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  • Quality Tourism in Leicestershire
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Country Park, next open Wed 1 Apr - Fri 30 Oct 2015, free entry

QLTY TOURISM IN LEICESTERSHIRE

Details

Whether you want to explore this 840 acre country park with friends or family for a day enjoying the outdoors or want some peace and tranquility Bradgate Park is a must-visit. Take along a picnic, camera or your walking boots!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedGuided tours for groupsSmoking allowed

Disabled access along tarmac path through centre of park. During the summer months by arrangement you can drive through the centre of the park on Thursdays (NOT between end of October and 1st April). Ranger lead tours available by pre-booking.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Wed 1 Apr - Fri 30 Oct 2015 Mon - Fri 11:00 to 17:00 | Sat - Sun 10:30 to 17:00
Open early morning until dusk.
Opening Hours:

April – October (inclusive)

Daily

Weekdays – 11.00am – 5.00pm

Weekends & Bank Holidays – 10.30am – 5.00pm

November – March (inclusive)

Daily

Weekdays – 11.00am – 4.00pm

Weekends – 10.30am – 4.00pm

Prices

Free entry

(up to 3 hours) Monday to friday £2.50 Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays £3.00
(Allday) Monday to Friday £4.00 Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays £5.00

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Jul Chainsaw Carving

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

Disabled access along tarmac path through centre of park. During the summer months by arrangement you can drive through the centre of the park on Thursdays (NOT between end of October and 1st April). Ranger lead tours available by pre-booking.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 523098  Lat: 52.68391 Long: -1.22688

Bradgate Park has three entrances: the main entrance in Newtown Linford. Also Cropston (Hallgates) and Old John (Hunts Hill). Swithland wood has two entrances, north and south.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Leicester station