Coalville is a former coal mining town and is a product of the Industrial Revolution. When visiting, you’ll notice the numerous men’s clubs, nightlife, pubs, and public houses. Housing and entertainment were abundant during those booming years and up to the modern times.
There are so many things to do and places to visit in Coalville. This is one of those towns in Leicester that has something for every traveller. Whether you are a businessman, tourist, or sports fan, there is a local attraction that will suit your requirements.
For businessmen or corporate clients, Coalville is a town of varying industries. There’s always an exciting business trip and possible explorations just waiting your way. Discover the established industries such as brick making, flour milling, engineering and manufacturing of elastic web. The national toy company, Palitoy, as well as one of the big five construction materials suppliers in the UK, Aggregate Industries, are headquartered in Coalville.
For sports fans and game enthusiasts, get to know the Coalville Rugby Football and Coalville Town Football Clubs if you haven’t already. Make sure to also visit the District Council’s Hermitage Leisure Centre. There are squash courts, multi-purpose room with weight training equipment, and also a bar. Multi-purpose sports hall, health suite, and external facilities such as an all-weather play area, sports pitches, and a fishing lake should also be in your itinerary.
For typical tourists that come in groups or families there are notable places of interests, landmarks, and buildings worth seeing in Coalville. The prominent Clock Tower War Memorial is a landmark in memory of Coalville residents who died in WWI and WWII. Make sure to visit the schools, Co-operative Store, (the derelict) Co-operative Bakery, Market Hall, Leicestershire Miner’s Association, Regal and Rex Cinemas, Springboard Centre, and many others. The town is home to parish church and memorials and other places of worship, museums, numerous restaurants, and the music scene with both modern and opera.
Although you have the option to take the bus, it will be impossible to see specific attractions if you will commute. The nearest train station is located in Loughborough which is about eight miles away from Coalville.
Booking a chauffeured car in Coalville to pick you up from the airport and take you to different attractions in the city is much more convenient, cost-effective, and comfortable. Leicester Chauffeur Services only provide the best fleet to ensure you have safety and comfortable rides while in town.