Willoughby on the Wolds

A beautiful village on the border between Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire.

You are invited to a meeting at the village hall on Wednesday 19 January at 8pm to discuss how the village might celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Please come to represent yourself or a village group and bring your ideas! Plans are already in place for the church to hold a service in the morning, a bonfire will be lit in the park in the evening, and local band the Non Commitments have been booked for the day. London Lane will also be closed to traffic.

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.          

The Duke of Edinburgh – book of condolence

The Duke of Edinburgh – book of condolence

The Duke of Edinburgh | 1921 - 2021 It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle. Click here to sign...

Church Newsletter & Easter Day Service

Church Newsletter & Easter Day Service

It's almost Easter and whilst we can't be together to mark it, our village church has been busy!  On Sunday 4th April at 9.45am you'll find an Easter Day service available to watch here. You can also download the latest church newsletter by clicking below: April...

Thank you to the villagers who helped put up the poppies for Remembrance Day.

Community Post | Where in Willoughby? A Village Trail

Community Post | Where in Willoughby? A Village Trail

I've taken pictures of interesting features around Willoughby - can you find them all? Trails 1 - 3 cover West Thorpe, part way down Main Street and round the back of the school! You don't need to go on any private property and it's fun for adults & children :-)...

Community Post | Family Friendly Activities

Community Post | Family Friendly Activities

Below is a range of family and kid-friendly activities, some great for home-schooling, others just for general interest.   Resources spreadsheet: this spreadsheet includes 5 tabs but the second may be especially useful - Kid Stuff! Family Zone: this website, from...

Signs of Autumn in Willoughby

Signs of Autumn in Willoughby

“To autumn” by John Keats (1792-1821) must surely be one of the most quoted poems in English, with its “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”. But what of our local natural history in autumn, and of its fruitfulness?  As drivers we’re not always pleased to see the...

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.

Accessibility Statement

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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!