Husbands Bosworth



Husband Bosworth lies midway between Market Harborough and Lutterworth. The main part of Husbands Bosworth is very pretty and indeed much of the village has been designated as a conservation area because of the richness of the architecture.

There is a lot going on in the village in 2010 including a Country Fair and Festival in the local park. On the third weekend of July every year there are the Husbands Bosworth and Theddingworth Sheep dog trials which are a well established event on the sporting calendar, dating from 1905.



The area around the village was probably settled soon after the Romans left in 450AD. The village grew steadily through the centuries and by 1220 there was enough support to build a stone church, and parts of the present day church date back to that time. The main body of the church and the tower were then added in the 1300s and this is still the existing building. By 1531 the land had passed into the hands of the Dixie family who owned another Bosworth some thirty miles to the west and so to differentiate between the two, the larger village was renamed Market Bosworth and the smaller village Husbands Bosworth, the farmers Bosworth. Of course, we have offices in both!

With three churches, a school, a small '' stately home'' and many other buildings of interest, Husbands Bosworth is a typical English village, although, in July 1616 six witches from Husbands Bosworth were sent to the gallows for '' bewitching'' the son of the Lord of the Manor, the last witches to be convicted in England ...


Husbands Bosworth is equidistant from both Lutterworth and Market Harborough with it's rail links to the capital and beyond.


The Doctors Surgery is located at

Husbands Bosworth Surgery, Kilworth Road, Husbands Bosworth, LE17 6JZ

There are dentists in nearby Kibworth and slightly further afield in Lutterworth and Market Harborough.


Husbands Bosworth has a Parish Council

The District Council is Harborough District Council

The County Council is Leicestershire County Council


There are both day nurseries and playgroups in Husbands Bosworth

The Honey Pot Pre-school is situated at All Saints Church Hall, Honeypot Lane, Husbands Bosworth LE17 6LY

Husbands Bosworth Church of England Primary School for children between 5 and 11 years and senior schools in both Lutterworth and Market Harborough

There is also

Leicester Grammar School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 0LQ, which has both infant/junior and senior departments and is an independent school and transport is available from the village.

All of the Ofsted Reports for these schools are available on


There are three churches, All Saints Church of England church, Husbands Bosworth Methodist Church and the Catholic Church of St Mary in the grounds of Bosworth Hall which remains unchanged since 1891 and a Mass is celebrated every Sunday.


Kilworth House Theatre

An open air theatre not far from the village.


Details of sports activities can be found on the villages own website

The village has leisure and sports clubs that cater for all from the Badminton Club, the Bellringers at All Saints, to the Bosworth Belles which is an informal monthly ladies social group who meet in the village hall. There are also craft groups, hand bell ringers, an historical society and Scout and Guide groups.

Sports are also well represented with a Ladies Rounders Team, a Cricket Club, Short Mat Bowls, a Riding Club and a Tennis Club. There are also football and rugby clubs in the local area.

Husbands Bosworth is in an area of Leicestershire which prides itself on the number of gastropubs, restaurants and hotels which rely on locally sourced produce for their menus. Kibworth Hall Hotel is close by with it's award winning restaurants and it's open air theatre each summer which attracts many visitors.


Husbands Bosworth Cricket Club

Husbands Bosworth Gliding Club

Kilworth Springs Golf Club


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