Mountsorrel is an old village that has a brief mention in The Domesday Book. Originally on the old coaching route from London to Carlisle, now the A6, the village runs along the old road, and it also touches on the River Soar.
Village Shops, Pubs and Restaurants
There are local shops, pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance of our guesthouse. We also have easy access to rural walks and fishing and yet are close to Leicester and with a road infrastructure that allows easy travel around the area.
Local Organisations and Attractions
Loughborough University Loughborough University Located in the heart of the Midlands, Loughborough University is a fantastic place to study and work, boasting unrivalled sporting achievement, internationally acclaimed research and outstanding teaching.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 7 miles
www.lboro.ac.uk Prestwold Hall Prestwold Hall Located in the heart of the Midlands with easy access by road and rail, Prestwold Hall is the ancestral home of the Packe-Drury–Lowe family, who are delighted to share their home for a wide variety of events, managed and catered for by Maverick, the elite hospitality company.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 4 miles
www.prestwold-hall.com Welbeck College Welbeck College Welbeck is based at Woodhouse near Loughborough, Leicestershire. It is a purpose-built learning institute, with on-site, en-suite accommodation, and utilises some of the country's finest state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 3 miles
Leicester University Welbeck College Leicester University
We believe that the best universities are not just the privilege of elites. We’re proof that you can stand alongside the best and open up the competition for everyone.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 12 miles
National Space Centre National Space Centre
The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the Space Centre's futuristic Rocket Tower, you'll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery and interactive fun.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 8 miles www.spacecentre.co.uk Mallory Park Race Track Mallory Park Race Track Mallory Park is renowned as being one of - if not the best - circuit for spectator viewing in the country. This is why Mallory Park has the nickname "The Little Circuit With The Big View"
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 18 miles
www.mallorypark.co.uk Great Central Railway Great Central Railway Voted number 12 on the list of the 50 greatest railway journeys in the world, the Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse:
Quorn 2 miles, Loughborough 4 miles, Rothley 2.5 miles www.gcrailway.co.uk Donington Park Donington Park Donington Park is one of Britain's most popular racing circuits and home of many exciting and prestigious events, including the British Motorcycle Grand Prix, The British Touring Car Championships and World Superbikes.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 16 miles
www.donington-park.co.uk Golfing Golfing A number of fine courses are within easy reach of us: Rothley Park Golf Club - 2.6 miles Beedles Lake Golf Club - 8.7 miles Birstall Golf Club - 6 miles Charnwood Forest Golf Club - 6 miles Lingdale Golf Club - 5 miles Longcliffe Golf Club - 7.5 miles top of page
Charnwood Forest is near by - the site of the find of the first pre-Cambrian animal fossil in England. Also very near are Bradgate Park and Beacon Hill. Fishing Fishing The river Soar offers some of the best course fishing in the country. Permits can be obtained from the local tackle shop in the village. We are also close to: East Midlands Airport East Midlands Airport The Midland's largest international airport.
Distance from Mountsorrel Guesthouse: 13 miles
www.eastmidlandsairport.com Leicester City Leicester City Restaurants, shopping, city bars, pub lunch, museum, gallery, National Space Centre, or hire a barge on the Grand Union Canal.