Welcome to Visit West Leake Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in West Leake

Visit West Leake PlacesVisit West Leake places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best West Leake places to visit. A unique way to experience West Leake’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore West Leake as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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West Leake is a small conservation village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe district of Nottinghamshire. It is a conservation village in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, and is located in a conservation area. When you visit West Leake, Walkfo brings West Leake places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


West Leake Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about West Leake

Visit West Leake – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 20 audio plaques & West Leake places for you to explore in the West Leake area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best West Leake places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

West Leake history

Domesday book

West Leake Domesday book photo

Domesday Book listing is divided into four holdings which encompass what are today East and West Leake. The first property is listed to Henry de Ferrers by the King as Tenant in Chief, and Lord. The second listing is for Tenant-in-chief Roger of Bully with his lord Arnold (de Bully), valued to the lord in 1086 £0.5.

Economic history

In 1752 West Leake was home to 12 farm holdings, the largest of which was 300 acres. Since 2010 only Manor Farm, which was built between 1870 and 1882, remains. The village has also historically had two post offices, the first opened in 1891, but later closed.

Religious history

There was a priest and a church at Leake in 1086. By c.1200 there were two churches – one at West Leake was dedicated to St Helena and the one at East Leake to St Leonard. In 1603 no Catholics were reported to be reported in West, but in 1676 there was one Dissenter in West.

Why visit West Leake with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit West Leake PlacesYou can visit West Leake places with Walkfo West Leake to hear history at West Leake’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo West Leake has 20 places to visit in our interactive West Leake map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout West Leake, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at West Leake places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to West Leake & the surrounding areas.

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Walkfo: Visit West Leake Places Map
20 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo West Leake tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in West Leake


Best West Leake places to visit

West Leake has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied West Leake’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo West Leake’s information audio spots:

West Leake photo Sutton Bonington weather station
Sutton Bonington weather station is located 9.0 miles (14.5 km) from the city centre of Nottingham and 4.7 miles from Loughborough. The weather station was established in 1908 and recording of weather records began in 1924.
West Leake photo St Anne’s Church, Sutton Bonington
St. Anne’s Church is a 12th-century Grade II* Listed building in Sutton Bonington, Nottinghamshire. It is located off the Main Street, at the top end of St Anne’s Lane, and near to the Midland Main Line which was constructed past the village in 1840.
West Leake photo Holy Trinity Church, Ratcliffe-on-Soar
Holy Trinity Church, Ratcliffe-on-Soar is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England. It is part of an informal grouping of five churches that are known collectively as “The 453 Churches” as they straddle the A453.
West Leake photo St Helena’s Church, West Leake
St Helena’s Church, West Leake is a parish church in the Church of England. The church is Grade II* listed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as it is a particularly significant building of more than local interest. The grade II listed lychgate is possibly by the architect Temple Moore.
West Leake photo St Mary’s Church, East Leake
St Mary’s Church, East Leake, Nottinghamshire is Grade I listed as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest. The church is a parish church in the Church of England.
West Leake photo St Lawrence’s Church, Gotham
St. Lawrence’s Church, Gotham is a Grade I listed parish church in Nottinghamshire. It is part of an informal grouping of five churches that are known collectively as “The 453 Churches” as they straddle the A453.

Visit West Leake plaques

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West Leake has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo West Leake plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit West Leake using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each West Leake plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.