Walcote is located on the A4304 road some two miles east if the town of Lutterworth. The population is just over 400. It is a joint parish with Misterton but Walcote is the larger of the two.
Major Road links
The village is within 2 miles of Jct 20 for the M1.
The Wycliffe Practice located on Gilmorton Road, LE17 4EB
The Masharani Practice, also located 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 Misterton with Walcote Parish Council.
The Community Forum is Lutterworth, Broughton Astley & Rural West .
The Neighbourhood Policing Unit is Lutterworth South.
The District Council is Harborough District Council.
Leicestershire County Council.
Althoughy Walcote does not have any schools in the Village, there are many in Lutterowrth which is less than 2 miles away.
There is The Little Rainbows Community Pre-School is located in the town, adjacent to the Sherrier Primary School. The John Wycliffe Primary School is also located in the town. Both primary schools feed directly into Lutterworth High School, which has achieved an outstanding reputation. Lutterworth College is also located here, a highly regarded school with outstanding aspects.
Walcote doesn’t have a church in the village but is associated with St leonards Church in Misterton as they are a joint Parish.
Walcote has a Memorial Hall which is a modern, bright facility that is suited for most activities and events. Use it for village activities, fundraising events, weddings, anniversaries and birthday parties for adults and children
There is a local bus which runs through the village on a regular basis.
The Lutterworth Mobile Library visits once every fortnight, and a more 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
Walcote regularly hosts events with Misterton 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
Walcote has a women’s Institute club that have regular meetings. Walcote also hosts many other events throughout the year which are often at the memorial Hall.
Walcote Wrigglers is a toddler group which is also held at the Memorial Hall.
While there are no sporting societies in Walcote itself, 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.