Willoughby on the Wolds

A beautiful village on the border between Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire.

Bowls Club Open Evenings 2021

Bowls Club Open Evenings 2021

The bowls Club will open every Monday and Friday evenings for anyone - member or not - to come along, play, watch & have a drink! All are welcome to pop up on any Monday or Friday evening (including Bank Holidays) between 6pm & 8pm - a warm welcome promised!...

Harvest Festival 2021

Harvest Festival 2021

On Sunday 3rd October, come along  to the family service, followed by coffee and cake at Willoughby's church -  St Mary and All Saints.          

Your ideas needed! Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Your ideas needed! Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee, seventy years after having acceded to the throne on 6th February 1952 when Her Majesty was 25 years old. An extended bank holiday, from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June, will provide an opportunity for...

Resident post: My expedition to Rockall in 1971

Resident post: My expedition to Rockall in 1971

In 1971, as a newly qualified geologist, Willoughby resident Dick Merriman was given "a dream start to his career". He was chosen to be part of a team that would land on the uninhabited islet of Rockall, with the purpose of attaching a flashing navigation beacon to...

A History of Bailey’s Croft, Willoughby

A History of Bailey’s Croft, Willoughby

The Wolds Historical Organisation has published an interesting history of Bailey's Croft in Willoughby. The research looks at the Bailey family and the land and buildings associated with the Baileys from the 18th century to the modern day. Click here to download a PDF...

Big Vax-the-Nation Weekend 25th – 28th June

Big Vax-the-Nation Weekend 25th – 28th June

Walk-in Covid-19 jabs for all adults will be available from Friday 25th to Monday 28th June in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire as part of Nottinghamshire’s Big Vax-the-Nation Weekend for vaccinations. All eligible adults can come and grab a first or second jab from...

Zipwire at Willoughby Community Park!

Zipwire at Willoughby Community Park!

A message from Willoughby Community Park Association: We are still raising funds for the ZIPWIRE at Willoughby Park. If we can raise just £1,000 more over the next few weeks we will be able to buy and install it in July, ready for the Summer holidays! Thank you so...

Coronavirus Community Support

During the Covid-19 outbreak, you may feel the need to self-isolate for reasons of age, illness or vulnerability to infection, in accordance with government advice. If you require support please click to see the Covid-19 support options available to you.

Footpaths Report

A report on the conditon of the footpaths around Willoughby has been produced for the Parish Council. You can read it here.

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Local Walks!

Willoughby is surrounded by beautiful countryside and wildlife. Discover some local walks, and get out and about this weekend!