When visiting, allow plenty of time.  We have a LOT more stock than you may expect. Our shop id not called a TARDIS for nothing

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Pooks is located 5 miles north of Leicester, just off the old A6, 10 minutes from the M1.

Leave the A46 Leicester north by-pass at the A6 junction, head towards Loughborough and filter left in about 1/2 mile.

A regular bus service between Leicester and Loughborough (Arriva 127 every 10 minutes) serves the village centre, 2 minutes walk away.

East Midlands Airport is approximately 25 minutes by car. (Junction 23 M1)

The nearest mainline railway stations are Leicester and Loughborough.

Some other attractions that may interest you in the area are listed here.

Great Central Railway Rothley station is about 1 1/2 miles away.
Stonehouse Farm & Motor Museum, Mountsorrel
Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Leicester
National Space Centre, Leicester
Bradgate Park
Bell Foundry Museum, Loughborough
Mallory Park
The Donington Collection

Rothley village has some interesting shops and there are several pleasant pubs within a short walk of the shop. We can supply a list of local accommodation from good B & B to 5* on request.


Unit 4, Victoria Mills, Fowke Street, Rothley, Leicestershire, LE7 7PJ
Phone: 0116 237 6222 or 0116 237 6661
Fax: 0116 237 6491
Email: pooks.motorbooks@virgin.net