Burrough on the Hill is a quaint village situated on the borders of Leicestershire and Rutland. It is an ideal centre for walking and horse riding.
Burrough Hill Park has commanding views across the Wreake Valley. The park is the site of the famous Burrough Camp, Iron Age fort; an exciting excavation programme by Leicester University is in progress with fascinating finds being unearthed.
The market town of Melton Mowbray, famous for its pork pies and stilton cheese is only 5 miles away; the farmers market takes place every Tuesday.
The small traditional Rutland town of Oakham, as mentioned in the Domesday book in 1089, is only a distance of 5 miles. The 400 year old Butter Cross is in the centre of the town with the Norman Castle houses a fascinating collection of horseshoes.
The expanse of Rutland Water within 8 miles. A renowned centre for bird watching, sailing, fishing, cycling and walking. Barnsdale Gardens, 38 individual gardens created by Geoff Hamilton for his TV series, are nearby.
Oakham, Uppingham and Brooke schools, Stamford High and Ratcliffe college are within easy reach.