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Country Parks in Leicestershire

Get outdoors, re-connect with nature, and explore the beauty of the countryside!
Woodland scene at Beacon Hill
Leicestershire County Council manages many Country Parks and green spaces. All our country parks are open every day, and admission is free, however parking charges may apply.
For more information about our country parks, visit

Country Parks News

Leicestershire Country Parks 2015 calendar.
The Leicestershire Country Parks 2015 calendar is now available to purchase. For further information please contact:
  • Property Services Helpdesk
  • 0116 3055000
Childrens play area at Market Bosworth Country Park
Works are due to start to add new play equipment to the children's play area at Market Bosworth County Park. The new eqipment will include replacement swings and a new multi function play feature. The play area will be closed for a 3-4 week period whilst the new equipment is being installed and the site is re-instated.
Refreshments at country parks
Refreshments are available at Beacon Hill, Watermead and Market Bosworth Country Parks every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday during the summer months between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Our suppliers provide a range of food and drink including high quality hot drinks, homemade cakes, hot dogs and bacon rolls. You may find our suppliers on site on selected days during the winter, weather permitting.

Contact Details

Tel: 0116 305 5000 (8.30am-5pm Mon-Thu, 8.30am-4.30pm Fri). Outside of these times, emergencies only please.
Email:    Emails are checked weekdays only; you will not receive a response to your email at weekends or Bank Holidays.

Car Park Season Tickets

Car Park Season Ticket
If you are a regular visitor to Leicestershire County Council Country Parks you could save money with a car park Season Ticket, which is valid for all our parks. For just £60 (plus £10 deposit) you could save money and eliminate the hassle of searching for change every visit.  For more information and an application form, please contact our helpdesk on 0116 3055000.

Donisthorpe Woodland Park Oakthorpe Colliery Picnic Site Saltersford Valley Picnic Area Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail New Lount Nature Reserve Jubilee Wood Beacon Hill Country Park Broombriggs Farm and Windmil Hill Snibston Country Park Donington le Heath Manor House Grounds and Woodland Shenton Station and Cutting Bosworth Battlefield Country Park Market Bosworth Park Bagworth Heath Woods Sheet Hedges Wood Watermead Country Park (North) Misterton Marshes Burrough Hill Country Park Brampton Valley Way

Page Last Updated: 19 May 2015