The Countryside Show is Back

The Countryside Show is Back

Following the success of last year’s show, The Countryside Show returns on Monday 27 August. More than 4,000 visitors entered the gates of the countryside show in 2017 with over 150 traders, exhibitors, charities and community groups, making it one of the most popular...
Spring Has Arrived

Spring Has Arrived

Spring has well and truly arrived on our country parks and throughout the Leicestershire countryside.  The air is full of the fragrances of new growth as plants produce their first shoots of the new growing season. Vibrant birdsong can be heard resonating through our...
Country Park Car Parks

Country Park Car Parks

The County Council are replacing the car park entry/pay systems at Beacon Hill, Market Bosworth and Watermead North. Works are now completed at Upper Beacon Hill and Market Bosworth Country Park car parks and are underway at Lower Beacon Hill.  Works at Watermead...
Autumn Colours

Autumn Colours

Enjoy the wonderful colours of Autumn on our Country Parks   The beautiful colours of Autumn are becoming evident across the Leicestershire countryside and particularly so throughout our varied Country Parks landscapes.  The autumn is a great time to visit one of...
Nature Thriving on our Country Parks

Nature Thriving on our Country Parks

Our beautiful country park sites contain a wide range of important habitats where nature can thrive.  A visit to the wildflower meadow at Market Bosworth Country Park will be rewarded with a diverse wildflower display which includes over 3000 orchids. Visitors to...
Market Bosworth Arboretum

Market Bosworth Arboretum

Improvement works to the arboretum at Market Bosworth Country Park have recently been completed involving the introduction of new ornamental species.  These have enhanced the botanical value of the arboretum and provided a wider range of visual interest. The new...