Conservation and the Natural Environment
Leicestershire has a beautiful and diverse range of country parks, woodlands, nature reserves rich in wildlife, trails and picnic areas. The county offers spectacular scenery and views and has many varied landscapes to discover including: hill forts and heritage sites of geological and archaeological interest, the rocky outcrops of Charnwood Forest, peaceful river valleys and canals, National Forest woodlands and industrial heritage sites.
Our open spaces offer an abundance of fun and interesting activities for everyone. Whether you're a cyclist, walker, horse rider, angler, interested in nature watching, conservation, or simply want to explore the 'great outdoors' Leicestershire has much to offer - find out more from the links below.
- Biodiversity Conservation
- Biodiversity Action Plans
- National Biodiversity Network
- Nature Conservation Forum
- Tree Preservation Orders