Explore Market Harborough’s shops and trades and discover a rich mix of independent retailers, popular brands and exciting places to eat & drink.


The best place to live in the Leicestershire and Rutland region as voted by Muddy Stilettos in 2022 and one of the best places to live in the country according to The Sunday Times in 2023. Market Harborough is a charming market town full of history, culture, delicious food and independent retailers.

While there, be sure to visit the iconic stilted Old Grammar School in the town centre, enjoy lunch in one of our delicious eateries or grab some food to go and sit in the tranquil memorial gardens just off the town square displaying the memorial statue.

The Harborough Museum, displaying the famous Hallaton Treasure, and the Harborough Theatre are both located in the heart of the town centre.


A unique market town in the district which offers a range of shops, cafes and restaurants

Found at the southernmost tip of Leicestershire, Lutterworth is an attractive market town which has twice made a mark in history. In the fourteenth century John Wycliffe led the pioneering translation of the Bible into English and, more than five hundred years later, Sir Frank Whittle developed the Jet Engine at the Ladywood Works off Leicester Road, Lutterworth.


A large village situated in the south of Leicestershire

Visit Broughton Astley to discover Sutton in the Elms: the oldest Baptist Church in Leicestershire, founded around 1646. Located in the south of Leicestershire, around 9 miles from the centre of Leicester and roughly 7 miles from the M1, Broughton Astley is easily accessible and a unique village to explore.


Historic villages located on the A6 between Leicester and Market Harborough

Kibworth is made up of two villages: Kibworth Beauchamp and Kibworth Harcourt. Learn the fascinating heritage of the villages by visiting the Online Museum, take a walk through history using the Heritage Trails and discover even more by watching The Story of England, which explores Kibworth throughout English history.


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