GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Brocks Hill Country Park

1 miles (2 km)

Enjoy woodland, meadows, ponds and a community orchard in this 67 acre country park in Leicester. There are a number of well laid out footpaths to follow and a visitor centre with a cafe. The park is located between Oadby and Wigston.
On the site there's some interesting sculptures and handy information boards which tell you all about the flora and fauna you can see here. Look out for a variety of butterflies around the meadows and several species of woodland bird.

Postcode

LE2 5JJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Brocks Hill Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brocks Hill Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's a decent on site cafe selling a range of snacks and meals.

Dog Walking

The park is a popular place for dog walkers so you'll probably see other owners on your visit. There's waterbowls and waste bags available at the Country Park Centre. Please keep them under close control as you make your way around the site.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

If you head to the western side of the city you can visit Leicester's largest local nature reserve at Aylestone Meadows. Near here you could also pick up the River Soar Walk and visit the lovely Watermead Country Park where there are a series of lakes to explore.
Just to the south there's Everards Meadows where there's a popular cycle route and more nice walking trails. The site also includes a cafe and cycle hire centre.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Leicestershire Walks page.

Photos

Bird Sculpture Brock Hill Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 2182337

Bird Sculpture Brock Hill Country Park

Brocks hill - panoramio

A wintery scene at the park 1

Brocks hill - panoramio - Nick Hitchings (1)

A wintery scene at the park 2

Lucas Marsh Nature Reserve - geograph.org.uk - 2182154

Lucas Marsh Nature Reserve

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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