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Explore Leicestershire's country parks and find out about public rights of way.

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  • Country Parks in Leicestershire 

    Visitor information for all of Leicestershire's country parks

  • Country parks car parking season ticket 

    A car-parking season ticket will save you time and money when visiting our Country Parks regularly.

  • Where to walk in Leicestershire  

    There are lots of different walking routes and paths to follow throughout Leicestershire. You can use our public rights of way map to find new routes to walk.

  • Where to cycle in Leicestershire 

    Find out about where to cycle in Leicestershire, improve your cycling skills and report any problem with a cycle route.

  • Sports centres and facilities 

    Search for sports centres, clubs and facilities provided by Leicestershire County Council and District Councils.

  • Plan an event 

    Aspects that need to be considered and organised by an event organiser when planning an event.

  • Fishing season tickets 

    Fish waters which are closed to non-season ticket holders with a season ticket.

  • Beaumanor Hall 

    Beaumanor Hall is a Victorian country house set in the Leicestershire countryside, and can be hired for your event.

  • Bosworth Battlefield 

    Discover more about King Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth 1485, a major turning point in English history, at the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and country park.

  • The 1620s House and Garden 

    See the beautifully restored period rooms and talk to our volunteers about the history of the house, its connection to the Gunpowder Plot, and life in the 1620s. Set in beautiful 17th century style gardens with labelled plants and flowers, an orchard, herb gardens and a maze. Previously known as Donington Le Heath Manor House.

  • Century Theatre 

    Britain’s oldest surviving travelling theatre. Renovated and reassembled on a purpose-built site at the former Snibston Colliery, it re-opened in 1997 and continues to be a unique and special venue providing high quality performances, shows, live music and films.

  • Snibston Park  

    Leicestershire County Council is planning the next chapter in Snibston’s rich history. We have bold plans to redevelop the park at Snibston, making it an asset for the community which is rooted in the site’s mining heritage and looking forward to the opportunities for the future.

  • Definitive Map and statement 

    You can arrange to view the definitive map. The County Council is required to maintain a definitive map and statement of public rights of way, as the legal record of public rights of way in Leicestershire.

  • Definitive Map modification orders 

    The Definitive Map is the legal record of public rights of way in Leicestershire.

  • Leicestershire Local Access Forum 

    The Leicestershire Local Access Forum represents the interests of everyone concerned with public access in Leicestershire including both users and landowners.


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