Basic Supplies & Fuel: The nearest place for fuel and basics, including papers etc, is M&S Food at the BP Garage, Melton Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7TH. It is approx. 3 miles by road and open 24 hours.
Langton Greenhouse & Garden Centre – www.langtongreenhouse.co.uk
Approx. 3 miles by road, next to the BP Garage. Garden centre and Farm shop selling organic foods and licenced café. You will also find Butchers on site for fresh meat. There is also a dog grooming parlour, Gurrs to Purrs (01858 545656) and a vets, Rutland Veterinary Centre (01858 545821) should you need. See website for details & opening times.
Ashley Farm Shop – www.ashleyherbfarm.co.uk
Approx. 3.5 miles by road. Award winning family-run farm shop. See website for details & directions.
Langton Brewery – www.langtonbrewery.co.uk
Approx. 3 miles by road at Grange Farm, Thorpe Langton, LE16 7TU. Popular local brewery where you can by bottles, pins and kegs direct from the brewer. Call 01858 540116 or see the website for more details and directions.
Market Harborough – Approx. 4 miles by road. Pretty market town with a selection of both independent and chain outlets and all kinds of restaurants, pubs andcafes.
Oakham – Approx. 17 miles by road. Pretty market town close to Rutland Water. Good selection of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes.
Uppingham– Approx. 12 miles by road. Pretty market town close to Rutland Water. Good selection of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes.