Ibstock is a small village in the county of Leicestershire, located between the towns of Coalville and Hinckley. The village derives its name from the old English name Ibestoche, which means “dairy farm”. A historic town, there are various landmarks and places of interest that can be found here. The Church of Saint Denis is a Gothic church, which is a major landmark here. The village has been home to a number of famous residents including Stephen Graham, Bernard Newman, Dorian West and William Laud.
Ibstock has a number of small and single-owner businesses including building & construction services, private investigators, healthcare practitioners and home-design services. You will find graphic design firms here as well as marketing and computer consultants while brand & event management companies, electrical engineers and wood workers also own office space in the area. Taylormade Home Improvements and FDC Studios are amongst the businesses that are based here.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Ibstock has a select number of options for entertainment. The Palace Community Centre is a major venue for live performances and stage productions while Showcase Cinema (13 miles) offers entertainment for movie fans. There are a number of eateries offering a wide variety of cuisines in and around the village. Old Manor Fish Bar is a great place to sample traditional fish and chips while the Wheatsheaf offers authentic English cuisine. Mr Chans is the place to go for mouth watering Chinese food.
The village is connected to the rest of the county via roadways. Bus and coach services provide efficient and reliable transportation while East Midlands Airport is within easy reach for those looking for air travel links. Shenstone Train Station is the closest link to the main railway network for commuters from Ibstock while Leicester Train Station is also within easy reach (13 miles).