Living in Market Harborough

If you are looking for somewhere to visit with something for all ages and interests, then look no further than Market Harborough. With beautiful new homes in Market Harborough, there is plenty of potential for those looking for somewhere to live.

A real place with the wow factor in Market Harborough is Rockingham Castle. The castle itself is over 1000 years old, with exquisite views of the Welland Valley and many original features. It's a wonderful day out. The Castle has many guided tours, plaque information throughout, delicious tea rooms, and castle gardens to wander around. Many events and weddings are held within their grounds throughout the year too.

For those adventurous types Avalanche Adventure is a great choice for a day out! They have quad biking, archery, digger driving, axe throwing, and for the more daring - blindfolded driving! The centre hosts many other activities for a variety of ages so there will also be something thrilling to do when you look for new homes in Market Harborough!

For budding historians or those interested in local history, another pretty spectacular highlight of the area is The Harborough Museum. Back in 2000, a group from the Hallaton Fieldwork Group discovered ‘treasure’ in a local field. This turned out to be over 5000 Iron Age coins, a cavalry helmet, and other items within the field. Archaeologists named the coins as treasure and have been a highlight of the museum where you can see these pieces of treasure. 

The famous Market Harborough is an iconic place to spend your time leisurely enjoying the surroundings. This area was named ‘The Best Place to Live in 2022’ in Leicester and Rutland; there really is no surprise with everything it has to offer.

Market Harborough has a variety of small independent businesses ranging from fine artisan chocolatiers to traditional cobblers to friendly barbers and hairdressers. Shopping locally and on our high street will help to keep our high streets alive. Many local businesses use local produce from farmers such as their butter, milk, and meat keeping the local town thriving.

There are also historical attractions such as the Harborough museum and the Harborough Theatre. The theatre hosts different shows throughout the year from fantastic Opera shows through to music events, the theatre caters to a variety of tastes whilst nestled in the heart of the town centre.

There are many major train lines allowing you to be in Sheffield in 90 minutes or London St Pancras or Birmingham in around an hour.

This is a very friendly and welcoming area which is no surprise that searches for homes in Market Harborough are becoming more popular. With local developments just a stone's throw away such as Tens Lock Village Market Harborough you should consider looking at Market Harborough for new homes for sale. 

Tens Lock Village is located close to Farndon Fields Primary School, the school strives to ‘Nurture Talent, develop learning and inspire success.' They have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The school has also recently had a new library developed and several new classrooms, the school is constantly improving the environment for future students.

If you're looking to live in Market Harborough and have older children, then Welland Park Academy is a great choice! The academy is oversubscribed and rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Their motto is ‘Learning for Life’ and they are also certified Dyslexia friendly. The Academy has classes including textiles, cookery, product design, and ICT - all key subjects to support later in life.