​Our Community

Whatever you love to do is here for you to enjoy

Swithland Village

Our beautiful village lies in the heart of rural Leicestershire. Famous for its history of slate mining - Swithland enjoys a good community spirit centred on our church, village hall and the local pub - of course!

Walks & Nature

For nature lovers we have parks of natural beauty and forests aplenty. Charnwood forest, Bradgate park and Swithland woods to name a few. We just need the weather to enjoy them.

Leisure & Entertainment

Theatres and cinemas, and much more besides. The Nottingham Royal Centre and the Curve theatre in Leicester offer West End productions and internationally renowned orchestras and artists

Pubs & Restaurants

We have loads of these! - all within easy travelling distance. The Griffin (with The Old Stables) is the local pub (less than 2 minutes stagger from us!). We even have a nearby gin school for a very special experience. 

Shopping

We are are within easy driving distance of Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham and Derby. Offering a variety of national and local retailers, shopaholics will not be disappointed. 

Sport

From golf to fishing, from football to paintball, from ice hockey to rugby - we have something for everyone! Premier league football is within easy reach in Leicester & Nottingham.