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  • Quality Tourism in Leicestershire

Country Park, free entry

QLTY TOURISM IN LEICESTERSHIRE

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford

The ruins of Bradgate House

Contact

Bradgate Park Trust Estate Office

0116 236 2713

Address

Bradgate Park,
Newtown Linford,
Leicestershire,
LE6 0HE

Details

Bradgate Park is Leicestershire's largest and most popular country park. It comprises of 840 acres of land with grass, heath, bracken, rocky outcrops, small woods, herds of deer and the River Lin. The Park also includes the ruins of Bradgate House, the birthplace and early home of Lady Jane Grey 1537 - 1554 (Nine Days Queen of England.) Old John Tower folly, a well known Leicestershire landmark, stands on the ridge of high land.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Disabled access along tarmac path through centre of park. All-terrain mobility scooter available for hire. Drive-through scheme for Blue Badge holders - contact us for details or visit our website. Check our website or pick up a leaflet for details of our guided walks and events programme.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Bradgate Park is open to visitors from 7.45am until dusk on every day of the year. The car parks are closed at dusk and all vehicles must be removed by then.

Three car parks are available for use by visitors. They are located at the main entrance points to Bradgate Park

Newtown Linford (entrance within the village, off Bradgate Road – alongside the Church). This is the Main entrance and leads to most picturesque areas of Park. Newtown Linford is our busiest car park and, if you are looking for peace and quiet on a busy day or just a different walk, you may like to try one of our other car parks. (Use Post Code LE6 OHB for SatNav)

Hallgates (Cropston) (off Roecliffe Road). Nearest car park to Deer Barn Tea Room & Visitor Centre. (Use Post Code LE7 7HQ for SatNav)

Hunts Hill (Old John) (off Sharpley Hill/Warren Hill) and opposite turn into Benscliffe Road). Most convenient for the higher parts of the Park and for Old John Tower and the war memorial. (Use Post Code LE6 OAH for SatNav)

Prices

Free entry

Admission to the Park is free but car parking charges apply

All prices are for an ‘All Day’ ticket

Car/Small Van/Motorcycle
Monday - Friday £3
Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays £4

Mini-Coach/Large Van/Motorhome
7 Days/week incl Bank Holidays £6

Coach
7 Days/week incl Bank Holidays £12

Horse Box/Trailer
7 Days/week incl Bank Holidays £6

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • 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
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Disabled access along tarmac path through centre of park. All-terrain mobility scooter available for hire. Drive-through scheme for Blue Badge holders - contact us for details or visit our website. Check our website or pick up a leaflet for details of our guided walks and events programme.

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)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Notes

  • Our Access Statement is available on our website www.bradgatepark.org

Public Areas

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

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 525112  Lat: 52.69637 Long: -1.22374

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