Book Launch 2015

"Memories of Coleorton - Reminiscences of the Residents"

The Coleorton Heritage Group published a new book "Memories of Coleorton - Reminiscences of the Residents" with a launch on Saturday 14 November 2015 at Viscount Beaumont School. The event was well attended and lots of books sold. Since then a second edition has been published and all copies sold.

MP Andrew Bridgen toasts the book launch

Editors of the book - Elaine and Rob Oldham and Helene Towers>/p>

MP Andrew Bridgen looks through the book at the desk

Coleorton History Walks

Coleorton has more footpaths than any other parish in Leicestershire. We regularly organise guided walks around some of the historically interesting parts of Coleorton. Details on our History Walks page.

If you want to discover at your own pace you can follow the Coleorton Heritage Trail. Details and map also on the Walks page.

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Blue Plaques

We have launched "the Coleorton Blue Plaque" scheme to commemmorate buildings and sites in the village which have historic significance.

Research Resources

We have brought together some sources of information about social, family and economic history of Coleorton.


We publish articles in local press inc. Community Voice, St Mary's Church monthly email magazine and on the Coleorton website.