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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.

Get in[edit]

Hinckley is well connected by road, rail and public transport. Arriva and Stagecoach are the main bus networks.

Get around[edit]

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.



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