Thurleigh stands on a 250ft high
plateau, said to be the largest in England. The parish consists of
about 3,400 acres of clay soil.
About 750 people live in the village in about 250
dwellings. The village is spread across 5 ends - Church End, Cross End,
Scald End, Backnoe End and Park End - that cover an area of about 6
Community life continues to thrive with regular events
held at the Village Hall, the Church, the Playing Field Club and the
(soon to reopen) Jackal Public House.