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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
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

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

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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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 402 traveller reviews
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Stayed one night after attending a garden party in Northamptonshire

05/07/2015 Bmac2659, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Excellent location and hotel clean and tidy. We stopped for one night (Sat) in the main building. Room was extremely warm due to the weather so left the window open overnight. Trouble parking at the ... more


Lovely Hotel

30/06/2015 Tim M, Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom

Stayed at the Three Swans on our way back from Dorset to East Yorkshire. Great location, very smart hotel. Room was excellent well equipped and well furnished. As I have Coeliac disease I have to avoi... more


Nice hotel, could be better

30/06/2015 kgrob, Oxford, United Kingdom

We stayed here to visit the beautiful market town of Market Harborough. It has a very central location on the High Street. Its more of a coaching inn than a hotel, with a lot of rooms being located to... more


Pleasantly Surprised

28/06/2015 esjaysea, Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Enjoyed a 2 night break recently at this wonderful hotel. Room was spacious, clean and well equipped with an amazing shower! Restaurant offered great food & service and there was a really great out d... more


Excellent hotel

22/06/2015 Matthew F, Withernsea, United Kingdom

Stayed with son on Saturday evening. Lovely room in the conference centre block with all the expected extras in the room - nice surprise to have sky and the little touches of the shortbread and chocol... more