Welcome to Melton Mowbray

An oasis in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Discover 70 villages dotted around one of the oldest market towns in the UK. Centrally located and well connected - a prime destination to visit, work and live.

Uncover a colourful history rooted in farming and food, as well as a strong record of manufacturing success, being home to many award winning businesses. Immerse yourself in a rich and colourful heritage.

Taste why the town claims the title of The Rural Capital of Food. Venture beyond the picturesque landscape and culinary heroes of Melton Mowbray Pork Pies and Stilton Cheese into a rich cultural heritage developed over hundreds of years; with many fascinating objects, places and buildings providing the backdrop to numerous stories and folklore.

Melton may appear to be a traditional rural area, yet hidden within is something unique and special. A vibrant area steeped in culture and history, with a renewed confidence and big ambitions for the future.

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Melton Mowbray is nestled in the north east of Leicestershire in the Midlands and is easily accessible from most parts of the UK.