- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We hold current National Tourist Organisations of Great Britain and Northern Ireland COVID-19 Industry Standard "WE'RE GOOD TO GO". Disposable masks and gloves are available if guests wish to use, with bins for disposal. Draw string laundry bags for used towels etc in every room, plus clean bin liners so refuse can be disposed of safely and regularly. Outside seating areas socially distanced.
From the establishment
A converted Victorian railway station in the heart of the English countryside, but still close to East Midlands Airport, town centres of Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Melton Mowbray. Convenient for Sutton Bonington campus of Nottingham University. We offer characterful quirky single, double and family rooms, all en suite, with complimentary beverage tray, TV/DVD, hairdryer, fan, full size fridge, toaster, free WiFi. Microwave, ironing facilities and travel cot available. Children welcome, but sorry no pets. Oodles of secure off road parking.
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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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