Luxury Cottages and Luxury Self Catering in Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray

Home of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie and Stilton Cheese, Melton Mowbray is considered the ‘Rural Capital of Food’ in the United Kingdom. Located close to the city of Leicester, the town is a great destination choice. The quality and fame of the area's specialist foods makes it an ideal stop for a self catering holiday with Cottage Gems' accommodation options.

Places to Visit


  • The domineering sight of St Marys Church is a memorable one. The 800 year old structure is home to the British Pie Awards and the Christmas Tree Festival, making it an integral part of the town’s culture and an essential stop on your self-catered holiday.
  • Twinlakes Theme Park is a guaranteed fun day out for all the family. With the park boosting all weather attractions there really is no excuse for not visiting.
  • The National Space Centre is appropriately located on ‘Exploration Drive’ in Leicester and is a comfortable drive away from Melton Mowbray. An out-of-this-world experience.
  • Discover the remarkable story of Richard III with the King Richard III Visitor Centre. With perhaps the most significant archaeological find of recent times, this centre is located very near the car park where the King’s remains were discovered in 2012. The story captivated the nation and this centre does well to capture this special story and includes a D replica of Richard III’s skeleton.


Things to do


  • Walk to Melton Mowbray Heritage Trail to capture a thousand years of history. 
  • Spend a day in the city of Leicester, located just less than 20 miles from Melton Mowbray
  • Leicester is renowned for its vegetarian restaurants, cafes and shops. Take some time to visit the cities speciality dishes and drinks.
  • See the Premier League Champions in action at the King Power Stadium, with a range of games hosted throughout the year- from the more economical pre-season fixtures to the intensity of a premier league fixture- there has never been a better time to see the Foxes in action.
  • Take advantage of the local landscape and visit the Melon Country Park. With over 140 acres of parkland(and 10 minutes from the town Centre) this is he perfect way to spend a relaxing day out.


Melton Mowbray has a lot of charm and a lot on offer, and this makes it an ideal place for a holiday. Take a look at what properties Cottage Gems has available in the area.

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3 Properties match your Search for Luxury Cottages and Luxury Self Catering in Melton Mowbray.
Old Guadaloupe Farm House- Gold Award Winning Accommodation
This 4 star rated, self-catering farmhouse is situated near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire and sleeps up to 8 in 3 bedrooms. Located on a working farm, this property offers comfortable self-catering accommodation. The property is a gold quality award winner and also benefits from a large private hot tub.
Weekly price guide: £500.00 - £850.00
Short breaks: minimum 3 night stay Quality Awards: gold award
Next Available: 23 May to 24 May 19, more dates
Old Guadaloupe 4 Star Gold Award Winning Cottage with Private Hot Tub
Old Guadaloupe Cottage, with its 1 bedroom, is ideal for romantic self-catering breaks. This cottage has a 4 star quality rating and is located near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. What's more with its king-size bed and a hot tub, this place could be just perfect for a relaxing holiday.
Weekly price guide: £450.00 - £520.00
Short breaks: minimum 3 night stay
Next Available: 27 May to 07 June 19, more dates
Luxurious Log Cabins in the Midlands, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Twelve, cosy, well- presented waterfront log cabins set around a private fishing lake in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Boasting a four poster bed or wooden pine bed with en-suite as well as BBQ and patio furniture for dining al fresco. There are also private outdoor hot tubs for each log cabin and eight fishing lakes with stunning views of the countryside.
Weekly price guide: £337.50 - £965
Short breaks: minimum 3 night stay

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