Kimcote is a beautiful quiet rural village located approximately 4 miles north east of Lutterworth. Kimcote has a combined Civil parish with Walton the neighboring village. The population sits at just under 600 for the combined villages.
Although Kimcote and Walton are separate villages they have very close links.
The parish was the base for many stockingers during the 19th Century.
Major Road Links
Kimcote has very easy access to the major towns and cities such as Market Harborough, the city of Leicester and nearby towns of Rugby and Lutterworth. The village is located close to Jct 20 for the M1 and is also not far from the A5 and M6.
The nearest health services are located in the nearby town of Lutterworth, only 4 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.
Councils and Authorities
Kimcote and Walton Parish Council all of which the contact details are on their website.
The Harborough District Council
Leicestershire County Council
Primary schools can be found in neighbouring villages, the closest been 1Schools - Local Authority Gilmorton Chandler C OF E Primary School but also in North Kilworth, South Kilworth and 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.
All Saints, the present church at Kimcote dates from the 13th century and the oldest part of the church is the chancel whose window design suggests a date earlier than 1300.
Lutterworth which is only 4 miles away has many facilities such a library, leisure Centre and various other sporting grounds.
Culture and Events
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
Plenty of clubs and other leisure events are regularly ran in local villages.
Kimcote itself doesn’t have a pub but just under 2 miles away Gilmorton has 3 village pubs and in nearby Walton there is also The Dog & Gun village pub.
While there are no sporting societies in Kimcote itself, there are several clubs located in neighbouring villages and at the Lutterworth Leisure Centre. Further afield at The Market Harborough Leisure Centre there is an array of sporting activities and clubs available. 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.