Welcome to the land of opportunity, the Rural Capital of Food, a place with a historic town and beautiful countryside, of entrepreneurs, artisans and international businesses.

Melton Mowbray is one of the oldest and famous market towns in the country. It is surrounded by 70 beautiful villages in the Leicestershire countryside. Together, town and country make up Melton Borough, a fantastic place to live and work.

Probably best known for its signature Pork Pies and Stilton cheese, it is also home to craft breweries making traditional beers and international award-winning ciders as well as gin-making schools where you can learn the art of making the perfect gin.

If you’re a foodie then Melton Mowbray is the perfect place to live. It boasts a calendar full of food-related festivals, including the National Pie Awards, Rare Foods Festival allied to the Traditional & Native Breeds Show held in The Cattle Market, the internationally renowned East Midlands Food Festival and the largest Artisan Cheese Fair in the country. It’s no wonder Melton Mowbray is known as the ‘Rural Capital of Food’.

Easily accessible, just half an hour away from the bustling cities of Nottingham and Leicester, and with many attractions, Melton Borough really has something for everyone.

Voted Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire — Best Places to Live in the UK 2020: