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The Countryside of Leicestershire

Discover the countryside of Leicestershire on your doorstep or on holiday



Leicestershires Countryside
With information on Parks, Gardens and outdoor activities.

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust
Lots of info on the wildlife and landscape of Leicestershire as well as the Trusts reserves.

Parks and outdoor activities - Leics. CC
Country Parks, Walking, Cycling and more at Leicestershire County Council.

CPRE Leicestershire
CPRE fights for a better future for Leicestershire’s countryside...

Leics. Countryside - Visit England
Things to do in the Leicestershire countryside at the official Visit England site.

Leicestershire Country Parks
Info on sites, parks, volunteering, the countryside show and more.

Leicester & Leicestershire – on foot
Find out about footpaths, bridleways and byways across the city and county...

NatureSpot - Recording Wildlife
Recording the Wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Parks & Open Spaces - Leicester
Information about parks and open spaces at Leicester City Council.

Local Nature Reserves
Extensive list and further details of LNRs in Leicestershire.

SSSIs in Leicestershire
List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Leicestershire with further details.

Leicestershire's NNRs
Leicestershire's National Nature Reserves at

Sponsored Listings
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Rural Retreats in Leicestershire

A fine lodge in a woodland clearing set in a country estate of 2000 acres with picturesque lakes and built using estate timber. 3 beds, wood burning stove...

Latest News

RSS News | Leicestershire Country Parks
  • Coronavirus (covid-19) update – car parks opened 13th May 2020
    Focusing on the health and wellbeing of everyone is our top priority. People who are able to access our parks are welcome to visit as part of their daily exercise but we are asking that social distancing guidelines are followed at all times, staying two metres apart from others and keeping dogs on leads. Following […]
  • Coronavirus (covid-19) update – parks now closed 22nd March 2020
    Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff and visitors is our top priority. In response to local reports of people continuing to gather in public places, we have taken the difficult decision to close all country parks effective immediately. We’re encouraging all our visitors to stay safe in these unprecedented times by keeping […]
  • Coronavirus (covid-19) update 20th March 2020
    In line with national guidance and government recommendations our Country Park sites are currently remaining open. Please continue to check back on our web pages and social media for updates, should this change. Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and visitors is our top priority.  We are taking additional measures at […]
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