Market Harborough is located in Leicestershire and is a typical market down. The town can be easily reached as it is served by the East Midlands Trains. The local parish church dates back to the 14th century. Next to the church is an old school dating back to the 17th century that has since been converted in a covered market. There are actually two small villages within the Market Harborough area; Great Bowden and Little Bowden. Visitors will find there are multiple shops to enjoy in the area, particularly on High Street. There are also several eateries and ample accommodations.
Market Harborough is an English market town that is located within the county of Leicestershire. The town of Market Harborough has a population of about twenty thousand seven hundred and eighty five. The town of Market Harborough is the home to the administrative headquarters for the district council of Harborough.
Despite the town being in the county of Leicestershire villages that create a hinterland that is also a natural beauty surround the town and half of these are in Northamptonshire and half in Leicestershire.
The town of Market Harborough was once at the cross roads for both the rail and the road. The A6 now actually bypasses the town on the eastern side and the A14 now bypasses the town on the southern side. East Midland trains that offer direct services to the areas of Nottingham, St Pancreas International and Derby serve the town. The town once also had regular train services to Peterborough and Rugby however these stopped in 1966.
The steeple that is part of St Dionysius Parish Church mainly dominates the heart of the town of Market Harborough and this rises directly from the street due to the church not having any churchyard.
The St Dionysius Parish Church is constructed out of grey stone that dates back to 1300 however the church only actually dates back to 1470. The Old Grammar School stands next to the church within a small timber building that dates back to 1614. The square within the town is almost all pedestrianised and there is a selection of building that is located within the square.