Outdoor Attractions and Parks
Gorse Hill City farm
A great place to visit with the family, Gorse Hill is a working farm which has animals to pet as well as an adventure playground and picnic area.
Address: Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ
Services: 74 from the City Centre towards Anstey
Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre
Adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others.
Address: Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5PN
Services: 25 from the City Centre towards Mowmacre Hill
The award-winning Abbey Park has its own pets corner, boating lake and Chinese garden. You can also take a stroll around the ruins of Leicester Abbey, which are located in the park grounds.
Address: Abbey Park Road, Leicester
Services: 26 & 54 from the City Centre towards Beaumont centre
A great place to visit with the family, Braunstone Park has a mix of established woodland, spinneys and meadows with 2 lakes, play areas and an open air gym.
Winstanley House is located in the park and serves food and drink www.winstanleyhouse.co.uk/restaurant
Address: Hinckley Road, Leicester
Services: 18 from the City Centre towards Braunstone
Humberstone Park has attractive gardens and a popular childrens play area, the park also has a cafe.
Address: Uppingham Road, Leicester
Services: 38/38A from the City Centre towards Netherhall
Victoria Park can be as tranquil or lively as you like. The park has a number of well laid out pathways that wind through beautiful tree-lined avenues, while also boasting sporting facilities, play areas and a skate park, it is also adjacent to Leicester University.
Address: London Road, Leicester
Services: 22 from the City Centre towards Evington, 54 from the City Centre towards Goodwood
Haymarket Shopping Centre The Haymarket is home to many large retail stores including Primark, Matalan, H&M and Costa.
Family Days Out
The National Space Centre An award-winning attraction, the Space Centre is the UK's largest visitor centre dedicated to space science and astronomy.
Freemans Park Freemans Park has a selection of entertainment to offer from the Odeon Cinema, showing all the top movies of the day to Mecca Bingo.