Castlethorpe has a population of just under 1,100 and is a very friendly village, situated in rolling countryside seven miles north of Milton Keynes city centre and close to the boundary with Northamptonshire. It lies on the northern edge of the Tove River Valley, which is designated as being landscape of Special Character.
The village shop is open daily from 7am to 7.30pm (to noon on Sundays) with a sub-post office open from 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays. For more information click here.
For children village has a First School, pre-School, Nursery, Youth Club, a thriving football club and two play areas - one with a zip wire. For adults there are several local organisations always looking for new members and the Village Hall is kept busy with events. There are tennis courts and a free outdoor gym at the Sports Ground, where Castlethorpe Cricket Club play their fixtures in the summer.
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