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Pork Pie Demo, Lunch and Rutland Water Cruise

Pork Pie Demo, Lunch and Rutland Water Cruise

A perfect blend of classic British baking and relaxation on the beautiful Rutland Water in the East Midlands.

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Dickinson & Morris has been baking Melton Mowbray Pork Pies since 1851 and are the oldest remaining bakers of the authentic Pork Pie in the town today. The Melton Mowbray Pork Pie now has PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status. This means it has to be made within a certain geographical location and be baked using only the finest fresh, uncured pork. It must also have a classic rounded, slightly bow-walled appearance.

 

You will watch a personal demonstration of ‘hand raising’ a pork pie and discover how Melton Mowbray became so famous for pork pies. You will also discover the fascinating link between Stilton Cheese, Melton Mowbray and Pork Pies.

 

After building up an appetite sampling the wares, make your way to Oakham, a short 20 minute drive away, for your 2 course lunch, prior to your Rutland Water cruise.

 

You will board the Rutland Belle at Whitwell and depart on a 45 minute cruise around Rutland Water, amidst the sailors, anglers and waterbirds, whilst listening to a commentary highlighting points of interest.

 

There is a covered, all-weather, saloon area on the lower deck and an upper exposed deck to enjoy. Drinks/tea & coffee are available to buy in the licensed aft saloon.

 

Approximate Timings

1100 Pork Pie Demonstration

1230 2 course lunch at Wildwood

1500 45 minute Rutland Water Cruise

1630 Depart

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bury St.Edmunds, Tesco Bury St Edmunds, Tesco Bus Stop, Compiegne Way
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Felixstowe-Premier Inn Felixstowe Bus Stop opp Premier Inn, Garrison Ln
Ipswich Railway Station Ipswich Railway Station, Burrell Road, IP2 8AL
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Trimley St Martin (PH) Trimley St Martin - Opp Hand in Hand Public House,
IP11 0RL
Trimley St Martin (Reeve) Trimley St Martin, Reeve Lodge,
Trimley St Mary (Sprites) Trimley St Mary, Opp Sprites Hall Lane,
Trimley St Mary Bus Stop Trimley St Mary, Bus Stop, Nr Station Road,
Walton - Half Moon Walton, Half Moon Public House,IP11 9QL

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