Newton Harcourt


Newton Harcourt is a delightful small village with great connections to Leicester and Market Harborough via the A6, but also within reach some of the prettiest countryside in the county. There are some fantastic walks in and around the village.  The villages lies in the valley of the river Sence and is situated on the Grand Union Canal which stretches from Birmingham to London, this separates the village from it's church. To find out more about Newton Harcourt, you can visit it's own website.

The village is also within walking distance of the the historic Wistow Estate where there is a magnificent house and rural centre with various speciality shops. 


Amenities - Although the village of Newton Harcourt itself is predominantly residential housing, the neighboring villages have much to offer.


Grand Union Canal



The Old Greyhound - Great Glen

The Yews - Great Glen



There are several schools in the neighbouring village please check with the council for the relevant catchment areas.


Kilby Primary School

St Cuthbert's Church of England Primary School


Stoneygate School

Leicester Grammar School

Uppingham School

Oakham School

Ofsted reports of all these schools can be found online.



Robin Hood Athletic Football Club - Great Glen

Glen Gorse Golf Club - Great Glen

Sports Center - Fleckney

Kibworth Cricket Club



Dr M A Williams & Partners - Great Glen 24 Main Street, Great Glen, Leicester, Leics, LE8 9GG

Fleckney Dental Practice - 7 School Street, Fleckney, Leics, LE8 8AS


Local Authorities

Wistow and Newton Harcourt Parish Council

Harborough District Council

Leicestershire County Council


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