Local Information

Parish Walks

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    Fancy a stroll? Why not take the family out at the weekend and discover the hidden beauty of your village. Just click here to download details of your parish walk including the route and map.

  • Walking in Leicestershire

Prestwold Airfield Events Calendar Log on to the airfield google calendar with the email address visitor@theairfield.co.uk and password 'prestwold'

TURVY MOTORS Vehicle repair, servicing and MOTs. Sowters Lane. Tel. 881596

WOLDS GARAGE Petrol and diesel are on sale. There are full garage workshop facilities. The shop supplies some groceries, newspapers, cigarettes, gifts, cards, ice creams and has an off-licence. Hours of opening are: 0700-2200 7 days a week. Tel. 881603

MILKMAN Express Dairies deliver to the doorstep. Contact by telephone to 01509 263431

NEWSPAPERS These can be bought from the garage shop.

POSTAL COLLECTIONS The box by the red telephone kiosk at the mini roundabout: at 1130 and 1600 Monday to Friday, at 1030 on Saturdays. The box in Sowters Lane: at 0930 and 1600 Monday to Friday only.

LOCAL SHOPS Granville's Wymeswold sell a range of goods - green groceries, flowers, groceries, freshly prepared snacks, confectionery, wines and spirits, newspapers and magazines.

The Greyhound Inn on Melton Road within the village. Tel. 880860
The Hammer and Pincers, Wymeswold. Tel. 880735
The Three Crowns, Wymeswold. Tel. 880153
The Windmill Inn, Wymeswold. Tel. 881074
The Packe Arms, Hoton. Tel. 889106
The Blacksmiths Arms, Barrow upon Soar. Tel. 413100
There are various restaurants in Quorn and Loughborough.

Café Mash (Indian cuisine) Melton Road, Burton on the Wolds Tel. 880980 (Also eat in)

The next nearest are in Barrow on Soar:
Lees Garden Tel. 413835
Pearl City Tel. 621422
River Soar Fish Bar Tel. 414004

TRADESMEN The parish magazine, The Christian Link, carries advertisements from local tradesmen.

TREE WARDEN Robert Shields Tel: 880063

HERITAGE WARDEN Cath Thomson Tel: 881529

ARCHAEOLOGY WARDEN Currently a vacancy, if you are interested in this voluntary position please contact the clerk.

LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY LIBRARY A library van visits the village on alternate Mondays. For further details please see click on the link on the website ticker.