Short Break Terms & Conditions

All 2017 bookings must be made online through this website. If you can't see a room available on the day you wish to book, give us a call on 0116 225 4000 and we'll try our best to increase the number of rooms available.

1. Your tickets are valid from the date of your accommodation until 31st December 2017 and entitles 2 people (aged 18 years or over) to 3 out of the 5 participating experiences at The Belvoir Alehouse, Dickinson & Morris, The Melton Cheeseboard and Scalford Hall.

All experiences in this short break must be pre-booked. Ensure you advise of any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking.

The Belvoir Alehouse - 
Address: Crown Park, Station Road, Old Dalby, Leicestershire Sat nav: LE14 3NQ Tel: 01664 823978 Please advise of any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking.

Dickinson & Morris - Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe - 
Address: 10 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Sat nav: LE13 1NW Tel: 01664 562341

The Melton Cheeseboard - 
Address: 8 Windsor Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Sat nav: LE13 1BU

Scalford Hall Hotel - 
Address: Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire  Sat nav: LE14 4UB Tel: 01664 444654 Please advise of any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking.

The Crown Inn, Old Dalby -
Address: Debdale Hill, Old Dalby LE14 3LF Tel: 01664 820320  2 course lunch available Monday to Saturday

Miss B's Tea Room -
Address: 34A Market Place Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1XD Tel: 01664 481625 Afternoon Tea must be booked prior to visit via telephone or email.  As we are situated on the second floor, we have no disabled access. Afternoon Tea served between 11.30am and 3.30pm Mon to Sat. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day & Bank Holiday Mondays. Please advise of any allergies or dietary requirements at time of booking.

2. All tickets are valid from the date of your accommodation until 31st December 2017 and must be redeemed by this date.

3. Each experience is subject to availability and may only be visited once, with one or e-ticket scanned by each venue visited to gain the Gourmet Taste Experience.

4. Tickets cannot be used in conjunction with any other third party offer. Tickets cannot be sold or exchanged. There is no cash alternative. The value of this ticket is 0.00001p.

5. This offer is subject to change without notice. 

Promoter: Leicester Shire Promotions, 7-9 Every Street, Town Hall Square, Leicester LE1 6AG Tel: 0116 225 4000 during office hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Gourmet Taste Short Break 2017

2 adults - £149

If you love gourmet food in the heart of the rolling countryside then this is the perfect break for you! From cheese tasting and pie making to afternoon tea and a brewery, there's plenty to tantalise your taste buds on this exclusive short break.

Savour mouth-watering cuisine and fabulous local produce as well as bed and breakfast for just £149 per couple.

Stay at the Bouverie Lodge, a working farm house where they have a wonderful heard of American bison and red deer or Scalford Hall, an historic property in a rural setting offering comfortable accommodation in a variety of styles.  We will also soon have accommodation at the acclaimed Sysonby Knoll Hotel available for our Gourmet short break.

This break includes one night's stay for two people and any 3 of the following 5 delicious experiences.


Pork Pie demonstration at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe

Pork pie

Dickinson & Morris has been baking pork pies at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe in Melton Mowbray since 1851. They are now the oldest and only remaining bakery producing authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pies in the town centre.

Watch a personal demonstration of ‘hand raising’ a pork pie and discover how Melton Mowbray became so famous for pork pies. 2 adults can enjoy samples of the pies and Melton Hunt Cake plus £16.50 per couple to spend in the shop.

Traditional Afternoon Tea at Miss B's Tearoom

Afternoon teaEnjoy a traditional afternoon tea at this multi award winning traditional tea room in the centre of Melton Mowbray. It's located on the second floor of a beautiful Grade 2 listed building. Take a step back into yester year with china cups, loose leaf tea and homemade scones and cakes-just like Granny used to make!

2 adults can enjoy a traditional afternoon tea which includes a selection of sandwiches, homemade scones and a slice of cake with tea or coffee.

Brewery tour at The Belvoir Alehouse

beer barrels

The Belvoir Alehouse, located near Melton Mowbray, the UK’s Rural Capital of Food, offers visitors the chance to find out how beer is made and discover the ingredients that go into it.

Enjoy a brewery tour and sample a selection of the beers made on site, as well as lunch for 2 adults made with local produce and ingredients by their award winning chef.

Cheese tasting at The Melton Cheeseboard


Located in the heart of the traditional market town Melton Mowbray, famed for its Stilton Cheese, the Melton Cheeseboard has the widest range of cheeses in the county with over 120 to choose from.

On this gourmet experience for 2 adults you will enjoy a pre-arranged tasting session of famed and local Leicestershire cheese and then £16.50 per couple to spend on cheese from the shop.

Cream Tea at Scalford Hall

Scalford Hall Cream Tea

Enjoy a delightful cream tea for 2 adults at this beautiful Edwardian country house in the heart of rural Leicestershire. Situated just five minutes outside the famous market town of Melton Mowbray, Scalford Hall Hotel offers guests an idyllic venue to relax and enjoy a peaceful break.

Cream Tea is served daily between noon and 5pm and can be taken in on the terrace overlooking the picturesque Leicestershire countryside.

The Crown Inn at Old Dalby

Enjoy a two course set lunch for two people in the beautiful surroundings of Melton Mowbray.  Available Monday to Saturday served between 12noon and 2.30pm. 

We recommend that your chosen experiences are booked in advance to avoid disappointment - see terms and conditions for contact details.

Booking couldn’t be easier, just choose your accommodation and select your short break package dates now! If you have a query, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Your experience e-tickets will be available to download and print once booking of your short break has been completed. Tickets are valid from the day of your stay until the end of 2017. If you don't have time to enjoy all three activities during your short break, why not come back at a later date?

Gourmet Taste Short Break 

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Cancellations and Amendments to Bookings

Bookings are non-refundable under any circumstances within 7 days prior to your stay date or at any point if any redemptions have been made from your eTicket. For cancellations made up to 7 days before your accommodation date you will receive a refund of your package price minus a £5.00 administration charge.

If you wish to change the short break package currently booked, change the date of a short break, cancel the booking or change the hotel, Leicester Shire Promotions will try to accommodate you. However, each change requested will incur a £5.00 processing charge. All changes are subject to approval and availability of the hotel providers in question. Any card transaction fees incurred at the time of booking will not be refunded.

To reduce/increase the amount of nights connected to a short break, change the short break currently booked or change the hotel provider of the short break, please refer to the alterations sections on our FAQs page.

For cancellations and amendments contact Leicester Shire Promotions directly on 0116 225 4000.

For the above reasons you may wish to take out cancellation insurance, which is inexpensive and can be obtained from any good broker.