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Local Villages

Here are details and links to many of the villages around Glaston


Barrowden

In Barrowden 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 Website

Bisbrooke

Bisbrooke is a small village situated between Glaston and Uppingham, straddling an ironstone ridge between two brooks, its most prominent feature is its church. There is no village website, so we have included a link to a craft bakery.

Bisbrooke Artisans

Harringworth

Harringworth is a small village, in Northamptonshire, to the south-east of Glaston lying in the Welland Valley and overlooked by the longest brick built viaduct in Britain, the Welland Valley Viaduct.

Harringworth Website

Lyddington

Lyddington is to the west of Glaston and is unusual in that it is in a linear fashion stretched out over a mile. It is home to the Bede House, a former palace of the Bishops of Lincoln.

Lyddington Village Hall

Morcott

Morcott lies two miles to the east of Glaston and also straddles the A47, it is has two petrol stations with shops and a motel with adjacent Country Lounge Restaurant & Pizzeria.

Morcott Website

Pilton

Pilton is a small village lying to the north-east of Glaston with a population of less than 100, its parish church is a Grade II Listed Building. There is no village website, so we have included a link to a site detailing its history.

Pilton History

Preston

Preston is a small village lying to the north-west of Glaston and sits astride the main road from Uppigham to Oakham. It has a village pond, manor house and Preston Hall with the grave of the War Horse of Preston.

Preston Website

Seaton

The village of Seaton lies due south of Glaston and overlooks the Welland Valley, its railway station closed in 1966. The village has a parish church and to the east lies Seaton Meadows an SSSI. There is no village website, so we have included a link to the local pub.

The George & Dragon Seaton

The Luffenhams

The Luffenhams lie to the north-east of Glaston and consist of North and South Luffenham. two villages seperated by the Cross Country Railway. Each village has its own parish church and in North Luffenham a large Christmas Tree grower can be found.

North Luffenham South Luffenham


Wakerley

Wakerley lies to the east of Glaston in Northamptonshire, it is in the area of Rockingham Forest and Wakerley Great Wood is one of the forest's largest remnants. There is no village website, so we have included a link to Wakerley Great Wood.

Wakerley Great Wood

Wing

Wing is a small village lying north of Glaston and is home to one of only eight known turf mazes in existence in england. It also houses Wing Hall, a caravan and camping site with a farm shop.

Wing Website Wing Hall Website