Visiting our Parks

Opening Times
All our parks are open every day. Beacon, Watermead North and Market Bosworth Country Parks car parks allow entry from 7am each morning until dusk. We do not permit overnight parking or camping.

*PDF download for specific closing times

Prices / ticket machines
All-day parking at our country parks costs just £2.50. Pay-on-entry machines are installed at Beacon, Watermead and Market Bosworth. Please ensure you have correct change on arrival. The machines do not give out tickets.

Season Tickets
If you are a regular visitor to Leicestershire County Council Country Parks you could save money with a car park Season Ticket, which is valid for all our parks. For just £60 (plus £10 deposit) you could save money and eliminate the hassle of searching for change every visit.

PDF of each application form and reasons to buy?

Countryside Code
Help us to keep our country parks safe and enjoyable for all visitors by respecting the Countryside Code and bylaws.

– Keep dogs under close control
– Leave gates and property as you find them
– Do not pick wild flowers or remove any other flora
– Do not swim in any of our lakes or ponds, nor let your dog(s) swim
– Do not light fires

*Please note: customers are no longer allowed to light BBQ’s at our parks due to the recent hot weather. Thank you for your cooperation.

For more information see the full Countryside Code here