Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Barkby is a village in Leicestershire, 5 miles from Leicester. It is essentially a farming village, and a pretty stream runs along the main street.

St. Mary's Church dates from the 13th century.

Barkby Thorpe is a daughter settlement, and has the attractive village cricket ground.

A country road from Barkby Thorpe leads to Scraptoft, past the outstanding deserted village site of Hamilton.

Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Barkby for groups.

Places in Barkby

Barkby Hall, St. Mary`s Church