Local Attractions


When you stay at High Meadow you’re in for a treat. This wonderful Leicestershire location really has something for everyone. Here’s a few of the things that we recommend, but if you’d like to know more, then Contact us for more information.

Pubs & Restaurants

Here’s a selection of our recommended places to eat, drink and relax.

  • The Blacksmiths Arms, Barrow upon Soar – www.blacksmiths1753.co.uk
  • The Boat House Barrow, Barrow upon Soar – www.theboathousebarrow.pub
  • The Three Crowns Inn, Barrow upon Soar – www.threecrownsbarrow.co.uk
  • The Hunting Lodge, Barrow upon Soar – thehuntinglodgebarrowonsoar.co.uk

Other Attractions

There is plenty to do in and around Barrow Upon Soar. We have gathered some of our favourites to get you started…

Great Central Railway

If you are a railway enthusiast then the Great Central Railway is a must. It’s the only place in the world where you can see two steam engines pass each other.

Bradgate Park

With 830 acres of parkland to explore you won’t run out of things to do. It is common to see red deer and fallow deer roaming the parkland, which is always an amazing sight.

Climb up to Old John (Prospect Tower) and you’re guaranteed excellent views across the county.

A long path also runs from one end of the park to the other on the lower part, which makes it ideal for a leisurely stroll for Pushchairs and wheelchairs.

Also in Leicester…

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Fancy an afternoon of history and learning about the local heritage? Then you should head to the King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester. Learn all about the fascinating search for the medieval king.

National Space Centre

Ever wondered how astronauts get into space, how they survive for so long and what missions they complete? Then you need to head to the National Space Centre for a day of exploring.