Explore Ashby and Coalville
Regular farmers' markets take place in each market town and farm shops also offer fresh local produce including fruit and vegetables, local meats, eggs and home made cakes. Pick your own farms also offer seasonal produce but include the fun of choosing and picking the produce yourself.
Browse the Art and Craft Centres in the District or come along and visit the factory shops:
Gillivers has been offering a huge range of footwear, outdoor clothing and leisure accessories to its customers for over 50 years, constantly striving to deliver the best available ranges at the best possible prices. They cater for the whole family, be it safety boots for work, winter boots for her or shoes for school, camping equipment and much much more, whatever the weather or season, you will always find a bargain and a friendly service at the store in Moira.
Low Woods Furnishings have a lovely range of top quality furnishing fabrics at amazing prices, in a comfortable setting located in a secluded countryside location at Belton.
Trafford Knitwear is an established factory outlet and wholesale company, specialising in ex-chain store ladies clothing for both the retail and wholesale market. Open to the public inside the Market Hall at Ashby-De-La-Zouch. Updated with new stock at regular intervals, and includes a full range of styles and sizes.
Ultimate Collection Outlet in Coalville is high fashion footwear based on own label ladies' footwear and matching bags. The styles are elegant, feminine, glamorous and very sophisicated; they perform from daywear to evening wear.
Armstrong Mill in nearby Shepshed has ladies and gents clothing, furniture, homewear, kitchenwear, dining, shoes, make-up.... and of course a relaxing cafe to take a break.
North West Leicestershire has 3 craft villages/centres.
Moira Furnace Craft Village and Country Park at Moira is located in a rural position with art and craft studios set within a pleasant courtyard with tearoom, children's play area, and canalside walks at the historic Moira Furnace.
The Ferrers Centre for Arts and Crafts at Staunton Harold, where traditional skills mix harmoniously alongside more contemporary studios.
Breedon Priory with shops, antiques, cafe and golf. Offering a unique collection of interesting, independent shops run by people who are passionate about their products.