A walk along the canal towpath leads you to the fabulous Foxton Locks, where you can visit the BoilerHouse which takes you back in time, or take a leisurely boat trip on the canal. There are many good walks from the door, as well as cycle routes. Market Harborough is 2 miles away and is known as one of the 'Jewels of the East Midlands' with the Dionysius Parish Church with its towering steeple and an array of shops and eateries. The town of Oadby is 10 miles where you can take a stroll around the fascinating University of Leicester Botanical Gardens or visit the Brocks Hill Country Park. Shop, pub and restaurant 1/2 mile.