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Mountsorrel and Rothley Community Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A great place to visit

We went for an afternoon tea last Tuesday. Had plenty of time to walk the trails and look into the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
Such a lovely place, off the beaten track

Been here several times now, and is such a lovely addition to the area. Nice food, drinks, lovely... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nature trail”(15 reviews)
“local history”(6 reviews)
“cakes”(10 reviews)
The Heritage Centre is a modern building constructed, in part, from three historic buildings. Within the building we have two Heritage Rooms with displays providing an insight into the history of the villages of Mountsorrel and Rothley. Granite's...more
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240 Swithland Lane | North of the junction with Halstead Road, Mountsorrel LE7 7UE, England
+44 116 237 4591
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All reviews nature trail local history cakes rail line display boards great nature woodland walk den building area picnic area children's play area any age garden railway interesting things coffee and cake staff were helpful the great central railway lovely afternoon
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We went for an afternoon tea last Tuesday. Had plenty of time to walk the trails and look into the heritage museums . The tea was definitely 10 out of 10. Super sandwiches, cream and jam scones and great cakes. Service was brilliant and you...More

Thank j0hnr0
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Been here several times now, and is such a lovely addition to the area. Nice food, drinks, lovely outdoor seating area, and very educational.

Thank JohanLoughborough
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A friend recently told me about this place and so I thought I’d go and visit. What a find! Can’t believe I’ve never heard of it. Two lovely walks... lots of mini beasts etc to find. Den building area for children and fantastic views. Lots...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time today as my son is doing voluntary work here and what can I say except WOW, why have I not visited before. Beautiful place, extremely well managed and organised. Had a bite to eat in the cafe,the food was delicious...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

From babies to older people this place is for all ages although there are some steep slopes that aren't accessible for all there is still plenty to take in. There are 2 woodland walks to go on one has quite a steep incline and a...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place we had a walk with the family. They is a nature trail all the way around in which you can around. From the stunning views of the coyntyside to the views of of the quarry. They is a train line in...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Went as a party of four to have lunch which was good value, and nicely presented. Not huge portions, but certainly sufficient for older patrons who maybe eat a bit less. very good museum attached to the centre about the pre history and history of...More

Thank jimboDerby
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The staff here always friendly and work hard and so busy , food is always nice and the cakes and ice cream are gorgeous.

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The centre is still developing, but there's lots to do and see - the woodland walk is fun and just right for little ones, the den-making area is brilliant, and the play area is always popular. The cafe is great - there are always gluten...More

Thank Glutenfreegourmet
Reviewed 28 May 2018

New building, lovely and clean, excellent food but more besides, railway, railway museum, walks, picnic area, lots of things to do for a family day out. Suitable for any age groups.

Thank jamkea
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