Peatling Parva is a rural Village close to Ashby Magna and Peatling Magna. The population currently stands at just under 200. Peatling Parva is approximately 5 miles north east of Lutterworth.
The village is recorded in the Domesday Book from 1086 and was known as Alia Petlinge with listed landowners Howard from Hugh de Grandmesnil and Leofric from Adelaide wife of Hugh de Grandmensil.
Major Road Links
As it is situated between Leicester and Lutterworth it has access to Both Jct 20 and Jct 21 of the M1 with links to the M6, A5 and A14 road networks.
The nearest health services are located in the nearby town of Lutterworth, approximately 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.
Councils and Authorities
The parish is Peatling Parva Parish Meeting where all the contact information is on their website.
The Community Forum is Lutterworth, Broughton Astley & Rural West .
The Neighbourhood Policing Unit is Broughton Astley and Walton.
The District Council is Harborough District Council.
The closest Primary school is Gilmorton Church of England Primary school.
Other Primary schools can be found in neighbouring villages such as Dunton Bassett, Ullesthorpe, Claybrooke 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.
St Andrews Church is located in this rural village. The village also has a Public house known as the Shires Inn and also has 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.
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
Peatling Parva has a Women’s Institute and they also have a Bell ringing group.
The parish council regularly hold events throughout the year which are often based around the village hall and in and about the rural streets outside people’s homes.
Although Peatling Parva itself doesn’t have any sporting clubs many of the surrounding local villages have football, cricket, and horse riding clubs. Several clubs are located 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.