Ellistown is a village approximately 2 miles south of Coalville in the National Forest, close to the Sence Valley Forest Park and the Charnwood Forest. It has a Community Primary School, parish church, two shops, a petrol station, a Post Office, hairdressers and recreational areas. Sunnyside Garden Centre and café are close by on the Ibstock outskirts of the village. Ellistown, which is named after a Colonel Joseph Joel Ellis, is excellently placed for junction 22 of the M1 motorway and the neighbouring town of Coalville which offers an excellent range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities. Nearest Airport: East Midlands (13.9miles) Nearest Train Station: Loughborough (11.9miles) Nearest Town/City : Coalville (3.1miles) Nearest Motorway Access: A/M42 (J13) M1 (J22)