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A unique experience

This market is amazing. The sheep and cattle market particularly is a really interesting... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019

I feel it’s the best value for money plus you get coffe and toast. This is served on Tuesday... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2019
Cherry K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY, England
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

This market is amazing. The sheep and cattle market particularly is a really interesting experience, and being able to watch the auctions of is exciting. Also chickens, other birds, etc. A great atmosphere, friendly traders, cafes, something for everyone. I bought some nice china pieces...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DaleCheshire
Reviewed January 31, 2019

I feel it’s the best value for money plus you get coffe and toast. This is served on Tuesday. Also I’ve tried the lunch which was delicious Cottage Pie well recommend and the staff all very smiley.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cherry K
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

How many markets so you want? On a Tuesday there's the original animal markets, several for different types of animal and birds. An extensive farmers market, a collectables market and general market stalls too. There's an auction of various items. I've not mentioned everything. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Great outdoor market. Something for everyone. Also livestock and antique collectibles as well as general market every Tuesday. Nice market town. Great day out.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jenniferknight412
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The cattle market with all the animals was interesting. The stalls around were varied from very good fresh vegetables and plants, to a farmer's market and foods to a flea market. Do not miss the street market in the town.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Pam D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The grand children loved the animals. We even watched the auction of the beasts which was interesting. Stalls where a bit hit and miss, but overall the kids had a nice time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carole k
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Some traditional market stalls and some none conventional but still nice to see a good old market in an old style high street

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kev W
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a day trip with a local club. Very impressed with market and the variety of things available. Great to see the local livestock market also. Plenty of places to eat and generally a great day out Would highly recommend

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JuliaTynan70
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Very impressed,especially the garden stalls, all plants looked fresh and healthy, this was my first time visiting the market, very well laid out and obviously well liked by the amount of people there.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anna W
Reviewed June 26, 2018

this is a great place to visit and just wander around so many stalls bits and bobs food flowers etc plenty to eat my sister comes up from Devon and she loves Tuesday market day she brings a list always goes home with plenty of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank lynn p
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sorry I dont know. I only go as a buyer.