Market Harborough is a market town and considered as one of the ‘jewels of the East Midlands’. It is home to a variety of establishments that generally appeal to visitors. There are hotels, retailers, restaurants, and pubs along High Street which visitors should see.
For families and groups of tourists, Market Harborough offers a diverse experience like many of its neighbouring towns. Among the town’s iconic landmark is the timber-framed Old Grammar School which was built in the early 1600’s and recently restored in commemoration of its 400th birthday. The indoor Harborough Market is another attraction to visit and it is located within St. Mary’s Shopping Centre. The steeple of St. Dionysius Parish Church dominates and creates a picturesque town centre. Nearby, you will find the Harborough Museum and Library within the Symington Building, which was a former corset factory in the Victorian era.
For sports fans, there’s the Market Harborough Hockey Club, Harborough Town and Borough Alliance, Squash and Racketball Club, Cricket Club, Golf and Rugby Clubs. Watch out for schedule of games if you wish to watch them live at the sports arenas.
For leisure and relaxation, the town’s leisure centre has a gym, swimming pool, sauna, and cafe open to both members and non-members. If you love skating, there’s one in Little Bowden and in the youth centre on Farndon Road. Nightlife won’t be complete if you don’t visit the Enigma. And for artsy tourists, there’s the Market Harborough Art Club.
Although commuter trains are available for transport, the stations require you to travel at least several minutes if you’re coming from different areas in town. That is why if you are visiting Market Harborough, it is better to book a chauffeured car that will take you to different places in town throughout your stay.
A chauffeured car in Market Harborough will give you the convenience and safety you require for this trip. And it is more cost-effective and hassle-free compared to constantly commuting.