Explore Leicestershire's countryside, perfect for walking, cycling, horseriding or simply admiring.

Beacon Hill Country Park

Accessed from either Beacon Road or Breakback Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 8SP / LE12 8TA
https://www.leicscountryparks.org.uk/beacon-visitor/

Beacon Hill has been recognised as the site of a Bronze Age Hill Fort since a line of defensive earthworks was discovered near the summit of the Hill. Explore the rocks, rhododendron labyrinth, pathways, chainsaw carvings before having a break at the cafe.


Market Bosworth Country Park

Market Bosworth, Leicestershire CV13 0LP
https://www.leicscountryparks.org.uk/market-bosworth-visitor/

Market Bosworth Country Park, with its open grassland is a great place for family ball games and other activities such as kite flying. There are also facilities for picnics, and a visit to the new play area is always popular with the children.


Watermead Country Park

Wanlip Road, Syston, Leicester LE7 1PD
https://www.leicscountryparks.org.uk/watermead-visitor-information/

Surfaced paths throughout the park provide an opportunity for walking, running and cycling, and many seats along these trails are ideal places for visitors to sit and enjoy the general peace and quiet.


Wistow Maze

Kibworth Road, Leicester. LE8 0QF
Tel:  07884 403889
Email:  diana@wistow.com

https://wistow.com/

Enjoy a fun day out exploring one of the country's largest maize mazes, set in 8 acres of living maize and sunflower crop. It's great exercise for mind and body!  Follow the fun Quiz Trail, and see if you can find all 12 quiz boards hidden amongst the 3 miles of paths, with high level bridges and viewing towers giving stunning panoramic views.