Sundial in the Millennium Park
The Navigation Inn
Holy Trinity Church
Canal and Towpath in 2007
Barrow Allotments
Crowds on the Soar Bridge at the Dragon Boat Festival 2009
High Street and the Railway Bridge
The Old Weir and Towpath Bridge
Jerusalem Island
Barrow High Street from the Railway Bridge
Town End
Summer fun on the river at Barrow Boating
Barrow Deep Lock during the freeze in February 2012
Barrow Town football ground during the freeze in February 2012
Sunrise at the Barrow Sundial
View upstream from Barrow Deep Lock


Welcome to the Barrow upon Soar Village Website.  The site is for the people of Barrow and is a direct replacement for the LeicestershireVillages.com website for Barrow upon Soar, which is due to be closed down soon by Leicestershire County Council.

All information which is on the LeicestershireVillages.com site has been copied onto this new site, and in many places the features have been improved. We hope you like it. If you do spot any omissions or mistakes, please let us know using the 'Contact Us' form.

If you would like to add your Event, News or a Picture, please send the details via the 'Contact Us' form.

You can be registered on the site so that you can update your own page, or we can do that for you.

Alternatively, and for any other questions about the site, please contact any one of your Volunteer Site Administrators via the 'Contact Us' form.

    Site Administrators

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Upcoming Events

Barrow Book Club
Date: Monday 25 July 2016      Time:- 19:00
Summary: We meet at The Hunting Lodge. New members always welcome.
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BB Club Bingo
Date: Wednesday 27 July 2016      Time:- 14:30
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Date: Wednesday 27 July 2016      Time:- 15:15
Summary: Methodist Church: for accompanied children from babies to Year 6
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Holiday at Home
Date: Monday 1 August 2016      Time:- 12:30
Summary: Baptist Church
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New Horizons
Date: Monday 1 August 2016      Time:- 14:00
Summary: Barrow upon Soar Bereavement Support Group
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Art Self Help Group
Date: Monday 1 August 2016      Time:- 19:00
Summary: Art Self Help Group evening sessio
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BB Club Curve Theatre Back-Stage Tour
Date: Tuesday 2 August 2016      Time:- 10:00
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Latest News

Posted 20-07-2016

We would like to invite you all to our official launch on Saturday 30th July 10am-2pm at 47, Beveridge Street Barrow-Upon-Soar LE12 8PL.

The front door will be open! There is wheelchair/ pushchair access if required.

Posted 11-07-2016

On Saturday 2nd July, the Library had a party during normal Saturday opening hours to celebrate a complete year of the Library being run by volunteers.

Photographs from the party


Posted 28-06-2016


Donations of good quality Children's Picture Story Books.


Posted 09-06-2016

On Saturday 4th June, a special train, hauled by the locomotive "Flying Scotsman", steamed through Barrow upon Soar.

View the Youtube video.

Posted 05-04-2016

Charnwood CAB is offering appointments, every Monday at Barrow Health Centre.

For an appointment, you need to be referred by your Primary Care Team.

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Last Updated. 06-May-2016 By Keith