Stoney Stanton is a lovely sought-after village in the Blaby district of Leicestershire, located approximately ten miles from Leicester City Centre with excellent connectivity. The village is a short hop from the M69 and has excellent road links to the A444 network. Nearby villages include Croft and Sapcote, and Hinckley train station is around 5 miles away.
Stoney Stanton is well served by its local shops, including a post office, pharmacy, a hardware shop, hairdressers and opticians, as well as a village co-op and several public houses. Larger supermarkets can also be found in nearby Broughton Astley.
There is also a doctors’ surgery and a community library, and the area is well served by schools, including the highly regarded Manorfield Primary School.
Wander down to The Blue Bell for a traditional ale from Leicestershire Brewer, Everards, and the company of Fergie the Bulldog! There’s a wide selection of restaurants in the vicinity, such as the stylish Crab & Cow in Leire, Lutterworth for a hearty Sunday Lunch or midweek treat.
Burbage Common and Woods is the place to be for countryside walks. Take a four-legged friend and explore 200 acres of unspoilt grassland. It’s a great day out for all the family, from the young to the young-at-heart. For divers and open water swimming enthusiasts, Stoney Cove is just a couple of miles away, with its wide range of underwater attractions including a Wessex helicopter, and enjoy a picnic and a spot of leisurely fishing at picturesque Stanton Lakes
- Closest village/town: Broughton Astley
- Post Office: 1
- Stores: An array of independent coffee shops, cafés and restaurants right on your doorstep
- Supermarket: All the big names in nearby Broughton Astley
- Pubs: The Crab & Cow is our favourite spot for a Sunday roast
- Walks: Endless rambling opportunities around Burbage Common and Woods