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this is excellent park plenty of space , a very large park with two excellent cafe's on by main... read more

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A wonderful country park for all ages

Bradgate Park is a beautiful country park in Leicestershire which offers visitors (both young and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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this is excellent park plenty of space , a very large park with two excellent cafe's on by main road the other in the centre

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bradgate Park is a beautiful country park in Leicestershire which offers visitors (both young and old) the opportunity to explore the local countryside. It has a number of entrances and (paid) carparks and is easily accessible for the elderly and disabled.

There is a paved footpath right through the park, but you can also walk on the vast grassed woodland areas aswell. Dogs however must be kept on a lead at all times. There are many very old trees in the park (some up to 800 years old), the ruins of Lady Jane Grey's house and quite a number of deer roaming around. More recently a (free) visitor centre has been opened in the middle of the park, which holds a lot of information regarding the park's history. The staff there are extremely freindly and helpful and are very willing to share their knowledge with you.
There is also a restaurant and outside terrace area next to the visitor centre.

From young children running around to the elderly taking a leisurely stroll, Bradgate Park is wonderful for all ages and gives you plenty of fresh air whatever the weather. I can certainly recommend a visit when you are in the area.

Thank Michael1111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to visit at any time of the year. A lovely stretch of unspoilt Leicestershire countryside little changed in over 600 years. The visitors centre is most informative and the adjacent tearoom is a good place to have some welcome refreshment before walking back to the main car park. Weekends can be rather crowded so weekdays better if possible.

Thank tw0teas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know what it is about the park but I adored my visit there. It's not a conventional country park (ie just woodland) and it's great that its accessible to the public. The path running through the grounds looks great for push chairs and wheelchair users. The varied terrain, the trees, the tower on the hill and the ruins appealed to me massively. The ruins of the house were not accessible when I visited unfortunately. I am a history buff so I wanted to find out more about Lady Jane's ancestral home. The park is beautifully maintained and I thought the visitor centre was very interesting. I plan to go again when it snows so I can take lots of photos.

Thank Clare B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large area with more than 1 entrance but whatever end you need to take a good walk (early sunrise for the Red Deer) to get onto the deer. There is a nice cafe halfway along but it doesn’t open until 10.00am which was too late for us wanting to catch the Red deer before they drifted off to the woods so take sandwiches & a flask.
They’re some wonderful,scenery & as the sun rises & burns the cool mists it has an eerie beauty as the Stags bellow & Chase any pretender to their throne. Fascinating. Check the weather & go in October when the Deer rut.

Thank Wellitsmytake
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is always a pleasure to visit. The walks and the ruins are brilliant. I always enjoy visiting this place and its brilliant for families to explore with their children.

Thank Triggertrog1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful. Really great walk. Beautiful views. Lovely to walk around the ruins. We saw the deer from afar. The dogs loved it. Plenty of bins for rubbish. Ducks and swans everywhere. Perfect place to give the fluffs a good run out.

Thank ClaireTHayes
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

I take my dogs regular to Bradgate park, great few hours, plenty of walking and sightseeing. Lovely cafe on sight and plenty of food outlets of sight.

Thank outland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great for an afternoon stroll and the deer come really close so take care if you are walking with young children or dogs, which have to be kept on lead at all times.

Lovely café and museum in the centre of the park. Museum gives history of the site and Royal disappointments!

Look for special events and open air plays.

Small fee for car park. Toilets available near Newtown Linford car park and cafes.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Bradgate Park is an absolute must if you are in the local area. On a nice day, the views are beautiful all around you. To add to the views deer roam freely which is still something I think is amazing.

Dogs are to be on leads and it is a friendly environment for big, small, young and old. Parking is £4 for the day I believe and I think its cash only.

You could easily spend a good few hours walking all over the park and I've been three times now and each time felt different. Theirs a cafe for coffee and cake along with a small museum which talks about the history of Bradgate Park.

It's worth making sure you have plenty of battery on your phone or bring a camera as there is plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank Miles515
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