. . . . . . . Our permissive paths are open 6am to midnight - enjoy a walk around our sites . . . . . . .

Heritage does not stop at village boundaries, Swannington Heritage Trust therefore works with a large number of organisations near and far.

Coleorton Heritage Group

Lots of shared history, the Kings Arms was part of Swannington until 1936

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Leicestershire Industrial History Society

Our partners in the Califat Coal Mine excavations and the history of the Leicester and Swannington Railway. LIHS lead tours of the Glenfield Tunnel.

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Whitwick Historical Group

Swannington was part of the ecclesiastical parish of Whitwick. St George's church was built in 1825 and became a separate parish around 1870

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Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Umbrella body for museums and heritage organisations

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Friends of Thringstone

Lots of shared heritage especially as 70 acres of Thringstone (including Hough Mill) transferred to Swannington in 1936

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The National Forest

Catalyst for planting millions of trees since 1990. Has supported the Trust with the horse gin and village trail

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North West Leicestershire District Council

Heritage pages are museums and galleries, industrial heritage, hello heritage, what's on

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Museums in leicestershire

Keep up to date with your local museums.

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Griffydam Community Group

Shared heritage includes Swannington people buried in Griffydam Wesleyan Methodist graveyard

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