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Enjoy a short break to Leicestershire for £99

8th September 2011 Print

The summer holidays may be over, but Leicester Shire Promotions has the perfect ‘pick me up’ to get you through the colder months. You can enjoy a short break with all the family or just for the two of you for as little as £99!

With so much to see and do in Leicestershire, these bargain breaks offer the perfect chance to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a long weekend together.

So, all you have to do is choose your break and enjoy getting away...

Taste of Leicestershire gourmet break for just £99 per couple:

Experience mouth-watering cuisine and fabulous local produce on a gourmet break to rural Leicestershire.

For just £99 per couple you can enjoy superb 3* accommodation including breakfast at either Sysonby Knoll Hotel or Scalford Hall in Melton Mowbray. Alternatively, you can stay at the 4* Stapleford Park hotel for £175 per couple.
Once the accommodation is sorted, you can then choose to enjoy any three from the five following activities:

The Melton Cheese Board has the widest range of cheeses in the county with over 120 different varieties.

Enjoy a tasting session on famed and local Leicestershire cheeses and then have £15 per couple to spend on your favourite cheeses from the shop. 

Enjoy cream tea at Stapleford Park where you can relax and explore the quintessentially English charm of the stunning house. Served daily between 2.30pm and 5.30pm, tea can be taken in the elegant drawing room or on the beautiful terrace overlooking the landscaped gardens and Leicestershire countryside. 

Dickinson & Morris has been baking pork pies at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe in Melton Mowbray since 1851. They are the oldest pork pie bakery and the last remaining producer of authentic Melton Mowbray pork pie based in the town centre. Enjoy a pork pie tasting session and receive £15 per couple to spend in the shop. 

The Red Lion Inn at Stathern is a 17th century award-winning pub. Upon arrival you will be offered a complimentary drink from the pub drinks list, which includes local beers and liqueurs, then sit back and enjoy their generous pub platter for two which includes seasonal soup, deep-fried whitebait, pub cured Salmon, pub pickles and chutney, pub cured meats, pub terrine and salads. 

Belvoir Brewery is situated in Melton Mowbray, the UK's Rural Capital of Food and Drink. The brewery offers visitors the chance to find out how beer is made and discover the ingredients that go into it. Enjoy a brewery tour and sample a selection of the beers made on site, plus there's also lunch for two all made from local produce by their award winning chef.

Glorious Heritage Break for just £99 per couple:

Discover Leicestershire's Glorious Heritage with this new short break.

For just £99, two people can enjoy one nights’ accommodation plus breakfast at a choice of four hotels (including Barcelo Hinckley Island Hotel, The Royal Hotel, Hilton East Midlands and Aspect Hotel).

Then choose three from the five following attractions to visit: 

Calke Abbey - With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards Calke tells the story of the dramatic decline of a grand country-house estate. Discover the tales of an eccentric family who amassed a vast collection of hidden treasures. 

Ashby de la Zouch Castle - The castle forms the backdrop to the famous jousting scenes in Sir Walter Scott's classic novel of 1819, Ivanhoe. Now a ruin, the castle began as a manor house in the 12th century and only achieved castle status in the 15th century. 

Bosworth Battlefield is one of the Midlands premier historical sites and offers a complete insight into medieval times and the battle itself. 

Take a fascinating journey around Snibston Discovery Museum where you can discover 500 years of technological innovation and its impact on our everyday lives.

Minors tours available during school holidays and some weekends, call in advance to book. 

Afternoon Tea for Two. Donington le Heath Classics Tea Room is situated in a beautiful medieval barn in the ground of Donington le Heath Manor House, you can enjoy a range of high quality home baked cakes and pastries, perfect for afternoon tea.

Stay Play Explore, Family Adventure for just £99:

Take the whole family away on an adventure to Leicestershire.

For just £99 your break includes 4* accommodation at either the Barceló Hinckley Island Hotel or the Hilton East Midlands for a family of four (2 adults and 2 children) with breakfast, plus a choice of any three from the following five activities:

Family Cycle Hire with Just Bikes - Discover The National Forest by bike and explore the new cycle routes.

Tobogganing at Swadlincote Ski Slope - Ride the 500m Cresta Run toboggan ride. The car takes you up to the top of the hill and then you are in control all the way down the run through the series of twists and turns.

Ten Pin Bowling - Enjoy a family bowling session at Hollywood Bowl, Leicester and compete for the highest score.

Cinema Pass @ Phoenix Square - Have a great time with this cinema pass that gives a family of 4 the chance to see a film of your choice.

Picnic Lunch - If you're planning a day of outdoor adventure, then why not order a packed lunch for four people. Order from your hotel reception..

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