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Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre

Washbrook Lane | Oadby, Leicester LE2 5JJ, England
+44 116 257 2888
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Cafe needs work!!!!!

I visited with my sister- in -law and our children and I can't fault the grounds or the play area... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Samantha G
via mobile
Great adventure play ground

You can take dogs and children her, with entertainment for them such as a large adventure play... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Brocks Hill Centre is set within the 30 hectare country park. Wildlife habitats include woodland, meadows, ponds and community orchard, which are all laid out with access friendly paths. The site has an accredited Green Flag award and Country Park Accreditation standard. A dedicated team help visitors explore the natural environment and take part in regular activities and events for all. Play areas inspired by the natural environment and den building area provide a popular family focus. Additional elements include sculptures and orienteering courses around the Country Park. Brocks Hill hosts popular holiday and school activities, as well as natural history training days and events that encourage a reconnection to the natural world. Volunteers help manage the natural environment and the site team run popular employee volunteer and conservation volunteer days. The Centre incorporates a cafe, gift shop and toilets, as well as a hall and meeting room overlooking the Country Park, which are available for hire. Free car parking means it is a popular location for a great day out!
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  • Average9%
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Washbrook Lane | Oadby, Leicester LE2 5JJ, England
Washbrook Lane | Oadby, Leicester LE2 5JJ, England
+44 116 257 2888
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I visited with my sister- in -law and our children and I can't fault the grounds or the play area although a lot of things were taped off so they couldn't go on them but plenty of other things to do then we decided to...More

1  Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

You can take dogs and children her, with entertainment for them such as a large adventure play ground, with slides and swings. There is inside seating but prices are quite high.

Thank emeraldelegance0
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, great park for kids of all ages. Lovely walks with lots of little wooded areas to explore & den building area. Nice little cafe serving good variety of snacks & ice creams /tea coffee.

Thank jellytots_28
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Good place for children, dogs wheelchair friendly paths.Play areas for children. Outside seating.Good as we had our dog with us.Very surprised at the cafe no atmosphere at all.The displays of cakes and scones not at all inspiring.The redeeming feature the coffee was good.

Thank drurymo
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and my friend both drove over an hour to meet at this park for a day out. We each have 2 children under 2, unfortunately it was raining and chilly so we could not sit outside to eat. We went into the little cafe...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Used to come here a lot when he kiddies were small and only recently started going again! Great place for a nice walk, kids can play safely! Beautiful in a summers day, take a picnic! The visitor centre is also nice!

Thank Kiran J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lovely place to walk or take children within very easy distance of the city. Really good to see displays about the environment, to walk around and then come back to the cafe-really good!!

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 8 May 2017

been here quite a few times, great place for the kids, with good play area, den building, wildlife, cafe, toilets, free parking. lovely views.

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Free parking, nice play areas and a few nice walks that you can get around with a pushchair, especially if you don't mind some intrepid off-roading. There are often activities on for kids in the holidays, e.g. nature exploring. Living in Wigston this is a...More

Thank MLambert51
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have been visiting Brocks Hill Country Park for years with my three grandchildren. The large play area is great for them to run around and they particularly enjoy the den building area. It is a lovely place to take a picnic when the weather...More

Thank Pauline1923
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Kevin N
10 June 2017|
Response from MLambert51 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen joggers at Brocks Hill and there are no rules against it, just be aware that some of the paths further from the visitor centre can be a little narrow and it might interrupt your jogging! Perhaps as a deviation... More