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Model Village at Wistow

Model Village at Wistow

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Address

Kibworth Road,
Wistow,
Nr Great Glen,
Leicestershire,
LE8 0QF

Details

Wistow Rural Centre has been created and extended in recent years to provide a wide variety of shops in pleasant rural surroundings. The 18th century walled garden to Wistow Hall and fine Listed vinery has been used as a Plant Nursery for several decades and now houses Ken Bailey (Garden Centre) at Wistow and the Model Village.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteAccepts groups

Garden Centre and Rural Centre also on-site. Disabled access throughout the Rural Centre but wheelchairs not so easy in the Maze. Ring for more info.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Garden Centre and Rural Centre also on-site. Disabled access throughout the Rural Centre but wheelchairs not so easy in the Maze. Ring for more info.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SP 640958  Lat: 52.55683 Long: -1.05727

Situated 5 miles south of Leicester, opposite Wistow Rural Centre, signed from A6 at Great Glen and Kibworth & A5199 at Kilby.

Either take A5199 Welford Road towards Wigston and Northampton. Opposite a large Texaco garage in Wigston, turn left signed to Newton Harcourt and Wistow. Follow this country lane for over 2 miles, going over the railway and canal bridges, and at the next crossroads, turn left to Wistow. Wistow Rural Centre will be found on the right hand side and with the church and lake about 300 metres beyond.

Or take the A6 south towards Oadby and Market Harborough. About 2 miles beyond Oadby, follow the Great Glen by pass and at the second roundabout turn right towards Wistow and Fleckney. Proceed along this country lane for about 2 miles over the railway and canal bridges and turn right at the next crossroads signed to Wistow. The lake and church will be found shortly and Wistow Rural Centre is on the left after a further 300 metres.

Parking: free