Welcome to Lapworth

Lapworth is a village in Warwickshire situated between Warwick and Birmingham, which lies six miles south of Solihull and ten miles northwest of Warwick and about 13 miles from Birmingham. It has a population of nearly 2000. The village lies on the junction of two canals, the Stratford Canal, and the Grand Union Canal.

Lapworth is surrounded by countryside and you can enjoy country walks from the doorstep.

The village boasts some fine old houses and two National Trust properties nearby, Packwood House, a Tudor manor house and yew garden with over 100 trees, and Baddesley Clinton, a Medieval moated house and garden. The area around the canals is also very attractive. The Medieval church of St Mary’s the Virgin lies in the West of the parish.

Lapworth pre-school, a community nursery, provides care and education for young children between the ages of 2 and 4. Learning through play is encouraged and the atmosphere is relaxed.

Lapworth Church of England Infant and Junior school provides for the educational needs of the 4 to 11 year olds, with a little help from a very active PTA. It is a popular school and an asset to the village. Children above the age of 11 attend schools in surrounding towns including: Henley in Arden, Knowle, Stratford, and Alcester.

There is a strong community spirit in Lapworth and a number of clubs and societies to join if interested. Club meetings and events are mainly held in the village hall or the old school (converted to a venue).

The village is a popular area for cuisine, with three locally renowned pubs "The Boot", "The Navigation" and "The Punch Bowl".

There is a well-regarded, friendly, village store, which has a good range of goods and local produce, and also provides freshly made baps and other take-away snacks.

Lapworth Wine Store and Post Office is a family run independent Wine Merchants within the village. They not only supply a range of wines, spirits, gins, traditional and artisan ales and gifts, but also provide a Post Office service where you can withdraw money, bank money, bank cheques, buy stamps and post parcels/letters. 

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