It is part of the parish of Thurcaston.
There is no parish church at Cropston, but there is a non conformist chapel.
Cropston Reservoir is one of several reservoirs in Charnwood Forest. Very picturesque, it comes up close to the ruins of Bradgate House, the 16th century home of Lady Jane Grey.
Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Cropston for groups.