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General description:

Breedon on The Hill is a picturesque village set within the Derbyshire borders and lies just 5 miles North-East of Ashby De La Zouch. The parish includes the hamlets Wilson and Tonge and is well known for its Limestone hill that rises 122 meters above sea level. A large portion of this has been taken away by the active Quarry that is operated by Breedon Aggregates. Breedon on the Hill is often shortened to ‘Breedon’ by the locals. On the top of Breedon Hill is the Priory Church of St Mary and St Hardulph which is set within the remains of an Iron age hill fort called the Bulwarks.

Leisure:

Breedon is 2 miles from Donington Park motor circuit which hold many events including Donington is home to the popular annual 'Download' music festival. There are two public houses in Breedon named the Holly Bush and Three Horseshoes. There is a Butchers and a Post Office within the village.

Moving here?:

Breedon is located three miles from East Midlands Airport and 5 miles from the M1 motorway. Other areas can be accessed via local villages such as Ashby De La Zouch which provides excellent transport links.

Education:

Breedon has a primary school named ‘Breedon St Hardulphs Church of England Primary School’.

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