Melton Mowbray offers an array of shops in the main high street as well as back street cafés to relax in. Our Newton Fallowell Office is 200 yards from Melton train station and close to Melton’s most popular bars, restaurants and boutique shops.
Melton Mowbray is renowned for its music-making and has several pubs, some of which, continue to encourage new live music. The town also boasts an unusual cinema: The Regal in King Street is a remarkably preserved purpose-built theatre that re-opened recently after refurbishment.
The secondary schools in Melton are Long Field Academy and John Ferneley College, which take students aged 11 to 16, and the Melton Vale Post 16 Centre (MV16) for Sixth Formers. The town has several primary schools – Brownlow, Grove, St Francis RC, St Mary’s C of E, Sherard and Swallowdale – while the Birchwood Special School caters for young people of primary and secondary school age.
Brooksby Melton College provides vocational, further and higher education in a wide range of subjects with a campus on Asfordby Road in Melton plus a smaller annexe on King Street. These facilities complement those on the college’s Brooksby campus 6 miles (10 km) out of the town.
Melton railway station is on the line from Birmingham to Stansted Airport via Leicester, Peterborough and Cambridge. Trains run hourly in either direction. Other services run between Nottingham, Norwich and Sleaford. There is also a service direct from Melton Mowbray to London St Pancras and to Derby.
The bus services in Melton Mowbray link the town with Leicester, Nottingham, Oakham and other regional centres, as well as many of the surrounding villages.