Smeeton Westerby Village Profile
Smeeton Westerby is a small village located immediately to the South of Kibworth. There is a public house in the village together with Church and village hall. Residents are also able to take full advantage of the fantastic range of amenities in neighbouring Kibworth
Smeeton Westerby used to be two hamlets Smeeton and Westerby. Much of the village is designated as a conservation area and therefore little has changed over the years. Traditionally the village derived its income from farming and in the nineteenth century framework knitting was an important source of income. An ancient beaker settlement was found on the edge of the village in the mid 1970s
Smeeton Westerby is located close to Kibworth which is just off the A6 with good access to Leicester and the motorways. It is equidistant from both Leicester and Market Harborough with their rail links to the capital and beyond.
NURSERIES AND PLAYGROUPS
There are both day nurseries and playgroups in Kibworth,
The Kibworth Methodist Paygroup, Kibworth House, High Street,Kibworth. LE8 0HQ,
Old School Nursery, Paget Street, Kibworth, LE8 0H.
Stoneygate School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 9FL an independant school with nursery.
Kibworth Church of England Primary School, Hillcrest Avenue, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester, LE8 ONH
Kibworth High School in Smeeton Road, Kibworth, LE8 OLG
Robert Smyth School, Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7JG
Leicester Grammar School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 0LQ, this school has both infant/junior and senior departments and is an independent school and transport is available from both villages.
Stoneygate School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 9FL Independant School with nursery takes children up to the age of 13.
Uppingham School One of the areas leading public schools. Principally boarding
Oakham School Public school for both boarders and day.
The village has a well stocked library and two churches, St Wilfrid's Church of England church and Kibworth Methodist Church.
The residents are rightly proud of their thriving shopping area with everything from a delicatessen to DIY shop and a recently rebuit Co-operative store
There is a community newspaper called the Kibworth Chronicle
Kibworth Cricket Club The cricket club has been very successful in recent years and honours include National Knockout Champions. There is a fabulous clubhouse where non members can enjoy the facilties as social members.
Kibworth Tennis Clubs Four floodlit courts
Kibworth Golf Club 18 Hole course Par 71 and 6345 yards
Kibworth Shooting Ground, clays, rifle and airgun
Kibworth and Smeeton Junior Football Club Under 8s through to under14s
Great Kibworth Run Theannual half marathon with various fun runs for charity has become a firm fixture on the Kibworth social calender.
This area of south Leicestershire features some of the most highly rated gastropubs in the country. Kibworth, itself, has two award winning Italian restaurants, Firenze on Station Road and Boboli in Kibworth Harcourt. there is also a fine Indian restaurant, Raitha's, on Leicester Road along with several pubs and takeaways
Doctors surgeries are located at
The Health Centre, Smeeton Road, Kibworth, LE8 0LG.
The Old School Surgery, 2, Station Road, Kibworth, LE8 0LN
There is a dental practice at
Kibworth Dental Practice, 7, Weir Road, Kibworth, LE8 0LQ