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BEST WESTERN Three Swans Hotel.

Coaching inn character in Market Harborough.

BEST WESTERN Three Swans Hotel in Market Harborough is a truly unique place to stay. A former coaching inn, it has been offering a warm welcome to travellers and diners for over 500 years!

Blending 16th Century character with 21st Century convenience, this superb hotel has a proud history of hospitality. In fact, King Charles 1 stayed here the day before the famous battle of Naseby in 1645, and in 1688 Queen Anne, while still Princess of Denmark, stayed in Market Harborough with the hotel providing lodgings for her considerable entourage!

As for the modern day traveller, the hotel has easy links to the motorways and major road networks and is close to the local railway station which has mainline services to London and the North.

Our bedrooms, suite and four poster rooms all offer wonderful havens of tranquillity, while a purpose built conference centre makes business a pleasure!

*** Coventry Road is closed to gain access to the hotel use the following: From Leicester A6 as you arrive into the outskirts of Market Harborough, please take the junction to the right, just before the police station (Fairfield Road), continue on this road until you reach the junction at the end, proceed over the junction & the car park will be on your left hand (also directed with a brown routed sign). The postcode for this area is LE16 9QQ ***

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High Street
Market Harborough
LE16 7NJ


Lift does not provide access to all rooms 2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £25 à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Dogs welcome free of charge
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Chet Willcock

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The restaurant serves a mouthwatering menu for dinner, prepared by our team of chefs using fresh ingredients from the local area. As youd expect of a coaching inn hotel, traditional roasts are served each Sunday!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary
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The Conservatory

The Conservatory is a real favourite with the local townspeople of Market Harborough, and as such boasts a friendly, informal atmosphere. Serving morning coffee and lunch six days a week from Monday to Saturday, The Conservatory is also open six nights a week for dinner, Monday to Saturday, offering a bistro style menu and a daily specials board. You can also eat al fresco during the warm summer months in The Courtyard!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 09:00 - 11:30
Weekend times may vary
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Fothergills Bar

A lively, informal pub - style bar, Fothergills serves a wide selection of draught beers, and is a great place to meet and eat at lunchtimes too.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary
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Conference Centre Bar

The meeting place for anyone attending an event in The Conference Centre.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Market Harborough Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6086 Yards
Handicap required


1 miles away in Market Harborough


Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £15.00
18 holes £30.00
Trolley hire £2.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £19.50

Stoke Ablany Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6175 Yards
Handicap required


6 miles away in Market Harborough


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites


9 holes £15.00
18 holes £38.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Buggy hire £12.00
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes


The most important day of your life deserves a special venue, excellent service and superb food. At the BEST WESTERN Three Swans Hotel, you can have it all!


Wedding service and reception venue

A splendid 16th Century coaching inn, the BEST WESTERN Three Swans Hotel is the ideal place to celebrate your I dos. Our dedicated Wedding Planner will guide you through the enquiry, the show-round, the final details and even the day itself, leaving you to relax and enjoy it!


Tailor made wedding packages.

Honeymoon Suite

The suite has a lounge area and a large jacuzzi bathroom. A complimentary bedroom is included in the tailor made wedding package for the bride and groom on their wedding night. Includes 2 small botlles of champagne, chocolates and strawberries


Registry office:
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield, Leicester,
0116 3056565

For any enquiries please call Sales Office on 01858 466644

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type LE16 9AA

Send to Tom Tom

Nearest motorway: M1, J20, 12.00 miles
Nearest train station: Market Harborough, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: East Midlands, 37.00 miles
Free parking on site (100 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

High Street
Market Harborough
LE16 7NJ

What's nearby?


  • Leicester City FC (14 miles)

  • Leicester Tigers RUFC (18 miles)

  • Leicestershire County Cricket Club (18 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Foxton Locks (2 miles)

  • Rutland Water (25 miles)

  • Wistow Maze (11 miles)

  • Althorp House (22 miles)

  • Rockingham Speedway (7 miles)


  • Highcross Shopping Centre Leicester (17 miles)

  • Market Harborough Town Centre (0.3 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Our purpose built conference centre offers versatile rooms which can be adapted faster than you can say exhibitions, training courses or one-to-one interviews!

All rooms are well equipped, and have moveable partitions for maximum flexibility. And for added convenience (or effect), they feature air-conditioning, natural daylight, complimentary Wi-Fi.

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
The Cromwell Suite 250 50 68 70 170
Cromwell I 100 36 36 28 60
Cromwell II 50 24 20 24 0
Cromwell III 50 24 20 24 0
The Fairfax Suite 60 24 24 26 0
Fairfax I 12 10 8 8 0
Fairfax II 12 10 8 8 0
Fairfax III 12 10 8 8 0
The Naseby Suite 60 24 24 26 0
The Cygnet 0 0 0 0 0
Pen Room 0 0 0 0 0
Cob Room 0 0 0 0 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Could do better

02/08/2015 caro_bee99, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Having had the choice of at least three hotels in this charming market town, I went for the Three Swans as it seemed the most attractive and best value. I booked two twin and one single room as we we... more


Could have stayed longer

01/08/2015 Kel H, Airdrie, Canada

Glad to have booked this place. It was a bit of a walk from the train station, but close to everything you could hope for in the town. There is a lot of history to explore in the area and it was a g... more


An Amazing weekend of an International Event

31/07/2015 CaptainSmirnoff, England

I used this venue as a Reunion for people that grew up and went to school in Malawi. We had close on 150 attend and were based at the hotel for three days and nights. We had guests from all continents... more


Excellent Stay

31/07/2015 Dackins,

Recently stayed for 2 nights for a reunion. Great room, comfy bed, excellent shower! Staff were very helpful and attentive, from check in, food and drink service and check out. Hotel is looking muc... more


3 Swans Hotel

31/07/2015 Sara H, Market Harborough

Very clean room and very comfortable bed. Rooms are small but adequate for the stay. Only gripe was the shower as it kept on changing to cold when you wanted hot! Close to local shops & pubs. Would re... more