Branston is a parish and a village in the north of the county, sandwiched between Eaton and Knipton parishes. The parish is about 121 miles north of London, about 8 miles northeast of Melton Mobray and about the same distance southwest of Grantham in Lincolnshire. The parish covers 1,837 acres.
The small River Devon passes through the north end of the village and empties into the Knipton Reservoir. If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, Take the A607 trunk road north from Melton Mowbray.
- There is a quiet scene of a maize field near Branston at the Geograph site.
- Andrew TATLOW has a photograph of the Bridge over the River Devon just north of the village on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2012.
- Richard CROFT has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2015. Stop by when it is open and ask for a schedule of forth-coming events. This used to be the village school in 1843.
You can see pictures of Branston which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Branston has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK819295 (Lat/Lon: 52.856773, -0.785098), Branston which are provided by: