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There are lots of things to do in the Vale of Belvoir, Grantham, Melton Mowbray, Newark and Nottingham.

To help plan your B & B stay…..

Situated in the Vale of Belvoir which borders Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire we provide award winning Bed and Breakfast accommodation within easy reach of numerous annual local and national events. In order to you to assist you plan your visit we have included events within easy reach.

The traditional Melton Mowbray Cattle Market held every Tuesday is one we would highly recommend being the third oldest market recorded in the 1-85 Doomsday Book. If antiques are your passion, don’t miss one of the Bi monthly Antique shows held at the Newark Showground. It is believed the event is the largest antique fair in Europe.

January

LAMMA Show, Peterborough

February

Newark International Antique and Collectors Fair, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

March

Shire Horse Show, ( Now moved to Stafford Showground)

British Pie Awards, St Marys Church, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

April

Newark International Antique and Collectors Fair, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Belton International Horse Trials, Belton House, Grantham

Spring Rare Breeds Show, – Poultry and Waterfowl – Cattle Market,  Melton Mowbray.

Melton International CiCLE Classic – 195km Professional cycle road race finishing in Melton Mowbray town centre

May

Artisan Cheese Fair, Melton Mowbray Market, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Tough Mudder at Belvoir Castle,  the Vale Foodie Event, Belvoir Castle, Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire

Carriage Driving at Belvoir Castle

Melton Mowbray Show and Festival, Play Close, Melton Mowbray.

June

Patchings Art Festival, Patchings Art Centre, Calverton, Nottinghamshire

Newark International Antique and Collectors Fair, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Paint The Town Red, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 

Women’s and Junior CiCLE Classics – 110km course finishing in Melton Mowbray

North of England Horse Show, Arena UK, Grantham

Retro Festival, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Newark on Trent Scooter Rally, Newark Showground. Nottingham

Runway Monday Antique Fair, Newark Showground, Nottingham

July

Rempstone Steam Rally, Wymeswold

Belvoir Flower and Garden Festival

Belvoir Castle Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, Vale of Belvoir

Nile Rodgers & Chic, Belvoir Castle

Sir Tom Jones Live Show, Belvoir Castle

Pie Fest, Melton Mowbray Cattle Market, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Chilli Fest – Melton Mowbray Chilli Fiesta! Play Close, Melton Mowbray,

UK Tech Fest, Newark Showground, Newark, Notts

FSA Weekender, Newark Showground, Newark, Notts

August

The Robin Hood Festival, Sherwood Forest, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Melton By The Sea – All the fun of the seaside in Melton Mowbray

Newark International Antique and Collectors Fair, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

British Birdwatching Fair,  Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Egleton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8BT.

Lincolnsire Steam and Vintage Rally, Lincoln Showground

Original Truckfest, Newark.

Firework Championships, Belvoir Castle

Home Education Families Festival, Newark Showground, Newark

September

Burghley Horse Trials, Burghley House, Stamford

Flintham Ploughing Match

Melton Mowbray Traditional Rare Breeds Show – Poultry and Livestock, Melton Mowbray Market, Melton Mowbray.

NSA Eastern Region Ram Sale, Melton Cattle Market, Scalford Road, Melton

Melton Annual Beer Festival, Melton Cattle Market, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray

Equinox 24 Running Race, Belvoir Castle, Vale of Belvoir

October

Melton Mowbray Food and Drink Festival, Melton Mowbray Market, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Newark International Antique and Collectors Fair, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Robin Hood Game and Country Show, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Sincerely Yours Paper Craft Show, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

November

Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Midlands Machinery Show, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Choc Fest, Melton Market, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

December

Newark International Antique and Collectors Fair, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottingham

Lincoln Christmas Market

Melton & Belvoir Christmas Fat Stock Show & Sale, Cattle Market, Melton Mowbray

Victorian Christmas Fayre, Melton Mowbray Town Centre

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