Uppingham is one of England’s hidden gems – a delightful historic market town with an attractive mix of honey-coloured stone buildings that represent a long architectural history.
The Times recently named Uppingham as a really appealing small market town, well placed in Britain’s smallest county. It is afriendly and welcoming place to visit and offers a variety of attractionsand events throughout the year and an excellent selection of individual shops to browse in. Uppingham is home to the oldest livestock markets till held in a town centre market square, and also has a lively and popular weekly market there every Friday. There is a good play area forchildren to enjoy on Todd’s Piece with a selection of swings and equipment.
Uppingham public school, founded in 1584, spreads its impressive buildings throughout the town, and the appealing church of St Peter &St Paul dating from the 14th century is well worth a visit. There are endless nooks and crannies to explore, often leading to unexpected & interesting ancient houses.
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