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
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
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
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
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?
|Bouverie Lodge B&B
in or near Melton Mowbray
Bed & Breakfast
|Sysonby Knoll Hotel
in or near Melton Mowbray
Scalford Hall Hotel
Bouverie Lodge B&B
Sysonby Knoll Hotel
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.