LOCAL shopping


Leicester City Centre - The Highcross - 15 Miles - LE1 4QJ

Highcross offers an awe-inspiring mix of fashionable stores, stylish restaurants and true city centre living that has reinvented Leicester and changed the perception of the city.
Since opening in September 2008, Highcross has become Leicester's biggest and most successful re-development, home to an unrivalled selection of inspiring retailers, 13 delicious cafes and restaurants and a 12 screen Cinema de Lux.


Nottingham City Centre - The Victoria Centre - 23 Miles - NG1 3LP

Nottingham loves to shop! Having consistently been ranked as one of the UK's leading retail centres, the city has earned an enviable reputation for excellent shopping facilities. Nottingham is highly regarded in the world of fashion design: after all, this is the dress-to-impress city where local lad Paul Smith opened his first shop. The original store remains in Byard Lane and is now surrounded by other famous designer stores such as Vivienne Westwood, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, and Ted Baker!


Fosse Retail Park Leicester - 21 Miles - LE19 1HY

Fosse Park is one of Britain's biggest out-of-town shopping parks with over 30 retails stores. It has two areas, the original site consisting of mainly fashion retailers and a food court , and a newer development with electrical and furniture retailers.


Make use of our local train station to visit the big cities!


Birmingham Bull Ring - Approx 1hr by train

Birmingham city centre shopping, straight off the train into the centre. All of the big high street names under one roof, including: Selfridges, Apple, All Saints & Tommy Hilfiger plus much more...


London - Approx 1.5hrs by train

Visiting us from north of the midlands, why not use the lodge as a base and spend the day in our countries capital?