Travelling around Market Harborough
Sitting within the Harborough district of Leicestershire, Market Harborough is filled with a rich culture just waiting for you to experience. With a skyline that’s dominated by the steeple of St Dionysius Church, a Grade I listed building, and modern-day amenities throughout, there’s something here for everyone.
With several modes of public transport available, getting in and out of the town is easy. Arriva operates bus services that’ll take you to Leicester and back via areas such as Great Glen, Kibworth and Oadby.
Visitors who love to shop will have more than their fair share of fun here. From antiques to arts and crafts, bookshops to charity shops and clothing to candles, Market Harborough has the lot. Once you’ve finished shopping, you’ll find an array of pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes to help you re-energise before exploring the rest of the town.
Make sure that you embrace the area’s culture by visiting one of the art galleries or theatres. Harborough Theatre and Kilworth House Theatre have a regular schedule that you can check out, while galleries like Croft Wigates stock a mixture of original art and sculptures for you to look at.
You’ll find plenty of places here for a thrilling day out. Standing since the 18th century, Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens feature beautiful grounds to walk around, alongside the stunning stately home to admire – there’s even a tearoom. Meanwhile, Welland Park is perfect for enjoying nature. It was awarded a Green Flag Award in 2008 and a features a children’s play area. Visitors will also find a cycleway and footway along the river that runs through the town, called the Millennium Mile, which is a great place to have a stroll.