Guidebook for The Barn, Stoke Albany

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Guidebook for The Barn, Stoke Albany

Food Scene

Thorpe Langton. LE16 7TS. 15 mins drive. Atmospheric, good fish, pricey but worth it. Book ahead of your stay.
The Bakers Arms
Thorpe Langton. LE16 7TS. 15 mins drive. Atmospheric, good fish, pricey but worth it. Book ahead of your stay.
Great Bowden, Market Harborough, LE16 7EU. 10 mins drive. Fab breakfasts and lunches- sausage and bacon muffin and avocado on sourdough both lovely. Nice gift shop too
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Bowden Stores
3 The Green
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Great Bowden, Market Harborough, LE16 7EU. 10 mins drive. Fab breakfasts and lunches- sausage and bacon muffin and avocado on sourdough both lovely. Nice gift shop too
Medbourne, LE16 8EE. 10 mins drive. Pretty village, nice pub and cafe for breakfast.
Nevill Arms Inn - Restaurant & Accommodation
12 Waterfall Way
Medbourne, LE16 8EE. 10 mins drive. Pretty village, nice pub and cafe for breakfast.
Market Harborough, LE16 7NL. 15 mins drive. Tasty reasonably priced food and ambient atmosphere.
Rocksalt Bistro
35 High St
Market Harborough, LE16 7NL. 15 mins drive. Tasty reasonably priced food and ambient atmosphere.
LE16 7AF. 15 mins drive. Handy having one 10 mins away if you fancy a pizza.
Zizzi Market Harborough
47 High St
LE16 7AF. 15 mins drive. Handy having one 10 mins away if you fancy a pizza.
Market Harborough. LE16 7AF. 15 mins drive. Nice decor. Tapas Food. Bit rowdy on a Friday but quite a party atmosphere.
Mercado Lounge
Market Harborough. LE16 7AF. 15 mins drive. Nice decor. Tapas Food. Bit rowdy on a Friday but quite a party atmosphere.
Market Harborough. LE16 7UW. 15 mins drive. Restaurant on the edge of the Market Harborough Grand Union wharf. Sit outside if sunny and look at the narrow boats. Good food, mid range.
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The Waterfront
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Market Harborough. LE16 7UW. 15 mins drive. Restaurant on the edge of the Market Harborough Grand Union wharf. Sit outside if sunny and look at the narrow boats. Good food, mid range.
Leicester. LE1 4NN. 40 mins drive. Old knitting factory turned into bar and cosy restaurant. Comfy leather sofas and cocktails. Great place, right next to Highcross Shopping Centre.
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Cosy Club
68 Highcross St
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Leicester. LE1 4NN. 40 mins drive. Old knitting factory turned into bar and cosy restaurant. Comfy leather sofas and cocktails. Great place, right next to Highcross Shopping Centre.
Oakham. LE15 6EA. 35 mins drive. Next to Cavells on Mill Street in Oakham. Lovely breakfasts, stylish but cosy.
Fika
21 Northgate
Oakham. LE15 6EA. 35 mins drive. Next to Cavells on Mill Street in Oakham. Lovely breakfasts, stylish but cosy.
Hambleton, Oakham. LE15 8TL. 35 mins drive Very atmospheric pub overlooking Rutland Water in Hambleton. Service can be dodgy, but on a summer's evening, or a cold winter's afternoon, it's hard to beat after a walk around the peninsula.
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The Finch's Arms
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Hambleton, Oakham. LE15 8TL. 35 mins drive Very atmospheric pub overlooking Rutland Water in Hambleton. Service can be dodgy, but on a summer's evening, or a cold winter's afternoon, it's hard to beat after a walk around the peninsula.
Hambleton, Oakham. LE15 8TH. 35 mins drive. Think it's still got a Michelin Star. Posh but unpretentious decor. Food is Masterchef Professionals and some. Very expensive, but I think very worth it. Book ahead of your stay.
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Hambleton Hall
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Hambleton, Oakham. LE15 8TH. 35 mins drive. Think it's still got a Michelin Star. Posh but unpretentious decor. Food is Masterchef Professionals and some. Very expensive, but I think very worth it. Book ahead of your stay.
Uppingham. LE15 9PZ. 20 mins drive. Cosy restaurant in Uppingham High Street. Tasty prettily served food.
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The Lake Isle
16 High St E
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Uppingham. LE15 9PZ. 20 mins drive. Cosy restaurant in Uppingham High Street. Tasty prettily served food.
Wilbarston. LE16 8QP. This is close by - a 20 minute walk up the back lane to the next village, Wilbarston, and offers a great brekky or afternoon tea.
The Milking Parlour Tea Rooms
Wilbarston. LE16 8QP. This is close by - a 20 minute walk up the back lane to the next village, Wilbarston, and offers a great brekky or afternoon tea.
Stoke Albany. LE16 8PY. This is our local - a five minute walk away. Nice cosy fire in winter and good food. A friendly local pub.
White Horse Inn - Restaurant & Accommodation
1 Harborough Road
Stoke Albany. LE16 8PY. This is our local - a five minute walk away. Nice cosy fire in winter and good food. A friendly local pub.
Market Harborough. LE16 7NJ. 15 mins drive. Order online and collect. Yummy Korean, healthy Buddha Bowl type food and amazing smoothies. There's also one in Clarendon park in Leicester.
Grounded Kitchen
68 Queens Rd
Market Harborough. LE16 7NJ. 15 mins drive. Order online and collect. Yummy Korean, healthy Buddha Bowl type food and amazing smoothies. There's also one in Clarendon park in Leicester.
Market Harborough. LE16 9AA. 15 mins drive. Posh fish and chips nicely packaged. Scallops and lobster on the menu...
The Cod’s Scallops
Market Harborough. LE16 9AA. 15 mins drive. Posh fish and chips nicely packaged. Scallops and lobster on the menu...
Rushton, NN14 1RR. 15 mins drive. Hotel, lunch and dinner. Close by, grand and locally run. Nice courtyard garden for an afternoon tea.
Rushton Hall Hotel and Spa
Rushton, NN14 1RR. 15 mins drive. Hotel, lunch and dinner. Close by, grand and locally run. Nice courtyard garden for an afternoon tea.
This has recently been refurbished and has a lovely outdoor eating area with a Pizza oven. Menu a bit different and very tasty. Excellent staff.
The Sun Inn Great Easton
6 Cross Bank
This has recently been refurbished and has a lovely outdoor eating area with a Pizza oven. Menu a bit different and very tasty. Excellent staff.
Market Harborough. Great Indian food, friendly staff
Shagorika Indian Restaurant
16 Saint Mary's Road
Market Harborough. Great Indian food, friendly staff
Delivers to our house. Very tasty and reliable. Market Harborough.
The Cinnamon Lounge
127 Northampton Road
Delivers to our house. Very tasty and reliable. Market Harborough.
Nearest Thai restaurant, 15 mins away. Always busy, need to book! Rothwell.
Thai Garden Cuisine
3 Market Hill
Nearest Thai restaurant, 15 mins away. Always busy, need to book! Rothwell.
Traditional hotel with established reputation. Lovely courtyard in summer for lunch, though you can’t book. Tie lunch here in with a visit to Burghley House and shopping in Stamford. 40 min drive from us.
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The George Hotel of Stamford
71 High Street St Martin's
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Traditional hotel with established reputation. Lovely courtyard in summer for lunch, though you can’t book. Tie lunch here in with a visit to Burghley House and shopping in Stamford. 40 min drive from us.
We go here every Christmas, family outing! Very Italian, perfect service, delicious food. Slightly odd decor but lovable all the same. Leicester.
San Carlo - Leicester
38-40 Granby St
We go here every Christmas, family outing! Very Italian, perfect service, delicious food. Slightly odd decor but lovable all the same. Leicester.
Hearty traditional and generous servings, of Turkish grilled meats, salads etc, on ‘The Narbs’ the most ethnically diverse street in the UK. Leicester.
Istanbul Restaurant
73 Narborough Road
Hearty traditional and generous servings, of Turkish grilled meats, salads etc, on ‘The Narbs’ the most ethnically diverse street in the UK. Leicester.
Nice cocktails, little terrace over the river.
Fifty Eight
58 Saint Mary's Road
Nice cocktails, little terrace over the river.
Real ale lover’s dream venue
Beerhouse
76B St Mary's Rd
Real ale lover’s dream venue
Great cakes. Local business
Butterwick Bakery Market Harborough
3 Church Street
Great cakes. Local business
Vegan specialists and late night DJ allegedly!
jAGA
115 Saint Mary's Road
Vegan specialists and late night DJ allegedly!
Delicious and different Southern Indian food. Not your standard curry and very much better for it!
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Kayal
153 Granby Street
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Delicious and different Southern Indian food. Not your standard curry and very much better for it!
Owned by the same people as The Sun and The Neville. Classy venue. Not the cheapest but stylish and ambient
The Red Lion
5 Main Street
Owned by the same people as The Sun and The Neville. Classy venue. Not the cheapest but stylish and ambient

Arts & Culture

Leicester. Impressive looking place. On the up. Best local theatre, always worth checking out first.
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Curve Theatre
60 Rutland Street
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Leicester. Impressive looking place. On the up. Best local theatre, always worth checking out first.
Uppingham. Very small, but again, sometimes good/intriguing stuff on.
Uppingham Theatre
32 Stockerston Rd
Uppingham. Very small, but again, sometimes good/intriguing stuff on.
Corby. Small but get good comedy here, and always worth checking who is on. It's often surprising.
The Cube
Corby. Small but get good comedy here, and always worth checking who is on. It's often surprising.
Leicester. Past its best but still worth seeing what's on - still gets quite unusual/big names.
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De Montfort Hall
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Leicester. Past its best but still worth seeing what's on - still gets quite unusual/big names.
Leicester.
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New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
53 New Walk
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Leicester.

Sightseeing

Nr Corby. Close by, 10 mins drive away.
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Rockingham Castle
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Nr Corby. Close by, 10 mins drive away.
Nr. Corby. Close by, 15 mins drive away. English Heritage.
Kirby Hall
Nr. Corby. Close by, 15 mins drive away. English Heritage.
Nr Corby. Close by. Limited opening, 15 mins drive away.
Deene Park
Nr Corby. Close by. Limited opening, 15 mins drive away.
Leicester. 40 mins away. Where they found him - the whole amazing story. Opposite the Cathedral (it's a big church TBH), is where you can see his stone coffin.
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King Richard III Visitor Centre
4A Saint Martins
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Leicester. 40 mins away. Where they found him - the whole amazing story. Opposite the Cathedral (it's a big church TBH), is where you can see his stone coffin.
Foxton, 15-20 mins away. Iconic staircase of locks with two pubs and lots of narrow boats to see.
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Foxton Locks
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Foxton, 15-20 mins away. Iconic staircase of locks with two pubs and lots of narrow boats to see.
40 mins away. Lovely Georgian town 45 mins away. Burghley House, The George Hotel and lovely shops!
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Stamford
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40 mins away. Lovely Georgian town 45 mins away. Burghley House, The George Hotel and lovely shops!
Stamford, 40 mins. This is a beautiful house. Featured in the Keira Knightley Pride and Prejudice. There's a park to walk in that's free, but also Sculpture and Water gardens as well as the house to tour. Home of the famous Burghley Horse trials in September.
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Burghley House
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Stamford, 40 mins. This is a beautiful house. Featured in the Keira Knightley Pride and Prejudice. There's a park to walk in that's free, but also Sculpture and Water gardens as well as the house to tour. Home of the famous Burghley Horse trials in September.
National Trust. 15 mins away. A strange little folly and lovely tearoom. Can walk here from Fermyn Woods. Linked to the Gun Powder plot people.
Lyveden New Bield
National Trust. 15 mins away. A strange little folly and lovely tearoom. Can walk here from Fermyn Woods. Linked to the Gun Powder plot people.
Lyddington. English Heritage. 15 mins away.
Lyddington Bede House
Lyddington. English Heritage. 15 mins away.
Nr Melton Mowbray. 45 mins away.
Burrough Hill - Iron Age Hillfort
Nr Melton Mowbray. 45 mins away.
Rushton. Close by, 15 mins away. English Heritage.
Rushton Triangular Lodge
Rushton. Close by, 15 mins away. English Heritage.

Entertainment & Activities

10 mins away.
Savoy Cinema Corby
10 mins away.
15 mins away
ODEON Kettering
15 mins away
30 mins away. Hire a Canadian Canoe and paddle up The Nene....
Canoe2 Rushden Lakes
30 mins away. Hire a Canadian Canoe and paddle up The Nene....
40 mins away. The whole of Rutland Water, to cycle round is over 25Km, but if you walk round the peninsula it's an hour and ten at a brisk pace.
Rutland Water Cycling
3 Redwing Cl
40 mins away. The whole of Rutland Water, to cycle round is over 25Km, but if you walk round the peninsula it's an hour and ten at a brisk pace.
Old railway line from Market Harborough to Northampton that’s now a bike track. Some tunnels you need lights for. Place to start is MH near Sainsbury’s or join at Arthingworth. About 20m long I think.
Brampton Valley Way Parking
Old railway line from Market Harborough to Northampton that’s now a bike track. Some tunnels you need lights for. Place to start is MH near Sainsbury’s or join at Arthingworth. About 20m long I think.
50m Pool and diving boards.
Corby International Pool
50m Pool and diving boards.
Leicester.
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National Space Centre
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Leicester.
Caroline is my very friendly and lovely neighbour and is literally a stroll away. She is a holistic therapist and will help you to relax, rebalance and reconnect to promote emotional and physical wellbeing. Choose from the following: -Tai Chi Qigong sessions for relaxation and wellbeing -Reflexology -Indian Head Massage -Reiki for humans and animals -Life Coaching with NLP techniques
See Be Wellbeing
4 Chapel Lane
Caroline is my very friendly and lovely neighbour and is literally a stroll away. She is a holistic therapist and will help you to relax, rebalance and reconnect to promote emotional and physical wellbeing. Choose from the following: -Tai Chi Qigong sessions for relaxation and wellbeing -Reflexology -Indian Head Massage -Reiki for humans and animals -Life Coaching with NLP techniques

Shopping

15 mins away. Nice shops up Church St: Try Duncan Murray Wines, Jacks, Hambleton Breads and The Meat Room.
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Market Harborough
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15 mins away. Nice shops up Church St: Try Duncan Murray Wines, Jacks, Hambleton Breads and The Meat Room.
40 mins away. Mill Street has lovely shops: Cavells, Fika teashop, Hygge and more.
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Oakham
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40 mins away. Mill Street has lovely shops: Cavells, Fika teashop, Hygge and more.
Market Harborough. 15 mins away. Lovely, local and unusual food to buy, great gift shop and busy cafe.
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Farndon Fields Farm Shop
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Market Harborough. 15 mins away. Lovely, local and unusual food to buy, great gift shop and busy cafe.
Desborough. Expensive mens' shoes a bit cheaper! Top quality, locally made. £400+ on Bond Street.
Cheaney Factory Shop
Desborough. Expensive mens' shoes a bit cheaper! Top quality, locally made. £400+ on Bond Street.
Market Harborough. Nice labels, local boutique. Helpful staff. Mid range-expensive.
Jacks For Women
16 Church St
Market Harborough. Nice labels, local boutique. Helpful staff. Mid range-expensive.
Market Harborough. Very high end expensive top labels. Great for a total blow out.
Doyles Fashion
Market Harborough. Very high end expensive top labels. Great for a total blow out.
Nr Oakham, 40 mins away. Massive scale garden centre, plants, home, gifts, restaurant. Spend half a day here.
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Gates Garden Centre
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Nr Oakham, 40 mins away. Massive scale garden centre, plants, home, gifts, restaurant. Spend half a day here.
Braybrooke, close by, 10 mins away. Garden Centre. Reasonably priced and lovely range of plants for the plant-a-holic. Just plants and pots etc -no tea rooms.
The Plant Man
Braybrooke, close by, 10 mins away. Garden Centre. Reasonably priced and lovely range of plants for the plant-a-holic. Just plants and pots etc -no tea rooms.
Leicester. Nearest John Lewis. Super Dry, H&M, Zara, Top Shop/Man Urban Outfitters. Leicester's not a beautiful city by any means, but this is the closest best shopping.
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Highcross
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Leicester. Nearest John Lewis. Super Dry, H&M, Zara, Top Shop/Man Urban Outfitters. Leicester's not a beautiful city by any means, but this is the closest best shopping.
Rushden. Worth checking out for shopping - it's about the same distance as Leicester but expect it's easier to park. New 14 screen cinema has IMAX and 4DX screens.
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Rushden Lakes Shopping Centre
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Rushden. Worth checking out for shopping - it's about the same distance as Leicester but expect it's easier to park. New 14 screen cinema has IMAX and 4DX screens.
45 mins away. Beautiful old Georgian town, where they filmed a lot of Pride and Prejudice - Keira Knightley version. Boutique shops. Market on a Friday. The George Hotel Courtyard for lunch is lovely.
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Stamford
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45 mins away. Beautiful old Georgian town, where they filmed a lot of Pride and Prejudice - Keira Knightley version. Boutique shops. Market on a Friday. The George Hotel Courtyard for lunch is lovely.
20 mins away. Uppingham is a sweet little town, with lovely shops. Not big, but good for a wander. Market on a Friday, with great fish, cheese and fruit stalls.
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Uppingham
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20 mins away. Uppingham is a sweet little town, with lovely shops. Not big, but good for a wander. Market on a Friday, with great fish, cheese and fruit stalls.
Oakham, 40 mins away. Top end labels, big store and range. Nice to look even if you don't buy!
Cavells
16 Mill St
Oakham, 40 mins away. Top end labels, big store and range. Nice to look even if you don't buy!
Desborough, close by. Factory shop of a bra company who make Rigby and Peller and Fantasie bras as well a swimwear. Bit hit and miss and sometimes only big/little sizes, but always worth a look if you are that way and need nice undies, a bit cheaper.
Wacoal Factory Shop
Desborough, close by. Factory shop of a bra company who make Rigby and Peller and Fantasie bras as well a swimwear. Bit hit and miss and sometimes only big/little sizes, but always worth a look if you are that way and need nice undies, a bit cheaper.
Market Harborough. Great independent wine merchant. Always doing tastings. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and unusual wines. Party atmosphere quite often in shop!
Duncan Murray Wines
10 Adam and Eve St
Market Harborough. Great independent wine merchant. Always doing tastings. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and unusual wines. Party atmosphere quite often in shop!
Desborough. NN14 2WB. 5 mins. This is the nearest place for petrol and has an M&S shop so quite useful for food and booze.
BP
Desborough. NN14 2WB. 5 mins. This is the nearest place for petrol and has an M&S shop so quite useful for food and booze.
Wilbarston. The shop in the next village sells milk, eggs, bacon. cold meats etc and wine. Next door is The Milking Parlour tearooms.
Wilbarston Post Office
1 Main Street
Wilbarston. The shop in the next village sells milk, eggs, bacon. cold meats etc and wine. Next door is The Milking Parlour tearooms.
Corby, Oakley Way. NN18 9EZ. Nearest one to us, or try Harborough.
ALDI
Corby, Oakley Way. NN18 9EZ. Nearest one to us, or try Harborough.
LE16 8BD. This is the nearest to us.
Waitrose & Partners
LE16 8BD. This is the nearest to us.
Corby. NN18 8AL. The nearest to us. 15 mins
Tesco Extra
Corby. NN18 8AL. The nearest to us. 15 mins
Market Harborough. Closest to us, 15 mins away. LE16 7DR
Sainsbury's
Market Harborough. Closest to us, 15 mins away. LE16 7DR
Best local fish shop in Market Harborough, 10 mins away. Lots of choice. Closed Mondays.
Hobbs Fish
5 Church Square
Best local fish shop in Market Harborough, 10 mins away. Lots of choice. Closed Mondays.
Amazing award winning bread and cakes from the Michelin starred restaurant in Rutland of the same name. Market Harborough, 10 mins away.
Hambleton Bakery
12 Church St
Amazing award winning bread and cakes from the Michelin starred restaurant in Rutland of the same name. Market Harborough, 10 mins away.
Desborough, 10 mins away. Nearest supermarket to us though small-ish.
The Co-operative Food - Desborough
Desborough, 10 mins away. Nearest supermarket to us though small-ish.

Parks & Nature

Near Oakham, 40 mins away. Beautiful reservoir: bike hire from Whitwell and Edith Weston; sailing and windsurfing at Whitwell; Beach at Sykes Lane; Walks around the peninsula take about an hour. Park in Hambleton village, and then ask! Go to The Finches or Hambleton Hall restaurant after. Former is cheaper but good. Latter is expensive and nationally renowned Michelin star - book ahead! Lovely bird reserves and famous Osprey watching.
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Rutland Water
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Near Oakham, 40 mins away. Beautiful reservoir: bike hire from Whitwell and Edith Weston; sailing and windsurfing at Whitwell; Beach at Sykes Lane; Walks around the peninsula take about an hour. Park in Hambleton village, and then ask! Go to The Finches or Hambleton Hall restaurant after. Former is cheaper but good. Latter is expensive and nationally renowned Michelin star - book ahead! Lovely bird reserves and famous Osprey watching.
Coton. 40 mins away. Lovely garden and garden school with famous speakers. Great nursery and lovely lunch. Bluebells in May are worth seeing.
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Coton Manor Garden
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Coton. 40 mins away. Lovely garden and garden school with famous speakers. Great nursery and lovely lunch. Bluebells in May are worth seeing.
A cycling track that was an old railway line that runs from opposite Sainsburys in Market Harborough to Northampton. There are a few tunnels, but it's easy cycling and lovely.
Brampton Valley Way Parking
A cycling track that was an old railway line that runs from opposite Sainsburys in Market Harborough to Northampton. There are a few tunnels, but it's easy cycling and lovely.
20 mins away. Easy walking, lovely nature especially rare butterflies and the feel of a big forest.
Fermyn Woods Country Park
20 mins away. Easy walking, lovely nature especially rare butterflies and the feel of a big forest.
30 mins away. Cycle hire, RSPB centre, cafe, camping and walks. Lots of wildlife and adders have been seen!
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Fineshade Wood
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30 mins away. Cycle hire, RSPB centre, cafe, camping and walks. Lots of wildlife and adders have been seen!
20 mins away. Lovely walks and cycling here. Peaceful and very pretty.
Wakerley Woods
20 mins away. Lovely walks and cycling here. Peaceful and very pretty.
15 mins away. Lovely reservoir where they tested the Dambuster bombs. Now you can see Osprey there who visit from Rutland Water where they were introduced a few years ago.
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Eye Brook Reservoir
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15 mins away. Lovely reservoir where they tested the Dambuster bombs. Now you can see Osprey there who visit from Rutland Water where they were introduced a few years ago.
35 mins away. Good for guided/free walks, bird watching including Ospreys and butterflies
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Rutland Water Nature Reserve
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35 mins away. Good for guided/free walks, bird watching including Ospreys and butterflies