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Bradgate Park

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Legit deer just roaming free

What a beautiful park! Being dragged along for Sunday walks is never my favourite thing, but this... read more

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Nhamp26
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Excellent family experience

This is an increadably beautiful and large park, well maintained and looked after, there are lots... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stuart J
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Bradgate Park was first enclosed as a deer park (for hunting) in the 12th Century. Herds of Red and Fallow Deer still roam freely across the Park's 800 acres today.The Park is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its importance as...more
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Newtown Linford LE6 OHE, England
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+44 116 234 1850
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a beautiful park! Being dragged along for Sunday walks is never my favourite thing, but this place really did surprise me. After a few minutes we saw a couple of stunning reindeer just chilling around with people. As we walked further in, we saw...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an increadably beautiful and large park, well maintained and looked after, there are lots to see and do, amazing close up experiences with wild deer that roam the park freely. If you have dogs they need to be kept on a leash so...More

Thank Stuart J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This park has been somewhere I have visited so many times now and will continue to do so. The park is kept in such great condition with is amazing for it's size. Being able to be so close to nature is so humbling. The visitors...More

Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely love this place for a quality walk experience, from the quality remains of Lady Jane Grey's family home, to the wonderful deer herds, wooded walks, Old john folley and flowing river, if you love Nature it's all simply fab here. Never been? bring a...More

Thank RobGWalker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place, history great walks and views all rolled into one. One of my favourite places on the planet.

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Bradgate Park for more than 40 years but never been on one of the guided walks and never seen inside Old John until today. This walk cost £5 per person plus the car park charge of £4 (£3 on weekdays)...More

1  Thank crispandduke
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never dared to dream, I would return to the places I once reached by foot/horse at Bradgate Park after I got paralysis from being bucked from a horse. Until a kind person donated a TRAMPER mobility scooter to Bradgate Park. The staff - professional,...More

2  Thank Missie W
Peter T, General Manager at Bradgate Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure, and quite humbling, to hear what a difference the Tramper makes to our visitors We were able to buy the Tramper a few years ago thanks to the generosity of the Big Lottery Fund and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to spend a few hours on a summers day with a picnic and judging by the number of visitors, the locals love it too. A huge , clean, well facilitated, almost landscaped park . Split into two halves, one inhabited...More

Thank Craig M
Peter T, General Manager at Bradgate Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Bradgate Park sits about 5 miles from Leicester City Centre and is enjoyed by many people coming out from the city as well as residents of wider Leicestershire and visitors from further afield. We are not a municipal park provided...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here numerous times, you can bring a picnic and spend the day here especially on sunny days. Great place to bring the grandchildren there are deer in the park and such a variety of birds. You can walk for miles, it's seeped in history...More

Thank C9822HBhelena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the main area of car park 1 to the visitor centre is very nice good wide paths bins and seats,but from car park 3 up to st johns and down I walked past 2 benches!!! there needs to be more 2you are here" signs and...More

1  Thank michellefisher2002
Peter T, General Manager at Bradgate Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. In the Upper Park near to Old John tower we try to strike a balance between providing adequate facilities and preserving the area's 'wild and unspoilt appearance that visitors tell us they value. There are large maps at every entrance...More

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Kkkkelliott
24 April 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Property representative |
From Newtown Linford, it is 1mile to the ruins of Bradgate House, 1.25 miles to the Visitor Centre and 2 miles to the Hallgates (Cropston) entrance.
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michellefisher2002
16 February 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Property representative |
The ruins are closed over the winter. Guided tours run every day between April and October. You can pick up a free map of the Park at the Visitor Centre or download from our website.
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JennyGr
17 October 2017|
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Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
The whole site is a children's play area, hundreds of acres of open spaces, bracken slopes, rocks and streams , absolute paradise for kids, dogs, people of all ages , and the ruins of Lady Jane Gray's family home ( only... More
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