Local Area

Where we are: 

Located at the heart of the four counties Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Leicestershire

Norton Juxta Twycross is in the Civil parish Twycross: http://www.parish-council.com/twycross/ Our Local Authority District is Hinckley and Bosworth https://www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/ located in the Shire county of Leicestershire https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/ situated in the East Midlands region. 


We are centrally located in easy access of:

Measham, Market Bosworth and Ashby de la Zouch

Tamworth offers edge of town shopping facilities at Ventura Park with other towns Nuneaton and Burton Trent offering a range of other services.


Transport links: 


Our nearest rail services are Tamworth – which has both West Coast mainline providing service from the North West to London Euston and also Cross Country services which provides direct services from Edinburgh to Penzance as well as local services to Nottingham and Birmingham etc  https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/stations/tamworth and Nuneaton is served by three railway lines: the Trent Valley section of the West Coast Main Line, the Birmingham-Leicester-Peterborough line and the Nuneaton to Coventry branch linehttps://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/stations/nuneaton


We are approximately 18 mils or 20 mins drive from East Midlands airport https://www.eastmidlandsairport.com/ and 24 mile or 30 minutes’ drive from Birmingham Airport https://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/


Education options:

Our catchment primary school is Congerstone Primary School https://www.congerstone.leics.sch.uk/ with other nearby options in Appleby Magna, Sir John Moore Primary School and Snarestone Primary School.


Our catchment secondary school is The Market Bosworth School 11 to 16 years https://www.tmbs.leics.sch.uk/



With 16-18 provision offered at Bosworth Academy and Ashby Grammar School alongside many further education college options.

There is also independent school provision at Twycross House School and at The Dixie Grammar School


Local Pubs & Eating out

Turpins Bar & Grill - Twycross

Bird In Hand - Austrey

The Globe Inn - Snarestone

The Crown Inn - Appleby Magna

Appleby Inn & Hotel - Appleby Parva

San Giovanni Restaurant and Bar – Sheepy Magna


Local Suppliers 


Greenfield Lamb and Butchery https://greenfieldlamb.co.uk/

W Taylors Butcher – Appleby, Measham & Ashby

Dreamy Cow Ice Cream and Milk Shakes http://dreamycow.co.uk/

Snarestone Lodge Farm Shop  & The British Food Box https://britishfoodbox.co.uk/what-we-do/

Twycross Florist https://florist-of-twycross.business.site/

Milk delivery https://www.milkandmore.co.uk/

Newspaper delivery – Market Bosworth News 01455 292221

Places of Interest

Twycross Zoo

Spanning more than 80 acres, with around 400 animals of almost 80 species to see, including many endangered animals and native species in the Zoo’s Nature Reserve. The zoo has the largest collection of monkeys and apes in the Western World About Us | Twycross Zoo


The National Forest - Hicks Lodge

Hicks Lodge is in the National Forest and offers numerous cycle trails for all the family to enjoy. There is a Visitor Centre, cycle hire shop and playground next to the car park. Cycle trails vary from a fairly flat 2km trail around the lake to single track trails with twists and turns through the forest. All trails are graded so beginners to experts can enjoy the cycling although the focus is definitely towards family enjoyment with plenty of picnic spots along the way. https://www.forestryengland.uk/hicks-lodge


Conkers At the heart of The National Forest Conkers is a day out of adventures and discovery for all the familyhttps://www.visitconkers.com/


Some of the local Sports and Leisure opportunities:

Measham Leisure Centre

Twycross Cricket Club

Market Bosworth Football Club

1485 TRI CLUB - Market Bosworth

Market Bosworth Bowls Club

Market Bosworth Country Park

Alpaca farm - Snarestone