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Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation

Ulverscroft Grange Whitwick Road, Markfield, Leicester LE67 9QB, England
+44 1530 244914
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Ride on the buggy

We had a lovely ride on one of the buggies when we visited the Grange Tea Rooms this week... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carole J
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Model Railway

After visiting tea rooms close by, I was shown the model railway on site - not in operation that... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
evarose753
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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The Grange Tea Rooms is a real community hub where groups, individuals, carers, couples and families can meet and enjoy company in beautiful, friendly surroundings. The house, conservatory and wonderful views provide a haven in which to relax and improve your sense of mental wellbeing. Manned by our friendly team of dedicated staff and volunteers, this haven of peace and tranquility welcomes all to drop in.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ulverscroft Grange Whitwick Road, Markfield, Leicester LE67 9QB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely ride on one of the buggies when we visited the Grange Tea Rooms this week. However, I feel I must point out the awful state of the pond - it is covered in algae - such a shame to see this...More

Thank Carole J
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

After visiting tea rooms close by, I was shown the model railway on site - not in operation that day. I arranged a group visit for a later date. We were made most welcome and had a lovely evening visit. This is not your usual...More

Thank evarose753
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The setting is stunning and tranquil. There is a charity book/household shop for little treasures. The food in the the cafe is delicious and freshly prepared with very reasonable prices. The foundation actively supports SEND and gives worthwhile work experiences. An absolute gem with a...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

It does get busy in good weather . Great bookshop at very cheap prices. Excellent tea room. Some walk routes. Free parking.

Thank j0hnr0
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Found this place in the summer and have been back several times. Fantastic views from the terrace and great food. Very friendly. Walking trail to see the views, starting in the car park. Charity shops with great bargains. Ideal for breakfast or a light lunch...More

Thank evarose753
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

It's a real hidden gem of a place to visit,it's open Wednesday and Friday and Tuesday evening best to ring and find out.the restaurant,shop and charity shop open 10_4pm,all ages will enjoy and have a lovely time.

Thank christine w
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shuttlewood2015, Public Relations Manager at Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your comments! It's great to hear that you enjoyed seeing the railway! We look forward to welcoming you again very soon! Thank you for your support!

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Went for lunch here and sat outside. The most fabulous views, Soup, sandwiches or salads served at very reasonable prices. Breakfasts served for earlier visiters. We found the staff very pleasant and cheerful. Visited the 2 charity shops after lunch, Came away with some books...More

1  Thank GailLois
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Only discovered this amazing location last year! Charity shops, walks through a beautiful setting and an excellent tea room manned by hardworking and friendly staff and volunteers. Good quality food cooked to order, well worth the wait when the tea room is busy. As for...More

1  Thank LeicsSue
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is a glorious setting in Charnwood Forest, however, it is marred by the 'volunteers' who try to run the cafe & charity shop. My overall experience of my third visit was worse than my first & second. My food took over half an hour...More

7  Thank gourmetgannet
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

I go to the dancersize class once a week, besides the exercise we have great fun, lots of laughter, an overall feel good factor. This is due to the excellent, funny instructor. Afterwards we usually go to the cafe and have a coffee. The cafe...More

Thank roz477
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