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Hinckley is a town in Leicestershire, close to Nuneaton in neighbouring Warwickshire. It is roughly halfway between the major cities of Leicester and Coventry.
A market town, Hinckley is the second-largest town in Leicestershire after Loughborough. It had a 2011 population of 45,249.
Hinckley is well connected by road, rail and public transport. Arriva and Stagecoach are the main bus networks.
The town is served by Hinckley and Arriva bus services.
The Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, LE10 1QU, ☏ +44 1455 247070. M-F 9AM-5PM. Multi-use building that displays various art, also has a cafe.
- Cineworld Cinema Hinckley, The Crescent, Station Rd, Hinckley LE10 1AW, ☏ +44 330 333 4444. Great cinema, can be quite quiet. Expensive snacks, as is common in British cinemas.
- Wildwood, 3-4 The Crescent, Hinckley LE10 1AP, ☏ +44 1455 245000. Noon-10PM. Good quality but expensive Italian restaurant. Makes very large pizzas and decadent desserts, also serves alcohol.
- The Union Inn Hinckley, 2 Stockwell Head, Hinckley LE10 1RE, ☏ +44 1455 635515. M-Sa 11AM-11PM, Su noon-11PM. Lovely pub, very welcoming. Serves a variety of spirits, ciders etc. Not the cheapest compared to pubs in Nuneaton.