A small town in the county of Leicestershire, Ashby-de-la-Zouch gets its name from the Ash-Tree farm that was once owned by the La Zouche family. The town holds a weekly market throughout the year and the streets are lined with timber-based buildings from various medieval periods, adding to its unique charm and character. Ashby is home to various major landmarks like St. Helen’s Church, the Gothic architecture at the Holy Trinity building, the Tuscan columns at the Congregational Church and Willesley Park Golf Course. Ashby-de-la-Zouch castle is another landmark in the area.
Ashby-de-la-Zouch has a number of serviced offices that are home to companies like United Biscuits, Timeline Communications and Eduteq Limited. The town also has a number of small businesses such as healthcare professionals, fitness clubs and home-utility services. There are also a number of website design & development firms in and around Ashby. Quantum Risk Management Ltd. and JAKS Academy have offices in the area alongside companies like Fishers Solicitors and Jadex Solutions Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The town of Ashby offers plenty of entertainment with places like Main Street holding the annual Ashby Statutes fun-fair every year. White Hart is a great place to enjoy some live musical performances while Venture Theatre is the place to go for a variety of stage productions. Ashby has a number of eateries offering a wide variety of foods including Italian cuisine at Zamani’s, English food at the Tudor Court Tea Room and a combination of European dishes at Simplicity. The Tap House is traditional British pub which can be found slightly out of the centre of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, they serve a wide range of ales and the carvery is well known and popular in the area.
Travelling in and around Ashby is convenient thanks to a great network of bus and taxi services. The A50, running between Leicester and Stoke-on-Trent, passes through the town while the Birmingham-Nottingham A453 also passes through the area. Burton-on-Trent Railway Station is the closest link to the main railway network along the Leicester-Burton-on-Trent line. East Midlands Airport is within easy reach of Ashby.