Please be aware that the Friends of Grace Dieu Priory are no longer able to hold paranormal events or Ghost walks, and Paranormal events organised by 3rd parties are forbidden by the Grace Dieu Priory Trust.

 

 

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If you visit the Priory, could you please take all of your litter home with you - quite a lot has been dumped since the COVID-19 lockdown unfortunately. There is a bin at the Bulls Head car park for dog litter bags.
Thank you

 

 

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Private Historical Walks can be arranged for small groups 

at a cost of 3 per adult by contacting Ann Petty 01530 831895 

 

All Priory walks meet at the Bulls Head Thringstone car park and

each walk is approximately 2 mile long and takes about 2 hours

 

*******Stay safe*******

The items in italics below are events that may take place this year - based on previous years. 

 

   

   
   

MARCH

 2024

         
Saturday 23rd Jointly with Belton History Group

Celebration of Heritage

University of Leicester

11am - 4pm

Percy Gee Building 

MAY

 2024

National Forest Walking Festival

  Please click here for 2024 brochure

      18th to 30th May  
All walks 3 per adult

 

Sunday 19th

Guided Walk

History of Grace Dieu

3pm Bulls Head

Wednesday  22nd

Guided Walk

History of Grace Dieu 

6pm Bulls Head

Thursday 23th 

Guided Walk

History of Grace Dieu

10am Bulls Head

       
   

JULY

 2024

 

Festival of Archaeology

 

  Please click here for 2024 events

      13th to 28th July  
         
      Watch this space!  
         

SEPTEMBER

 2024

         
     

Hello Heritage 

 

6th to 15th September
         
      Watch this space!  
         

 

If you're not sure how to get to the Priory:

Brown tourist signs direct you off the A512 Loughborough - Ashby road to The Bull's Head car park LE67 8LR.

Please park at the top end, furthest away from the pub.

 

Follow the signs to the Priory, which will lake you along a path which goes under the old railway arch and turns left to go gently down the hill.

 

Just before the stream, you turn left and go under the huge railway viaduct.

 

To your left is a large disused quarry which is a dangerous area to wander into.

 

Where the path goes across the bed of the old Canal, you turn right through the gate and along the line of the canal until you reach another gate which leads you into the Priory grounds.