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Welcome to Pickworth, a small village located in the East Midlands of England in the county of Rutland which is situated on what is described by the local council as a Jurassic limestone plateau.
Population of Pickworth
The closest airport to Pickworth
The airport closest to Pickworth East Midlands Airport which is between 42 to 54 miles depending on the route chosen and takes around an hour and 13 minutes to drive there.
Closest train station to Pickworth
The closest train station is around 6 miles away and takes 15 minutes to drive there, it is located in Stamford which belongs to the county of Lincolnshire.
Tax companies in Pickworth
ABC Taxis Stamford
Night life in Pickworth
The night life in Pickworth happens in Stamford which is around 5 miles away.
Pickworth has no pub in the village so not much nightlife happens here, Stamford however which is the closest town has a good variety of different places to drink.
You will also find a good choice of hotels and B&B’s if you need to stay over for the night.
Scenery in and places to see in Pickworth
Towards the west side of the village you will find the remains of an old Medieval village which is called Top Pickworth, the only visible remains is the earth work and the stone arch but it is still interesting to see.
Another interesting place to visit is a lime kiln that lies to the west of the village, this was the work place of John Clare a local poet in 1817.
History of Pickworth
The village of Pickworth was a much larger thriving village during the 13th century, over the years it has depopulated.
It is said that the village depopulated as a result of the fighting that occurred in 1470 on the Battle of Losecote Field.
All that remains of the village is a church, a few large houses and 2 rows of smaller terraced houses.