The Stag and Hounds
Melton Mowbray , LEICESTERSHIRE
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
All staff given full training pre-opening . All issued with PPE including visors, masks, gloves, personal sanitiser, own stationary, own aprons.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
The Stag and Hounds is a beautiful country pub based in Burrough on the Hill, Melton Mowbray. The 16th century pub has been at the heart of the community for generations. House beers are brewed next door at the Parish Brewery, local guest ales feature regularly. our menus change weekly and feature local produce from the surrounding area's larder as well as veg grown on site.
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About the area
Leicestershire is divided between the large country estates of its eastern side and the industrial towns of the East Midlands to its west. Coal mining was an important part of the county’s industrial development in the 19th and 20th centuries. This is reflected in its heritage, including a reclaimed mine near Coalville, now divided between a nature reserve and Snibston Discovery Park, where families can learn about the mining industry. Meanwhile, agricultural areas are concentrated around the pleasant market towns of Market Harborough and Market Bosworth.
The county’s administrative centre is the city of Leicester, and other major towns are Loughborough, which includes bell-founding among its many industries, and Melton Mowbray, home of Stilton cheese and a particularly English item, the pork pie. One shop in Leicester has been specialising in this meaty delicacy since 1851. Northeast of Melton Mowbray is the lovely Vale of Belvoir, beneath which are large deposits of coal.
Charnwood Forest, with fewer trees than one would expect, provides a wild and rugged landscape conveniently situated for escape from the city. It lies to the northwest of Leicester extending to Loughborough and Coalville, with some interruptions.
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