Within and around the
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 walks varying between a short afternoon stroll and a day’s hike taking in the Grantham Canal, Roman Salt Way or the nearby Jubilee
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 and Wednesday, with an antiques market alongside on Tuesday. On Wednesday there is a smaller curio
market and a Farmers’ market on Fridays. Melton Mowbray boasts many small, local traders as well as national
multiples. St. Mary’s Church, one of the most stunning in Leicestershire, and recently and spledidly restored inside, lies 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
a wildflower farm.
The crowning glory of the Vale of Belvoir, other than this house, 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
Discovery Park (former colliery)
Jewry Wall (Roman),
Newarke (Social History),
Guildhall (14th C)
Belgrave Hall (1709),
Pumping Station (Industrial heritage),
Walk (Dinosaurs, Egyptian artefacts),
Guru Nanak (Sikh),
Royal Infirmary (medical).
Bradgate Country Park
IN AND AROUND LOUGHBOROUGH:
Great Central Railway (steam
IN AND AROUND NOTTINGHAM:
Mr Straw’s House (N.T., 1920 time capsule),
Galleries of Justice,
The Workhouse (N.T.),
The Lace Centre
Tales of Robin Hood
Sherwood Forest Country Park
National Water Sports
IN AND AROUND GRANTHAM:
Woolsthorpe Manor (N.T.)
Easton Walled Gardens
Belton House (N.T.)
IN AND AROUND OAKHAM:
Rutland Water (cycling,
FURTHER AFIELD but still in within easy reach:
Stamford (predominantly Georgian town)
Burghley House (Elizabethan)
Lincoln (Castle and Cathedral)
and Stoke Bruern (canals)