the Vale of Belvoir has to be Belvoir Castle, home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland. Open on occasional summer weekends.

IN AND AROUND LEICESTER:
National Space Centre
Snibston Discovery Park (former colliery)

Museums

Jewry Wall (Roman),
Newarke (Social History),
Guildhall (14th C)
Belgrave Hall (1709),
Abbey Pumping Station (Industrial heritage),
New Walk (Dinosaurs, Egyptian artefacts),
Guru Nanak (Sikh),
Medieaval Guildhall
National Gas,
Royal Infirmary (medical).
Ecohouse
 
Markets
Bradgate Country Park

IN AND AROUND LOUGHBOROUGH:
Bellfoundry Museum
Great Central Railway (steam trains)

IN AND AROUND NOTTINGHAM:
Ice Stadium

Museums
Mr Straw’s House (N.T., 1920 time capsule),
City Caves,
Galleries of Justice,
Nottingham Castle,
The Workhouse (N.T.),
The Lace Centre
Tales of Robin Hood

Sherwood Forest Country Park
National Water Sports Centre
Go Ape
Southwell Minster

IN AND AROUND GRANTHAM:
Woolsthorpe Manor (N.T.)
Easton Walled Gardens
Belton House (N.T.)

IN AND AROUND OAKHAM:
Rutland Water (cycling, sailing)
Oakham Castle
Shopping (Upmarket)
Market (Wednesday)

FURTHER AFIELD but still in within easy reach:
Stamford (predominantly Georgian town)
Burghley House (Elizabethan)
Lincoln (Castle and Cathedral)
Bolsover Castle
Hardwick Hall
Warwick (Castle)
Foxton Locks and Stoke Bruern (canals)
Conkers
Peak District
Crich Tram Museum