Directions

Location

Bridge Sixty Seven Cookery school is located on beautiful Debdale Lane, in Smeeton Westerby, near Kibworth Beauchamp.  The Cookery School is approximately 1 mile along the lane, where you will be greeted by the Cows and Sheep as you meander your way down. Bridge 67 Cookery School is the last building on the right hand side at the bottom of the lane.

The cookery school is located on a family farm which is informal, relaxed and great fun. You can even have a tour of the farm if you wish.

Why not make a weekend of it and book one of our recommended Beds & Breakfasts.

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Travel

The school is situated 5 miles north of the picturesque town of Market Harborough and 12 miles south of Leicester on the A6.

By Car from Leicester

Take the A6 coming from Leicester turn right into Kibworth Beauchamp and turn right at the roundabout. Turn left towards Smeeton Westerby. After the Kings Head pub turn 2nd left into Debdale Lane. We are 1 mile down Debdale Lane, past the chicken farm on your right, over the bridge and we are the second building on the right hand side right at the bottom of the lane.

By Car from Market Harborough

On the A6 coming from Market Harborough turn left into Kibworth Beauchamp and go straight over at the roundabout. Turn left towards Smeeton Westerby.  After the Kings Head pub take the 2nd left into Debdale Lane. We are 1 mile down Debdale Lane, past the chicken farm on your right, over the bridge and we are the second building on the right hand side right at the bottom of the lane.
**Please ensure that you access Debdale Lane from the Village of Smeeton Westerby**

By Rail

The nearest railway stations are at Market Harborough and Leicester and journey time from London is about approximately 1 hour.

By Bus

There are buses from Market Harborough and Leicester to Kibworth.  There is a limited bus service from Market Harborough to Smeeton Westerby.

On Foot

If you are on foot and feeling fit the school is a very pleasant 25 minutes walk from Kibworth, Leicestershire.

Things to See & Do Out and About

The picturesque town of Market Harborough is six miles away and has a wealth of lovely shops, boutiques, cafes & bars including the flagship Joules clothing store, Phase Eight, Monsoon, Bagel & Griff, The White Stuff, Waterstones, The Kitchen Range Cookshop, Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Cafe Nero and much more.

Also just 3 miles way is the lovely tourist attraction, Foxton Locks – With all the fun of the canals, watch colourful narrow boats ascending the ‘staircase’ of ten locks, as their crews turn paddles and heave gates open to move their boats up the hill. Discover the wildlife in the side-ponds – ducks, herons, rare reeds and much more.

For more information visit www.foxtonlocks.com

Leicester and Leicestershire is a destination packed with things to see and do … whatever the weather.

Leicestershire cannot fail to inspire you. From great family attractions to top class restaurants, there’s plenty to discover. You might prefer to visit a museum or gallery, or hire a barge on the Grand Union Canal or travel back in time on a steam train at the Great Central Railway. You could enjoy a unique local festival, or explore a Leicestershire stately home.

Experience contemporary, inspirational shopping in Leicester or browse the markets in our market towns, and once you’re all shopped out, why not relax in a stylish city bar or restaurant. Alternatively, take life at a more leisurely pace and relax with friends over a pub lunch, or jump on a bike and explore the countryside.

Places to Visit

family entertainment leicestershireThe whole family can enjoy a world of discovery at one of our fantastic, award-winning, family attractions. Head to Conkers in the heart of The National Forest, where you can enjoy indoor and outdoor exploration. Take a step back in time at Snibston where you find fashion galleries and a transport and engineering museum, or venture into outer space at the National Space Centre. Enjoy monkeying around at Twycross Zoo where you will see one of the world’s largest primate collections. Or why not head to Twinlakes Park or Wistow Maze and have a fun-packed day out?

History & Heritage

Leicestershire History and HeritageStep back in time and delve into Leicestershire’s interesting history and heritage. Discover Roman ruins, majestic castles and historic events.

Leicester is well known as an important Roman settlement, and evidence of this can be seen at the Jewry Wall Museum in the city.

Visit the Battle of Bosworth Heritage Centre, and find out all about the battle that claimed the life of King Richard III. Re-enactments and historic events regularly take place here.

Shopping

Shopping in LeicestershireLeicester’s city centre offers aspirational shopping with unique boutiques and independent shops.
Belgrave Road is famous for its Asian shops, selling beautiful sarees and spices, and Stoneygate is a cluster of independent shops and galleries offering exclusive products.
County market towns hold weekly markets, and farmer’s markets also take place regularly.

 

The Great Outdoors

The Great OutdoorsExplore Leicestershire’s countryside where you can enjoy picturesque waterways, country parks, cycle paths and lots more!

Walking is a great way to experience the varied landscape of Leicestershire, with miles of well signposted footpaths. Head for the flourishing National Forest, or discover some of England’s most quaint villages on the Leicestershire Round – a 100-mile circular walk around the entire county.

Sport & Leisure

Sport and Leisure in Leicestershire

Leicestershire has an enviable sporting history, not only with the sporting stars of today but in developing sporting stars of the future at LoughboroughUniversity.

With so much sporting activity going on in Leicester and Leicestershire, it’s no wonder there’s plenty to keep you all active!

Take a look at other activities taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire, from paintballing to go-karting and tobogganing to skateboarding.

Faith Sites

Faith Sites in Leicestershire

Visit historic churches set in the rolling countryside of Leicestershire – some date to Anglo-Saxon times. St Mary de Castro Church is thought to date back to 1070.

Visit the Old Rectory Museum with its fascinating archeological and historical finds.

The unique Jain Centre is a magnificent piece of architecture and contains hand carved pillars sandstone dome and ceiling, white marble shrines and mirror tiled walls.

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture in Leicestershire

Soak up the atmosphere of an exciting performance at Curve theatre and experience the visually awe-inspiring surroundings of this state of the art theatre. Head to De Montfort Hall, Loughborough Town Hall or Hinckley’s Concordia Theatre where you can enjoy live music, comedy and dance – ideal for the whole family!