Parks and outdoor activities

Leicestershire's natural environment will be protected.

Explore Leicestershire's country parks and find out about public rights of way. Find out how to apply for a fishing permit.

Visitor information for all of Leicestershire's country parks

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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



90 per cent of people agreed that nature should be protected for its own sake