6th April Auction
Antique & Modern Woodworking Tools Auction
18th May 2018
We are now accepting lots for this sale
Venue & accommodation
All our auctions take place at:
The Hermitage Leisure Centre,
Silver St., Whitwick, Leicestershire LE67 5EU
Directions: Turn off A511 at Morrisons roundabout into Hermitage Rd which leads into Silver St.
The leisure centre is situated on the left hand side.
To book rooms, please contact the establishment direct:
Hermitage Park Hotel
Markfield Lane, Markfield, Leicestershire LE67 9PS
Telephone: +44 (0) 1530 245454
Flagstaff Island, Flagstaff Park, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1DS
Telephone: 0871 527 8026
Facsimile: 0871 527 8027
Travelodge Leicester Markfield
Moto Service Area, A50 / M1 Interchange, Littleshaw Lane, Markfield LE67 9PP
Telephone: 0871 984 6083
Facsimile: 01530 245148
Tourist attractions in the area:
If you wish to spend some time in the area that are several places to visit that are of interest including.
Ticknall, Derby DE73 1LE
A baroque mansion, dating from 1701-3, set in a stunning landscape park with a beautiful walled garden and orangery.
The house contains an eclectic collection including a natural history collection and a magnificent 18th century state bed.
A national Trust property, further information can be obtained from their web site atwww.nationaltrust.org.uk For further information contact the museum.
Tel: 01283 511000
Fax: 01283 513509
Bass Museum / National Brewery Centre
Burton-upon-Trent, Staffs. DE14 1YQ
The displays cover the history of brewing, including a description of the work of the Customs Officer, the story of brewery transport and glass and ceramics related to beer drinking.
There is also as a collection of vintage cars with the Worthington Bottle car and the stables of the Bass Shire horses.
Tel: 01283 532 880
The Bell Foundry Museum
Loughborough, LE11 1AR
The only museum of bells and bell founding in Britain, it is located in a working bell foundry, John Taylor Bell Founders Ltd.
There is original material relating to bells, their history and fittings.
Tel: 01509 233414
Fax: 01509 263305