Coleorton village lies approximately 2 miles East of Ashby De La Zouch. Originally a colliery village with the mine located between Coleorton and Swannington the area encompasses a number of smaller hamlets making up the village setting. These include; Newbold Coleorton; The Moorlands; Peggs Green and Griffydam.
Coleorton village is best known for the Grade II listed Coleorton Hall the former seat of Sir George Beaumont art patron for William Wordsworth who was a regular guest. Latterly the hall was purchased by the national coalboard and used as offices and has now been re-converted to residential occupancy with luxury apartments, stable mews houses and detached houses within the old walled kitchen garden.
The village has the benefit of 3 public houses, a post office/village store, bowls club, primary school and village hall.
Coleorton has an excellent transport network with links the A42 dual carriageway to the M1 motorway corridor and East Midlands conurbations beyond. Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester are all within commuting distance together with Nottingham East Midlands airport and Birmingham International airport adjacent to the NEC arena. Main line rail links to London are well catered for at both Tamworth and Nottingham and East Midlands parkway allowing the commuter to reach the city centre within 70 minutes.
Coleorton has a primary school named 'The Viscount Beaumont C of E Primary School' which feeds in to the Ashby secondary school system.