Hinckley is a market town in the south-west of Leicestershire and in the East Midlands of England. Having been an important part in the English Civil War and taken over by both Royalist and Parliamentarian forces, modern Hinckley is a much more peaceful place to live. Shoppers will be well-served by the range of high-street brands available in the town's high street, as well as the extensive range of independent shops. Budding historians can visit the town's museum or the nearby Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, whilst Twycross Zoo, only twenty minutes away, provides a perfect weekend activity with the kids. Sporty types, meanwhile, can make ample use of the town's leisure centre. Young families can choose from the range of fantastic schools in the area, whilst young professionals benefit from a twenty-minute journey to nearby Leicester and a half-hour journey to Nottingham. Properties for sale in Hinckley range from both beautiful and affordable flats in the town's centre to fantastic family homes and more expansive houses.