The Duck Pond, Barrowden
Barrowden shown within Rutland
|Area||3.24 sq mi (8.4 km2) |
|Population||420 2001 Census|
|– density||130/sq mi (50/km2)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||78 miles (126 km) SSE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Rutland and Melton|
There is a church, a village hall, a doctor’s surgery and pharmacy, a community shop, a mobile library, a recreational field with cricket club and a pub, The Exeter Arms. Barrowden and Wakerley Community Shop opened in 2009 after the post office closed. It is run by volunteers alongside a paid manager.
Both the Rutland Round and Jurassic Way long-distance paths pass through the village.
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