Dingley is a small village located immediately to the East of Market Harborough and is just in Northamptonshire. There are some fabulous properties in this area. It is perhaps most famous for the point to point held on the edge of the village. Dingley Hall a Grade I Listed house was described in the Telegraph as "one of those heart stoppingly beautiful country houses with softly glowing limestone and ironstone wall"
Dingley Hall is located on the site of a Templars preceptory founded in the reign of King Stephen. The present hall dates from the reign of Mary Tudor and has had a number of illustrious owners including royal advisers, attorney generals, admirals and generals
Dingley is located immediately to the East of Market Harborough where there is an extensive range of facilities including schools, doctors, restaurants and shops.
NURSERIES AND PLAYGROUPS
The are both day nurseries and playgroups in Kibworth,
The Kibworth Methodist Paygroup, Kibworth House, High Street,Kibworth. LE8 0HQ,
Old School Nursery, Paget Street, Kibworth, LE8 0H.
Stoneygate School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 9FL an independent school with nursery.
Little Bowden Primary School, Scotland Road, Little Bowden, LE16 8AY, 5 to 11 years.
Welland Park Community College, Market Harborough, LE16 9DR, 11 to 14 years or
Kibworth High School, Smeeton Road Kibworth, also 11 to 14 years.
Robert Smyth School, Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7JG, 14 to 19 years
Leicester Grammar School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 0LQ, this school has both infant/junior and senior departments and is an independent school and transport is available from both villages.
Stoneygate School, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 9FL, an independent school with a nursery takes children up to the age of 13.
Ofsted reports for each of the above schools can be obtained from www.ofsted.gov.uk
The village has a well stocked library and two churches, St Wilfrid's Church of England church and Kibworth Methodist Church.
The residents are rightly proud of their thriving shopping area with everything from a delicatessen to DIY shop and a recently rebuit Co-operative store
There is a community newspaper called the Kibworth Chronicle
Kibworth Shooting Ground with amenities for clays, rifle and airgun shooting
This area of south Leicestershire features some of the most highly rated gastropubs in the country. Kibworth, itself, has two award winning Italian restaurants, Firenze on Station Road and Boboli in Kibworth Harcourt. there is also a fine Indian restaurant, Raitha's, on Leicester Road along with several pubs and takeaways
Doctors surgeries are located at
The Health Centre, Smeeton Road, Kibworth, LE8 0LG.
The Old School Surgery, 2, Station Road, Kibworth, LE8 0LN
There is a dental practice at
Kibworth Dental Practice, 7, Weir Road, Kibworth, LE8 0LQ