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Peatling Magna

Peatling Magna is a village in south Leicestershire near to Ashby Magna & Peatling Parva. The village is located just 6 miles from the town of Lutterworth. The population now stands at just under 200.

Historical Interest

The church of All Saints is of the 14th and 15th centuries and contains some fine examples of carved woodwork of different periods.

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 easy access to the M6, A5 and A14 road networks.

Health Services

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 Magna Parish Meeting where all the 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.


The closest Primary school is Gilmorton Church of England Primary school.

Other Primary schools can be found in neighbouring villages such as Dunton Bassett Primary School, others can be found in 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.

Public Facilities

The church of All Saints is mainly of the 14th and 15th centuries and contains some fine examples of carved woodwork of different periods. Peatling Magna also has a village pub known as The Cock Inn.

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

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. Further clubs and facilities are available in many of the nearby towns and villages.

Sporting Societies

Although Peatling Magna itself doesn’t have any sporting clubs many of the surrounding local villages have football, cricket, 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.

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