The web site is intended to give a quick flavour of
the village but cannot give the feel of how an open field working
village looked and felt.
Leaflets available in the Visitor Centre give three suggested
around the open fields all of varying length and the booklet
gives an explanation in words and pictures of village life and
how the system operates.
There are 9 recently renewed information boards around the village and open
fields and also one for the Motte and Bailey
No trip to the village would be complete without a repast
Dovecote Inn and there are
various Bed and Breakfast
The centre is run by the village and relies entirely on
voluntary donations for its income.
In 2013 the community of Lexington near Boston Massachusetts,
celebrated its 300th anniversary. To mark this occasion there were
many celebrations, among which a package of gifts was sent to
Laxton, after which Lexington was named. Keith and Jean Morton of
Laxton visited soon after with a selection of gifts from Laxton.
Lexington's gifts are displayed in a cabinet on the wall of the
The Centre is open daily from dawn to dusk and is available to
book for your Meeting / AGM / informal
gathering. Please click on the following link
www.thedovecoteinn.com or telephone
The Dovecote Inn on 01777 871586.