Leighton Buzzard Retirement Homes

Retirement Homes Leighton Buzzard: Use the helpful interactive map listed below to identify retirement homes listed for the Leighton Buzzard, East of England locale.

Click to Zoom Out

Find Local Retirement Homes in Leighton Buzzard Bedfordshire

Find Leighton Buzzard Tradesmen Here Click For Leighton Buzzard Tradesmen Find Leighton Buzzard Tradesmen With Rated People

Retirement Homes Tags: Leighton Buzzard retirement homes needed, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes reviews, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes near me, Leighton Buzzard area retirement homes, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes jobs, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes businesses, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes required, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes services, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes Bedfordshire, Leighton Buzzard local retirement homes, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes wanted, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes Beds, Leighton Buzzard retirement homes available and more.

15 Century market cross, Leighton Buzzard - geograph.org.uk - 956627

Review of Leighton Buzzard:

Leighton Buzzard Information:

Location: Bedfordshire (Beds), England, United Kingdom.

Population: 37,000

Located in the county of Bedfordshire in the East of England, the delightful town of Leighton Buzzard lays very close to the border between Bedfordshire and Bucks, on the Grand Union Canal, Leighton Buzzard has a population of around thirty seven thousand and a history extending back to Roman days, when the historic Watling Street (now the A-5) passed the town. These days Leighton Buzzard is coupled with the adjacent town of Linslade it is approximately halfway between Milton Keynes (Bucks) and Luton (Beds), it can be found next to the Chiltern Hills and has an important quarrying industry (sand).

Leighton Buzzard Historic Past: It is believed that there were settlements in or around what is now called Leighton Buzzard stretching back to prehistoric times, old relics and coins found near by offer evidence of this fact. The old Watling Street (fashioned by the Romans), now named the A5, cut through the close by areas of Hockliffe and Dunstable roughly 2,000 yrs ago, and the Romans would have at the very least known of the Leighton Buzzard settlement at this time.

The Anglo-Saxons came after the Romans, and it was they who used the market place during the 10th Century, and artefacts uncovered show that they were residing in the locale probably from the 6th Century. The village as such wasn't referred to till 906 at which time the Danes made a peace treaty at Tiddenfoot, the Domesday Book (1086) reported Leighton Manor.

The ecclesiastical parish of Leighton Buzzard, historically, covered a much bigger area than simply the town alone, and contained the hamlets of Eggington, Billington, Stanbridge and Heath & Reach. The "Leighton" in the town's name appears to originated from the old English meaning "a clearing in the woods", the "Buzzard" component wouldn't be appended till the 12th Century at which time the Dean of Lincoln needed to differentiate it from another "Leighton" which was inside his diocese. The Manors of Leighton would be tenanted to an assortment of tenants over the ages, including the Leighs of Stoneleigh, who backed Charles I through the English Civil War (1642-1645).

Leighton Buzzard trainLeighton Buzzard grew even bigger during the coming years and the coming of a canal and a railway line during the Nineteenth Century saw it develop and expand. Contemporary Leighton Buzzard is a prosperous market town that's witnessed improved development in the past several years.

Leighton Buzzard Attractions: All Saints Church dating from 1277, and its one hundred and ninety foot spire, the popular Leighton Buzzard Light Railway, a narrow guage heritage railway service which goes for roughly 4 mls from the station in Pages Park, to two now disused sand quarries at Double Arches, the railway utilizes refurbished steam engines, Stockgrove Country Park, a park covering forty acres at neighbouring Heath and Reach with a picnic area, a lake and woodland walks.

Also: Dunstable Downs, Dunstable Leisure Centre, Pitstone Green Museum, Leighton Lady Cruises, Dropshort Marsh, Woburn Heritage Centre, Ford End Watermill, Toddington Manor Gardens, Tiddenfoot Waterside Park, Snakes and Ladders at Bedfordshire, Totternhoe Knolls, Lancot Meadow, Whipsnade Zoo, Ascott House, Rushmere Park, Grebe Canal Cruises.

A selection of Leighton Buzzard streets and roads: Dove Tree Road, Firbank Way, Southcott Village, Clay Furlong, Shenley Close, Barleycorn Close, Loyne Close, Church Square, Woodland Avenue, Queen Street, The Maltings, Carlton Grove, Hanover Court, Carina Drive, Bossard Court, Pear Tree Lane, Friday Street, Danes Way, Avery Close, Hartwell Grove, Vandyke Road, Rock Lane, Hercules Close, Albany Road, Billington Court, Aries Court, Windsor Avenue, Chestnut Rise, Deverell Way, Cutlers Way, Vimy Road, The Chilterns, Village Court, Vicarage Road, Stephenson Close, King Street, Ashburnham Crescent, Beaudesert, Pine Close, Ashwell Street, Taylor's Ride, High Street, Northcourt, St Mary's Way, Lake Street, Wentworth Drive, Chaloner Court, Apple Tree Close, Rannock Gardens, Brownslea, Cotswold Drive.

You are able to see a bit more in regard to the town & district when you visit this website: Leighton Buzzard.

Get Your Retirement Homes Business Listed: The easiest way to see your service appearing on the business listings, will be to just go to Google and generate a directory listing, this can be done here: Business Directory. It will take a bit of time till your listing comes up on this map, therefore get started immediately.

Popular search terms/keywords: Leighton Buzzard angling club, D King Opticians Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard kia, J Framing Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard dental centre, Leighton Buzzard yoga classes, Leighton Buzzard model shop, Leighton Buzzard garage, Leighton Buzzard ambulance station, Leighton Buzzard cinema, Leighton Buzzard locksmith, Leighton Buzzard jobcentre plus, B&M Leighton Buzzard, hire a van Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard MP, Leighton Buzzard beauty salons, Leighton Buzzard theatre box office, Leighton Buzzard ebola, a to z Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard silica sand quarry, Leighton Buzzard station parking, Leighton Buzzard oven cleaning, Leighton Buzzard quarters, Leighton Buzzard union workhouse, Leighton Buzzard United Kingdom, Leighton Buzzard kayak club, Leighton Buzzard cycling club, Leighton Buzzard house prices, Leighton Buzzard dentists, Leighton Buzzard live departures, Leighton Buzzard railway station.

Other Services and Businesses in Leighton Buzzard and the East of England:

This webpage ought to be relevant for surrounding settlements like: Clipstone, Linslade, Hockliffe, Heath and Reach, Burcott, Grove, Houghton Regis, Bragenham, Milton Bryant, Dunstable, Soulbury, Briggington, Great Brickhill, Eggington, Stanbridge, Mentmore, Wingfield, Wing, Luton, Stewkley, Toddington, Wingrave, Slapton, Tebworth, Little Brickhill, Little Billington, Eaton Bray, Stoke Hammond, Battlesden, Horton, Billington, Cheddington. Map - Weather