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Melton Heritage Trail


Ye Olde Pork Pie  Shoppe

Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe


10 Nottingham Street,
Melton Mowbray,
LE13 1NW


Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe was built in the early seventeenth centruy and ran as a bakehouse until John Dickinson took it over in 1851. Dickinson & Morris are now the oldest and only surviving pork pie baker in the centre of Melton Mowbray. Mary Dickinson, John Dickinson's grandmother is credited with first making hand-raised pork pies, made popular nationally by hunters wanting a savoury snack.

Trail: Melton Heritage Trail

Waypoint: 3

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)German signs/guidesRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Limited disabled access - no step into the Pie Shop, but once inside there are two small steps. Cash points within 30 seconds walk.

Opening details

Open Monday - Saturday 08.00 - 17.00. Closed Sundays and most Bank Holidays.

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Map reference: SK 751192  Lat: 52.76518 Long: -0.88754

Follow the A607 to Melton, the shop is situated on Nottingham Street in the centre. Parking for cars and coaches is 40p. There is designated parking for disabled.

Bus services: Arriva 5A, 113 and RF2

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.3 miles from Melton Mowbray station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Limited disabled access - no step into the Pie Shop, but once inside there are two small steps. Cash points within 30 seconds walk.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)


  • YesEntrance is well lit


Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe is not a Restaurant or Café but does serve a selection of very popular made to order hot and cold fillings (e.g. roast pork with stuffing, ham, stilton, cheddar, egg mayo, prawn, salad etc) served in a variety of bread rolls made and baked on the premises each morning.