Driving & Public Transport Directions

By Car
From the M1 motorway
Exit the motorway at junction 22 (A511 and A50). Once on the roundabout take the A50 towards Leicester. Exit the A50 at the first slip road approximately 500 yards from the previous roundabout. Follow the slip round until you come to the T-junction. Bear left hear and head up the hill over the A50 bridge. Follow the road round the very sharp bend at the top of the hill. On the right hand side 500yards past the bend is the Queens public house. Turn right onto Main Street just past this. Follow Main Street past the Co-op and the new Indian restaurant and bear a right onto Neville Drive. At the end of Neville Drive turn left onto Oakfield Avenue then immediately right onto Mayflower Close. The community centre is 300 yards on the right hand side. The Centre is signposted from Main Street.
From Leicester via A50.
At the Field Head roundabout, adjacent is the Coach and Horses public house, leave the roundabout onto Leicester Road thus following the signs to Markfield Village Centre. Do not take the A50. Take the first left just past the cemetery onto Chitterman Way. Then take the third right onto Rectory Road. Take the first left onto Oakfield Avenue and follow this until the second left. This is Mayflower Close; the community centre is 300 yards on the right hand side. The Centre is signposted on Oakfield Avenue.

By Public Transport
Two bus routes currently serve Markfield, the 120 to Loughborough from Leicester and also the 28 from Leicester to Swadlincote/Coalville.
Bus no. 120 can be taken from Stand C at St. Margaret's Bus Station. The nearest bus stop is Main Street and you can walk down Neville Drive, cross Oakfield Avenue and head down Mayflower Close.
Bus 28 can also be taken from Stand C at the Haymarket Bus Station. Ask for Londis on Chitterman Way. Alight opposite Londis and walk up the path to the left hand side of the store, parallel with the shop car park.  The Centre is on the left after a further 0.3 miles and clearly visible.

A taxi fare is approximately £12 from the centre of Leicester at peak times.

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