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Bruntingthorpe is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. The parish has a population of just under 400. The parish also includes the hamlet of Upper Bruntingthorpe. It is located just under 5 miles from Lutterworth.


The former RAF Bruntingthorpe is now Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome.

Bruntingthorpe is in the Domesday book where it is listed amongst the lands held by Hugh de Grandmesnil [1] for the King.

Major Road Links

The village is located between junctions 20 and 21 of the M1, and also has easy access to the towns of Leicester, Rugby, Lutterworth and Market Harborough.

Health Services

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

The parish is Bruntingthorpe Parish Council where all their contact information can be found 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.


There are no Primary schools located in the village itself but there are several located in the surrounding villages of which Gilmorton C of E Primary School is the closest.

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.

Public Facilities

Bruntingthorpe has a proving ground with holds various events throughout the year and there is a village pub called The Joiners Arms.

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 Parish Council regularly organises and runs events throughout the year.

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

Leisure events are regularly held by the parish council, usually in the village hall. Further clubs and facilities are available in many of the nearby towns and villages.

 Sporting Societies

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.

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