What to See & Do

The campsite is situated on Mowsley Road midway between the villages of Saddington and Mowsley.  Mowsley about 1/2 mile away offers a restaurant/pub and a riding stable.  Saddington about 1/2 mile away offers a pub/restaurant at the Queens Head.  Approximately 3 miles away in the village of Fleckney there is a chemist, a post office, an award winning fish and chip shop and a

Co-Op (cash machine inside), there is also a fabulous curry house who deliver to the site.   

Foxton Locks Inn

FOXTON LOCKS is about 3 miles away  and is well worth a visit. A unique canal landmark which has been an important boating centre for 200 years.  It has an ascending staircase of 10 locks for narrow boats to pass through. 

National Space Centre

The  National Space Centre is within striking distance.  It welcomes around 1/4 million visitors a year.  It was the idea of the University of Leicester and won a joint bid to the Millennium Commission as a Landmark Millenium Project  for the East Midlands.


Bruntingthorpe is approximately 4 miles away from the campsite and has a significant aviation heritage having been initially constructed in 1942 for use by the heavy bombers of World War II.

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Tropical Birdland

Nestled on the northern outskirts of Desford village in Leicestershire, Tropical Birdland is a 6.5-acre sanctuary for Parrots and exotic birds. Housing over 250 feathery residents, every square inch has been devoted to giving a home to some of the most alluring and captivating species from around the world.

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Market Harborough

Market Harborough is a delightful shopping destination, there's so much to discover from a wide range of independent; market stalls, shops, cafés and restaurants. 

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens is an elegant Palladian style country house with a prevailing history of the 20th century.
 Built in the 1730s, Kelmarsh hall was the beloved home to three families across two hundred and fifty years.
Surrounding the hall are historic gardens, restored to evoke their early 20th century designs,
with a unique walled garden at the heart.