Local Amenities

Buckminster Estate is a thriving rural community, within stunning countryside, offering a host of country pursuits and a vibrant mix of facilities. 

 

Buckminster Barn – nestled within Buckminster village with stunning views over the local countryside, the Barn is the perfect venue for your meeting, conference, wedding or private party.

Buckminster Broadband – a range of packages with high speed broadband of up to 100MB are available in Buckminster and the surrounding areas.

Buckminster Cricket Club – the Club is located on the edge of the village with lovely views over the local countryside. The friendly club currently plays twice a week in Rutland and Grantham leagues. New players always welcome.

Buckminster Gliding Club – located at Saltby airfield, the gliding club offers flying lessons or pleasure gliding trips in gliders or microlight planes.

Buckminster Lake – the fishing lake located within the picturesque Buckminster Park offers a rewarding day’s trout fishing in the beautiful and peaceful surroundings of private parkland.

Buckminster Park One Day Event – a British Eventing one day equestrian event located within Buckminster Park.

Buckminster Primary School – a small, rural school in a beautiful Victorian building, lying between the villages of Buckminster and Sewstern, for children aged four plus.

Buckminster & Sewstern Show – every July a one day village show, consisting of a variety of pony events and dog shows, takes place at Buckminster. For further details visit the website, call 01572 787 463 or visit the Facebook page.

Buckminster Shoot – the Estate specialises in running pheasant and partridge shoots during the season, on the beautiful Buckminster Estate. Welcoming, accommodating and flexible, our team caters for individual shoot party requirements.

Buckminster Stores – located on Main Street, Buckminster, the store is open Monday to Saturday from 6.30am to 7pm, and Sundays  from 6.30am to 1pm.

Buckminster Village Hall – a new attractive cedar wood clad village hall set in the heart of Buckminster village is available to hire for private functions and meetings. For further details contact the Farm Office by email at office@buckminster.co.uk or phone on 01476 860 297.

Buckminster Yard Offices – a development of eleven, distinctive, self-contained, state-of-the-art serviced offices, with suites accommodating 2 to 15 people.

Garthorpe Racecourse – regarded as one of the finest point-to-point courses in the UK, it holds a number of meetings and other events throughout the season.

Hunting – there are two separate packs of foxhounds that meet across the Estate’s land throughout the fox hunting season, further details for a day’s hunting can be found at www.belvoir-hunt.co.uk or www.cottesmore-hunt.co.uk

Tollemache Arms – set within the heart of Buckminster, the Tollemache Arms is a country pub serving delicious food and local ales.