History Fare Tours

Melton Mowbray Guided History Trail

Melton Mowbray Town Centre Melton Mowbray Town Centre, United Kingdom

Our wonderful market town of Melton Mowbray is full of history going back 1,000’s of years. As part of this tour, we will look at the town’s rich history including our Lords of the Manor, The Magna Carta, Royalty, Socialites, Fox Hunting and much more. Tour departs Council Offices, Parkside, Station Approach at 10:00Hrs. Duration 120 minutes (2 Hours) Cost £5 per person – To be paid prior to start of tour. A link to pay online via sum up will be sent with the booking confirmation. Book via website  

£5

Painting The Town Red Walking Tour

Melton Mowbray Town Centre Melton Mowbray Town Centre, United Kingdom

Melton Mowbray is famous for Fox Hunting and one of the historic ‘stories’ from the 1830s relates to the Marquis of Waterford and the expression “painting the town red” which came about when the Marquis, who was well known for his hooliganism, along with his friends caused havoc throughout the town painting buildings red. Fox Hunting, as well as other sports such as horse racing, steeplechases and cock fighting attracted people from all sorts of classes including Royalty, Great Military Leaders, Prime Ministers, Poets, Artists & Socialites, Melton Mowbray has had them all over the years. Tour departs Council Offices, Parkside, [...]

£5
Go to Top