Despite the seclusion of The Treehouse, it’s remarkably accessible by car and near to a whole host of entertaining days out.

Whether a spot of shopping, a leisurely lunch, a country walk, a relaxing weekend break or a day out at a theme park tickles your fancy, we’ve got suggestions for it all


Farndon Fields

A farm & gift shop, butchers, deli, plant centre and a lovely cafe

Wistow Rural Centre

A range of shops from pet accessories, furnishings, gifts, handbags, scarfs and childrens clothes to name but a few, Also an art gallery, model village, farm shop, garden centre and cafe/bistro.

Market Harborough

  • Market Harborough

A lovely market town just 4 miles from The Woodlands offers both independent retailers and a handful of chain stores.

Lavender Blue

  • Market Harborough

Eating and drinking out


A stylish and relaxed dining experience, serving delicious contemporary dishes.

Gallone’s Ice Cream Parlour

The Red Lion

A great local village pub, just 30 minutes walk from The Woodlands, with fantastic food and a reputable wine list


Cosy Italian restaurant, renowned locally for its great quality, reasonable prices and generous portions.

Milo’s Café

Great homecooked food and awesome coffee. Perfect for a spot of lunch or a cake stop when hitting the shops

Joules yard & Eating House

Live music, fab food and a great ambiance. There’s always something going on at Joule’s Yard. Check website for events and opening times.

Zizzi Restaurant

Italian chain restaurant – relaxed and informal. Great for families.

Pizza Express

Italian chain restaurant – relaxed and informal. Great for families.

Wildwood Restaurant

Pasta, pizza and grill menu. Perfect family option

Mercado Lounge

Gastro Pub menu, with vegan options. Family-friendly.

Local Attractions

Wicksteed Park

Park and low key theme park, includes a new area #Rush, a zipline, leap of faith and climbing wall.

Foxton Locks

A lovely walk along the largest flight of staircase locks on the English canal system. There is also a museum and a pub at the locks.

Armourgeddon Tank Paintballing

Harborough Leisure Centre & Pool

The National Space Centre

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There are lots of long and short walks that take you across the countryside around and near to The Woodlands.

We supply a range of local walking maps in the guest info folder in your accommodation.