Spotlight on Melton Mowbray

News at Newton Fallowell | 16/08/2017

Melton Mowbray is a large market town situated in Leicestershire, and is ideal for those wanting a quieter way of life. Melton Mowbray is infamously known for its Pork Pies and has also been named the “Rural Capital of Food”. Melton Mowbray is a magnificent town and has a lot to offer for potential residents.

The town is located within the Vale of Belvoir and is just 20 miles from Leicester. It is also surprisingly well connected by rail with links to Birmingham, Leicester, Stansted, Peterborough, and Cambridge, it also offers a daily service to London St Pancras. Melton is also only a 30 minute drive from Leicester, Grantham and Nottingham making it the heart of the East Midlands. The bus service in Melton also links to these areas as well as Oakham and the surrounding villages.

There are also a number of popular schools within the area which include two secondary schools, a sixth form, multiple primary schools and Birchwood Special School which are a big draw for families to the area. The draw for families also extends to other activities such as Twinlakes theme park which is located half a mile from Melton Mowbray which is known for being fantastic all weather family fun.

The town also has a lot to offer for adults and children alike with a popular high-street along with cafés, restaurants, several pubs and the extremely unique Cinema, The Regal. The Regal is situated in King Street in the centre of town and is a remarkably conserved purpose-built theatre which still has the grand and period feel thanks to the interior design which ranges from bold and rich colours to winding staircases and extravagant plasterwork.

With so much to do in the town there is no surprise that families and couples regularly relocate to the area, and with the high standard of property available it’s clear to see why. The town offers a typical market town properties as well as more modern houses. 

The town has a large variety of properties to rent or buy covering all different requirements and price ranges and for more information regarding Melton Mowbray don’t hesitate to contact our Melton branch on 01664 566210 or email


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