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Postcode: LE14 | code search
Population: 70
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The name Stapleford comes from the Old English for 'the post by the Ford'. Consequently, it is rather a common place name and there are about 17 'Staplefords' in England. So be sure that when you set out for Stapleford, you know which one you are heading for! If you head for the Stapleford in England's smallest county of Rutland, however, you will get a chance to visit one of the finest stately homes in Britain. Stapleford Park Country House Hotel and Sporting Park is set in some of the most picturesque countryside that England has to offer. Magnificent views of the surrounding landscape and stunning architecture, together with excellent facilities and leisure opportunities await the visitor to Stapleford Park. A Golf Course and Spa are among the facilities on offer. Those interested in church architecture will want to visit St Mary the Virgin in Stapleford, a fine example of Georgian Gothic, now in the hands of the Church Conservation Trust. Stapleford is close to Saxby and not far from the town of Melton Mowbray. It is also convenient for visiting Rutland Water, with its wildlife and leisure opportunities.

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Stapleford Park (0.51 miles)

Stapleford Park
Set in 500 acres of parkland, Stapleford is the ultimate retreat, with the style and service of a bygone Edwardian era. Stapleford boasts 55 unique, individually designed bedroom suites, refelecting the style of their creators ... More | visit website
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Grange Country House (2.53 miles)

Grange Country House

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A lovely country house in the heart of the Midlands on the edge of Melton Mowbray known as 'The Queen of the Shires'. Famed for its Stilton cheese and pork pies. ... More

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Harboro Hotel (3.77 miles)

Harboro Hotel

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A fixture in historic Melton Mowbray for over 200 years, the Harboro Hotel is now in private ownership and offers comfortable accommodation in 26 well-equipped en suite rooms. All of the hotel’s ... More

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Quorn Lodge Hotel (4.14 miles)

Quorn Lodge Hotel

A warm welcome awaits you when you visit this old hunting lodge. We have good business facilities for guests. The hotel is situated on the edge of a bustling market town renowned for its Pork ... More | visit website

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Noel Arms (4.30 miles)

Noel Arms

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Come to the Noel Arms for great traditional pub food; fresh produce locally sourced by chef Dave Cox, and served at reasonable prices; especially good deals at early doors. Booking ... More

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Dairy Farm (4.59 miles)

Dairy Farm

Dairy Farm Bed & Breakfast is located in the pretty village of Great Dalby, East Leicestershire. Great Dalby is just 3 miles from Melton Mowbray. Rutland Water is 8 miles away. Leicester and Nottingham are ... More | visit website

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Sysonby Knoll Hotel (4.61 miles)

Sysonby Knoll Hotel

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WINNER - "Best Value Accommodation", Heart of England 2002. WINNER - "Best Visitor Accommodation", Leicestershire 2003 Sysonby Knoll is the largest and longest established family owned and run hotel in ... More

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Kimbles Cottage (4.92 miles)

Kimbles Cottage

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Perfect for family get togethers whatever the season, this wonderful and spacious property boasts lovely countryside views and a large and delightful garden just 5 minutes' drive ... More

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The Crown (5.03 miles)

The Crown

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Located in the lovely stone village of Sproxton on the Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland boarders. The Crown Inn and Restaurant has been recently refurbished by local owner Barry Spencer and now ... More

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Scalford Hall (5.29 miles)

Scalford Hall

At the heart of Leicestershire’s picturesque countryside, Scalford Hall Hotel, offers 88 en-suite bedrooms, restaurant, lounge and leisure facilities, is set amongst twelve acres of carefully landscaped gardens. This coupled with the fact that ... More | visit website

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