35 minutes from Leicester City Centre
40 minutes Sherwood Forest
20 minutes from Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
20 minutes from Melton Mowbray, home of the pork pie!
15 minutes from Long Clawson Dairy
20 minutes from Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre
Our address: Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, LE14 3QG
By car, motorcycle or bicycle
From the North, South or West, at the A46/A606 junction travel towards Melton Mowbray along the A606 Melton Road, pass Hickling Pastures village sign then Hanwell Wine Estate is approximately 500 metres on the right, at the crest of the hill, directly opposite Peapod nursery.
From the East, from Melton Mowbray travel along the A606 towards Nottingham, enter Hickling Pastures, we are on the left after the second 40 mph sign, at the crest of the hill.
Five Counties Route 19 Alight Hickling Pastures, walk to the crest of the hill, we’re on the South side of the road.
Train stations in Nottingham (22 mins), Loughborough (20 mins) or Melton Mowbray (20 mins). Taxis are readily available outside Nottingham Station. Journey times are estimates based on quiet travel times, journeys could be significantly extended in rush hour.
Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 30 minutes by taxi in good traffic. Taxis are readily available outside the airport.
From https://footpathmaps.com/# Search postcode LE14 and zoom to level 8, uses a 1:25000 scale OS Explorer Map, example here: 20180823 Local Footpaths map
By taxi or minibus
We recommend booking collection in advance to avoid long delays and secure a reasonable price. Below are some local firms, this information is provided for reference and not a recommendation.
- Cotgrave Cars phone 0115 989 0202
- DG Cars phone 0115 9500 500 or they have an app.