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
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.
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
Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum
Umbrella body for museums and heritage organisations
Friends of Thringstone
Lots of shared heritage especially as 70 acres of Thringstone (including Hough Mill) transferred to Swannington in 1936
The National Forest
Catalyst for planting millions of trees since 1990. Has supported the Trust with the horse gin and village trail
North West Leicestershire District Council
Heritage pages are museums and galleries, industrial heritage, hello heritage, what's on
Museums in leicestershire
Keep up to date with your local museums.
Griffydam History Group
Shared heritage includes Swannington people buried in Griffydam Wesleyan Methodist graveyard