Long Whatton

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Coordinates: 52°48′26.00″N 1°17′29.00″W / 52.8072222°N 1.2913889°W / 52.8072222; -1.2913889 Long Whatton is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. It is south of East Midlands Airport, off Junctions 23 and 23A of the M1 motorway, and has easy access to Loughborough via the A6 and to Shepshed, Ashby de la Zouch and Kegworth.

Is a parish and village near the Charnwood Forest, in the northern division of the county, West Goscote hundred, rural deanery of Akeley, Loughborough Union and County Court district. The village is clean and well built, several of the houses being modern, and is situated on the south bank of a small rivulet. It is 4 & half miles N.W. by W. from Loughborough, 16 & half N. W. from Leicester, 3 S.S.E. from Castle Donington, and about the same distance from Kegworth.

Public Houses: The Royal Oak and The Falcon; The Royal Oak has an entry in the 2012 Campaign for Real Ale Good Beer Guide.

The Population of Long Whatton as of 2011 is 1,124

You can Visit our Village or you can look on www.leicestershirevillages.com/longwhatton/

Long Whatton History Society is participating in the setting up of a local Heritage centre with the Diseworth Heritage Trust.

Places to Visit in Long Whatton.

Whatton House and Gardens for more details www.whattonhouseandgardens.co.uk

Manor Organic Farm, Farm Shop and Tearoom for more details www.manororganicfarm.co.uk

Long Whatton Post Office & Shop

Churches

Long Whatton has three churches, Long Whatton All Saints Church, Long Whatton Methodist Church and Long Whatton Baptist Church.

Village Show

Long Whatton Hosts a Village Show every August Bank Holiday.

Primary School

Long Whatton has a Primary School

Scouts and Brownies

Long Whatton Has a Scout movement and Brownies movement.

Sports

Long Whatton have a Cricket Club and a Football Team



External links[edit]

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