Melton Mowbray Area Guide
Melton Mowbray is a popular market town, situated in Leicestershire, which is built on a strong tradition of farming. Famous for its pork pies and cheese, the town is home to a fantastic number of food and drink festivals that take place throughout the year.
The town itself is steeped in history and there is a walking heritage trail that explains the heritage of the town. If you enjoy shopping you’ll be spoilt with the selection of markets that take place in the town. There is a popular street market, regular farmers market, cattle and livestock market and a well-renowned antiques market. In addition to all of this there are a number of lovely independent and well known high street shops. The town centre also boasts a number of lovely places to stop for tea and coffee, as well as a range of restaurants and pubs.
Twinlakes Park offers a great day out for the family with water rides, animals and picnic areas to enjoy. Melton Carnegie Museum is well worth a visit and both Melton Country Park and Wilton Park offer great open spaces for walking. Or if you are looking for indoor activities the town has its own cinema and theatre.
It also has some excellent sporting facilities including a range of state of the art gym activities, as well as a golf course, swimming pool, equestrian centres and a snooker club to name just a few.