Exciting tourism boost planned by Council

Published Thursday 7 March 2019

A tourism guide and the launch of a new website to promote local attractions and businesses are among exciting plans set to help bring more visitors into the Harborough District.

Harborough District Council has set out proposals to boost tourism and support businesses involved the tourism and hospitality sector – as well as promote the District as a key destination to attract visitors from London and further afield.

Foxton Locks

The Council said it will be involving businesses in its plans and asking what those working in the tourism industry would like to see going forward.

With the Council’s current partnership with Leicestershire Promotions Limited concluding at the end of March 2019, major plans are being unveiled by Harborough District Council to continue to host major events like the Classic Car Show to increase footfall, encourage more coach trips, explore new funding opportunities, promote the revamped Market Harborough train station and work closely with local festival organisers.

The website will also feature up to date events and a festivals page, and be complemented by a new tourism guide showcasing the best the district has to offer.

Whittle jet

 Classic car show in Market Harborough