How to Find Us

Our vision is to provide a warm welcome and the highest level of service possible to ensure an enjoyable experience for all our customers. The facilities we provide should enable you to have a worry-free experience throughout your visit, and we constantly monitor the site to identify improvements.

Please see our Facilities & Access page for further details.

By Car

The 1620s House and Garden at Donington le Heath is situated on the southern outskirts of Coalville, between the villages of Donington le Heath and Hugglescote. It is signposted from the A511 near M1 junction 22 and A42 junction 12 with the A511. The house has a car and coach park.

Distances to the 1620s House and Garden at Donington le Heath:

  • From Leicester – approximately 15 miles (24 km)
  • From Ashby – approximately 7 miles (11 km)
  • From Loughborough – approximately 9 miles (15 km)
  • From Hinckley – approximately 12 miles (19 km)

By Bus

The nearest bus stop to the house is in Hugglescote approximately half a mile away.


Traveline allows users to search by postcode and places of interest.  There are other features including detailed maps of the journey, walking distances and public transport timetable downloads.

The same information is also available everyday on 0871 200 22 33, 7.00 am – 10.00 pm. (12p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge).

For the next bus departures from any bus stop or postcode visit

By Walking or Cycling

The house is served by the Sustrans National Cycle route Number 52.

Visit the Choose How You Move website to plan your journey and download walking and cycling maps for the Coalville area.


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