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Tur Langton Village Profile

 


 

GENERAL
Tur Langton is a highly regarded village located approximately four miles from Market Harborough. It is surrounded by some of Leicestershires prettiest rolling countryside. Tur Langton is the quintissential english village made up of period houses and pretty cottages. There is still a pub and Tur Langton is close to Kibworth where there are a surprising number of high quality sports clubs, fine restaurants, doctors surgeries and shops. There is also an excellent primary school in Church Langton.

HISTORY

Tur Langton is one of five villages that share the name Langton and are collectively known as the Langtons.

LOCATION
Tur Langton just off the A6 with good access to Leicester and the motorways. It is close to both Leicester and Market Harborough with their rail links to the capital and beyond.

NURSERIES AND PLAYGROUPS

The are both day nurseries and playgroups in Church Langton and neighbouring villages.,

Hanbury Kindergarten, Stonton Road, Church Langton, LE16 7SZ

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 independent school with nursery.

SCHOOLS

Church Langton Primary School Large church aided well equiped primary school

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, an independent school with a nursery takes children up to the age of 13.

Ofsted reports for each of the above schools can be obtained from www.ofsted.gov.uk

Oakham School

Uppingham School

LOCAL SPORTS

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 facilities as social members.

East Langton Cricket Club

Kibworth Tennis Club, a modern club with four floodlit courts

Kibworth Golf Club an 18 Hole course Par 71 and 6345 yards

Kibworth Bowling Club

Kibworth Shooting Ground with amenities for clays, rifle and airgun shooting

Kibworth and Smeeton Junior Football Club Under 8s through to under14s

Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club

Great Kibworth Run An annual half marathon with various fun runs for charity has become a firm fixture on the Kibworth social calender.

CUISINE

This area of south Leicestershire features some of the most highly rated gastropubs in the country. In Tur Langton there is the Crown and The Bakers Arms is in neighbouring Thorpe Langton. In Kibworth, there are two award winning Italian restaurants, Firenze on Station Road and Boboli in Kibworth Harcourt.

HEALTHCARE

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

LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Tur Langton Parish Council

Harborough District Council

Leicestershire County Council

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