The Outdoors in Leicester


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Beaumanor Hall
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Beaumanor Drive, Woodhouse, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8TX, Tel: 01509 890119, Email,

Beaumanor Hall is a delightful venue for weddings and parties set on the edge of Charnwood Forest in the village of Woodhouse.

Bede House

Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1AE, Tel: 0116 305 3860,

The Bede House has 'Maison de Dieu 1640' above its door. Built by Robert Hudson it was an almshouse which provided accommodation for 'six porr old bachelors or widows'.

Brocks Hill Country Park Centre
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Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ, Tel: 0116 257 2888, Email,

Brocks Hill provides a natural environment for visitors of all ages with natural history activities throughout the year, holiday and school events, play areas, den building and walks through woodlands and meadows.

Cardigan House

Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1AW, Tel: 0116 305 3860

Colles Hall

Melton Mowbray, LE13, Tel: 0116 225 4000

Outdoor Activity Centre Leicestershire

Melbourne Road, Lount, Leicestershire, Ashby De La Zouch, LE65 1RS, Tel: 01283 763350, Email,

Field Sport UK offers many activities, packages and training courses, which are great for both individuals and groups. All of our activities are run from our beautiful venue on the border of Derbyshire and Leicestershire.


Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0TR, Tel: 0116 305 3860,

National Memorial Arboretum
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Croxall Road, Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR, Tel: 01283 792 333, Email

There are more than 50,000 trees and over 160 major memorials, including the award-winning Armed Forces memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.

Old Club

Upper Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1AE, Tel: 0116 305 3860,

The building with two white oriel windows above an optician's is the Old Club. Set up in 1810, it was the first hunting club in Melton Mowbray and was quite exclusive as it could only house four guests.


Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13, Tel: 0116 305 3860

The Defence Animal Centre (DAC) is a training centre, based in Melton Mowbray that trains animals (mainly dogs) for all three armed forces. It is also home of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps.

St John the Baptist RC Church

Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1RB, Tel:

Storer's Almshouses

Upper Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, LE13, Tel: 0116 225 4000

The National Brewery Centre Burton upon Trent
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Horninglow Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1NG, Tel: 01283 532 880, Email,

The National Brewery Centre is a world-class museum and visitor centre that celebrates Burton upon Trent's brewing heritage and its influence on brewing techniques. Restaurant on site.

Thorpe Bridge

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13, Tel: 0116 305 3860,

Wistow Maze

Kibworth Road, Wistow, Nr Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF, Tel: 07884 403889,

Giant 8 acre maize maze. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden amongst 3 miles of paths, with high level bridges & viewing towers. Includes Activity Funyard full of mini mazes and games.

Anglian Water

Egleton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8BT, Tel: 01572 770651

Rutland Water Nature Reserve offers a host of activities for families and younger children throughout the year. All activities are led by experienced teacher naturalists and provide children with the chance to learn about wildlife.


Smisby, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65, Tel: 01283

Annwell Wood sits in a small river valley surrounded by mature trees and hedgerows. Enjoy and explore the beautiful Leicestershire countryside.

Bagworth Heath Woods

Heath Road, Bagworth, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 1DL, Tel: 0116 305 5000

Enjoy pleasant walks through this 75 hectare reclaimed colliery site in The National Forest.

Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire
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Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SP, Tel: 0116 305 5000

The perfect country park to head to for those that enjoy the outdoors. Enjoy scrambling on the rocks or an afternoon walk through the rhododenrons.

Beck House Winery

8 Beck Street, Digby, Lincoln, LN4 3NE, Tel: 01526 320332

Lombard fruit and country wines are made at Beck House Winery from traditional recipes and by traditional methods. All wines have a grape base but are fermented with the named ingredient.

Billa Barra Hill

Billa Barra Lane, Stanton under Bardon, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9PD, Tel: 01455 238141

Head to Billa Barra Hill and see magnificent views of Leicestershire. Great for an afternoon walk.

BlueBell Nursery & Arboretum

Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-de-La-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 2TA, Tel: 01530 413 700

Explore 6 acres of the BlueBell Arboretum, and enjoy the countryside and wildlife in The National Forest.

Bosworth Water Trust, Market Bosworth
Hinckley & Bosworth Tourism Partnership

Wellesborough Road, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13 6PD, Tel: 01455 291 876

Enjoy windsurfing, canoeing and fishing at this 50 acre leisure park. Great for a weekend away camping or caravanning. Refreshments available onsite.

Bouskell Park

Welford Road, Blaby, Leicester, LE18 4FT, Tel: 0116 272 7699

Explore this former Victorian parkland, set on the remains of a Medieval village. Discover an ice house and much more.

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