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  • Green Flag Award

Country Park, free entry

GREEN FLAG AWARD

Contact

Country Parks Team

0116 305 5000

Address

Wanlip Road,
Syston,
Leicester,
LE7 1PD

Details

Explore 2 miles of Watermead, walk or cycle around man-made lakes or enjoy windsurfing or sailing. You can even take it easy with and a tuck into a picnic packed with tasty local produce!

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsPicnic site

Disabled access

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open dawn til dusk

Prices

Free entry

Prices:
Parking £2.50. Pay on Entry
Annual Season Ticket: £60.00

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance

General

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

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 607113  Lat: 52.69636 Long: -1.10262

Off the A56 near Syston, follow the brown tourist signs. Access to the northern car park is off Wanlip Rd near Syston (off the A46). Toilets are available at this end of the park.
Bus no 61/61a from Haymarket bus station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport