One of Leicestershire's best kept B&B secrets
Homestead House B&B lies on the edge of the village of Medbourne, only a short drive from Market Harborough, Corby and Kettering. With over 25 years experience,
Mrs. June Wainwright offers a
genuinely warm welcome to your comfy refuge in the glorious Leicestershire countryside.
Whether you are working or touring, you will not find a friendlier place to stay with quiet, peaceful views over unspoilt farmland in the
beautiful Welland Valley.
It's no wonder that visitors return time after time. Medbourne is an unspoilt traditional English village. The manor house, the village pub beside the trickling brook, the church, the village green, all within a two minutes walk of Homestead House.
The house is fully central heated and in the colder months, you can relax in the lounge on the
comfy leather suite in front of a log fire and digital HD TV and DVD player, but all rooms also have their own TV if you prefer privacy.
Our cosy bedrooms all offer the following features:-
and coffee making facilities,
and shoe-cleaning kit,
Free Broadband WiFi
You are free to come and go whenever you please and there are no restrictions
on access to your room, except for daily cleaning. There is ample, private,
off-road parking for all guests in the guests' car park beside the house and
bicycles and other equipment can be securely stored under cover in the garage.
Medbourne is less than 10 minutes drive from Market
Harborough, with regular main-line connections to London St. Pancras and
Leicester and the North.
Other major towns nearby include Uppingham (10 miles) and Leicester (15 miles).
The village is an excellent location for the business traveller, family holidaymaker, tourist,
as a base for hikers, walkers and cyclists.
The house is open all year round and offers all the comforts of home
with ample parking, central heating and double-glazing throughout.
We offer a comprehensive breakfast menu which always includes a vegetarian
option click here for example menu.
Where to eat
We do not currently offer evening meals, but we are pleased to recommend
Medbourne's friendly village pub, which is just round the corner from
Homestead House. The ever popular Nevill Arms is CAMRA listed and offers a
good range of restaurant and bar meals which can be eaten either in the bar, or outside at the wooden tables beside the
Local places of interest
Within 10 miles...
Foxton Locks and canal museum,
Rutland Water (sailing,
cycling, fishing and
Eyebrook reservoir (trout fishing),
Snibston Discovery Park,
And a little further afield...
National Space Centre,
Curve Theatre, Leicester,
Taylor's Bellfoundry, Loughborough.
Connections to London
The regular Midland Mainline train service leaves Market Harborough every 30
minutes or so and takes about an hour to reach London St. Pancras, making it very
easy to enjoy a leisurely days sightseeing or shopping in London with maybe
dinner and a west-end show thrown in for a special treat or occasion !
same service calls at Luton Airport.
Medbourne is a picturesque village dating back to Roman times, though it was probably
given its current name in Saxon times as the Anglo-Saxon word 'Meadbourne' meant
'Meadow Stream'. The population was 22 at the time of the Domesday
Book, rising to a maximum of 580 in 1861. The current population is
There are two documented walks in the village - for more
click here. The village website can be found here.
Nearby Market Harborough offers many High Street shops and other retail
facilities including a bank (with a cash machine) and Petrol stations.
There is also a dispensing chemist, doctor, dentist and
Bottle-Kicking is a unique kind of pagan Rugby match that takes place
Monday between the neighbouring villages of Medbourne and Hallaton.
here for more information
on Bottle Kicking.
very proud to have been listed in the Michelin Guide to Great Britain and Ireland since 2010. We are also registered with Market Harborough Council and the English
Tourism Council who have awarded us the prestigious 'Four Star'
recognition of our continually high standards.
In addition, we have been awarded the English Tourism Council 'Silver Award' which is
reserved for those establishments which not only achieve the overall quality required for
their rating, but also reach the highest levels of quality in those specific
areas which guests identify as being really important for them.
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What is an Access
An Access Statement
is a written, clear and accurate description of our current facilities
and the services we offer, to enable a potential visitor to make an
informed decision as to whether our guest house meets their particular
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