Sutton Cheney Wharf on the Ashby Canal gives access to the battlefield site. There is a small cafe, operated by 'The Ashby Trip', who specialise in offering narrowboat rides on the canal.
Sutton Cheney itself has two old coaching inns– the Royal Arms and the Hercules. St James' Church dates back to the 14th Century. It is believed that King Richard III took his last mass here before the Battle of Bosworth.
Thomas Simpson, the famous mathematician is buried here.