New guide for visitors to Loughborough and Charnwood

A new, complimentary Loughborough and Charnwood visitor guide has been launched to help visitors to plan their trip to Loughborough and Charnwood.

The new, free guides include:
• Handy maps of Charnwood and Loughborough town centre
• Top Ten tips for family fun
• Top Ten insider tips
• Annual events round-up
• Travel information and accommodation details
• Venue listings for the ‘Great Outdoors’, ‘History and Heritage’, ‘Places to East and Drink’, ‘Arts and Culture’, ‘Shopping in Loughborough and Beyond’ and ‘Sports and Leisure’

The new guide has been produced by Leicestershire Promotions in partnership with Charnwood Borough Council and will be available from local attractions, cafes, libraries, Tourist Information Centres and shopping centres. To download a copy of the guide online, visit or via the social media pages at Facebook or Twitter.

Cllr. Eric Vardy, Lead Member for Planning and Inward Investment & Tourism Strategy at Charnwood Borough Council said: “There’s so much for visitors to do in Loughborough and Charnwood, and this new guide showcases many of the fantastic venues, attractions and events that we have to offer. We would encourage visitors from further afield and residents to pick up a copy of the guide to help them to plan their visit to the borough and make the most of their time here.”

Nicky Morgan, MP for Loughborough commented: “Loughborough and our surrounding villages are great places to live and to visit. We have so much history, culture and beautiful scenery that even those of us who have lived here for many years can always find something new and exciting to do.

"We have a great mix of shopping, not just national chains but also many unique independent retailers. Who wouldn't want to visit our fabulous town? I'm sure this new guide will be a fantastic resource for both local residents and those who want to visit us and see what Loughborough has to offer."

Martin Peters, Chief Executive of Leicestershire Promotions added: “Loughborough and Charnwood have some real highlights for visitors, from Charnwood Forest, Bradgate Park and Stoneywell Cottage, to Loughborough Town Hall, Great Central Railway, Edible Forest Festival and the Loogabarooga Festival. This useful guide will provide visitors and residents alike with great ideas on where to visit on Loughborough and the surrounding Charnwood area.”