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A Taste of Leicestershire

  • The Bewicke Arms, Hallaton © John Dyson

    The Bewicke Arms, Hallaton © John Dyson
Leicestershire
£44.00 per person based on 35 paying persons

Melton Mowbray

There are many interesting and historical buildings in Melton Mombray, Leicestershire, including the Anne of Cleves House, which Henry VIII gifted to his former wife. Whilst exploring, learn the origin of the expression “painting the town red”!

Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe

No visit to the area would be complete without the opportunity to try the area’s most famous export. Dickinson & Morris has been baking pork pies in Melton Mowbray since 1851 and they are the oldest remaining bakers of the authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pie in the town centre today. After an expert demonstration on how pork pies are made, you can purchase an individually wrapped pork pie from this famous shop to take home with you.

Lunch at The Sysonby Knoll Hotel

Afterwards. enjoy a two-course lunch with tea and coffee.

Tales Tour

The Vale of Belvoir (pronounced locally as ‘beaver’) forms part of the counties of Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire and is right in the heart of the English countryside. Enjoy a guided drive highlighting all of the interesting sites on the way.

Hallaton: A Traditional English Village

Hallaton is a quaint village in High Leicestershire that has plenty of folklore and interesting traditions. Find out more about ‘Bottle Kicking’ and ‘The Hard Pie Scramble’ or just admire the scenery.


Dates

2022 Midweek dates on request


10.30am

Melton Mowbray

Explore the many interesting and historical buildings in this beautiful and town and learn the origin of the expression “painting the town red”!

11.00am

Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe

Visit Dickinson & Morris, the oldest remaining bakers of the authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pie. Take your individually wrapped pork pie from this famous shop home with you.

1.00pm

Lunch at The Sysonby Knoll Hotel

Enjoy a two-course lunch with tea and coffee.

2.45pm

Tales Tour

Enjoy a guided drive highlighting all of the interesting sites along the Vale of Belvoir.

3.30pm

Hallaton: A Traditional English Village

Find out more about ‘Bottle Kicking’ and ‘The Hard Pie Scamble’ or just admire the scenery.


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