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Activities to do on Handover Day


At Porsche we want to make your handover as special and memorable as possible. In this article we’ll provide you with activity ideas for when you leave Porsche Centre Leicester in your new Porsche, whether that is visiting one of Leicestershire’s finest restaurants or driving across its beautiful countryside. Here is a list of our ideas:

Restaurants and pubs:

  • Visit Hambleton Hall, one of the UK’s finest country house hotels. Situated on the peninsula above Rutland Water, it offers exceptional wining and dining with impeccable service. You can tour the grounds on foot, and even collect bread from Hambleton’s nearby bakery. Find out more at: https://www.hambletonhall.com/


  • Visit John’s House, the only Michelin Star restaurant in Leicestershire. Located a short drive away in Mountsorrel, it offers exquisite ‘home grown’ food using produce grown on the family farm and sourced from the local area. To find out more or book a table, visit their website: https://johnshouse.co.uk/


  • Go to the Curzon Arms in Woodhouse Eaves. With bags of tradition and charm, the Curzon Arms is a good old fashioned pub with a contemporary feel. It has a restaurant, wood burning stoves, a traditional bar area, wooden floors, a large terrace and a beer garden. The perfect place for a quick drink or a traditional English pub meal! Find out more at: https://thecurzonarms.com/



  • Visit Stapleford Park, situated outside Melton Mowbray, it is a 4 red star luxury country house with a spa, luxury accommodation, country sports and 2AA rosette restaurants. Not only does it offer top of the range luxury services and a perfect spot for afternoon tea, it provides the perfect back drop for a brilliant picture of your new Porsche. Visit their website to find out more: https://www.staplefordpark.com/


  • Go to Ragdale Hall Spa, also located outside Melton Mowbray. It is a multi-award-winning, privately owned spa that combines state-of-the-art facilities with the charm of traditional Victorian architecture to create one of the most luxurious and relaxing dedicated spas in the country. Find out more on their website at: https://www.ragdalehall.co.uk/



  • Visit the Brentingby Distillery, enjoy the perfect day out in the English countryside. Located outside Melton Mowbray, Brentingby offers a fantastic experience day, with half a day of clay pigeon shooting in the morning, followed by a fully guided tour of the Brentingby Distillery. Learn how gin is made and try your hand at making your own! Visit https://brentingbygin.co.uk/distillery-tours for more information.


  • Visit Nevill Holt Opera, located near Market Harborough, it is an award winning opera house that runs an annual summer opera festival alongside extensive year-round education and community programmes. They’re a small team with a passion for the power of music and the arts to change lives. To find out more visit their website at: https://www.nevillholtopera.co.uk/


Historic Buildings

  • Visit a historic gem in the heart of England, Belvoir Castle. Located in Grantham, the unique retail village, restored from old estate buildings is now a centre of excellence for local food, drink and artisan shopping. You could explore the castle, enjoy the beautiful gardens or simply have afternoon tea! For more information, visit their website at: https://www.belvoircastle.com/


  • Visit the beautiful Whatton House, an English country garden in the heart of Leicestershire. With over 15 acres of mixed woodland and garden areas, the peaceful trails make up the perfect settings for a stroll. The House itself was built in 1802, and provides the perfect back drop for a picture of your new Porsche. To find out more visit their website on: https://whattonhouse.co.uk/


For more information on Handover Day activities, please contact Porsche Centre Leicester on 0116 490 9364 , or email callum.whiteside@porscheleicester.co.uk .