Churchover is a small village and civil parish in Warwickshire, England. The
Population of the parish is just over 200, located around 4 miles north of Rugby.
The parish of Churchover may have derived its name from an early owner of the “Manorial Possessions” hereabouts named ‘Waga’.
During the Norman Survey, the village was listed as ‘Wara’ and later became ‘Waure’, possibly connected with Robert-deWaure, owner of the lands and Monastic Grange during the reign of Henry II.
Major Road Links
Churchover has easy access to the M1, M6, A14 and A5. It also has easy access to some of the local towns such as Leicester, Rugby and Lutterworth.
The nearest health services are located in the nearby town of Lutterworth, only 5 miles away, and include;
The Wycliffe and Masharani Practices at the doctor's surgery on Gilmorton Road, LE17 4EB
The Fielding Palmer Cottage Hospital, Gilmorton Road, LE17 4DZ
Dentist’s offices and pharmacies throughout the town
Further hospital services are available in Leicester and Rugby, both of which are not too far out field of the village.
Councils and Authorities
Churchover Parish Council where all their contact information can be found on their website.
Leicestershire County Council.
Primary schools can be found in neighbouring villages but the closest schools been in Lutterworth.
The nearest secondary school is Lutterworth High, which has achieved an outstanding reputation, and the nearest upper school is Lutterworth College, which is heralded for having outstanding aspects.
The village contains the Holy Trinity Church which dates partly from the 15th century and is also home to a village hall.
A substantial library is located on George Street in Lutterworth, which is also home to a number of other facilities, such as the Leisure Centre and various sporting grounds.
The Haywaggon restaurant and public house offers a range of traditional and fine Italian dining.
Culture and Events
The village regularly hold fund raising events for the village facilities.
The Kilworth House Theatre, only a few miles outside the village, stages productions at their open air theatre and other performing arts groups regularly produce shows at the venue of Lutterworth College.
Clubs and Leisure
Nearby Rugby and Lutterworth both have a variety of sporting facilities and clubs to suit all.
Many clubs are located around the village, several at the Lutterworth Leisure Centre, and further afield at the Harborough Leisure Centre in Market Harborough. Other clubs include the Lutterworth Soccer Centre, Lutterworth Rugby, Lutterworth Golf Club, Kilworth Springs Golf Club, Ullesthorpe Golf Club and the Lutterworth Cricket Club all a short distance away.