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Loughborough is a market town best known for its close proximity to the delightful countryside of the Charnwood Forest and being home to one of the country’s top 10 performing universities for sport. Notable sporting graduates of Loughborough University include Sir Clive Woodward, Lord Sebastian Coe and Paula Radcliffe, MBE.

The Taylors Bell Foundry in Loughborough is renowned for casting the UK’s largest bell for St Paul’s Cathedral in London in 1881 and scenes for the film Buster, staring Phil Collins, were filmed in Loughborough at the Great Central railway station.

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Lifestyle

Loughborough has a wide range of well-known high street shopping brands amongst a collection of niche independent retailers, which together create a unique blend and atmosphere. Several markets appear through each week. including two traditional markets, a farmers’ market and a vintage market, along with occasional international food markets bringing Italian and French cuisine to the heart of the town.

For families, there are numerous high performing primary and secondary schools.

Transport Links

Loughborough is just 12 miles from Leicester, Nottingham and Derby, making it ideal for commuting to these cities. It’s also close to junction 23 of the M1 motorway and offers swift access to the M42 and East Midlands Airport. Loughborough train station provides direct services to London St Pancras and other destinations include Lincoln, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield, as well as a range of local services. Regular bus services connect the town with surrounding villages as well as the nearby cities.

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