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Castle Hill Country Park

Astill Lodge Road | Beaumont Leys North, Leicester LE4 1EF, England
+44 116 454 1003
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Pleasant bit of green, close to the city.

This bit of green space provides a breather from the confines of Leicester. There is no car park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Riggeruk
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Dog walking every day.

Great place; left wild. Lots of paths and lots of wild flowers. Gets a bit wet after heavy rain... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Robert S
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Astill Lodge Road | Beaumont Leys North, Leicester LE4 1EF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This bit of green space provides a breather from the confines of Leicester. There is no car park that I know of, just street parking, though there is a public car park in Anstey and you can walk from there. I can't think of any...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great place; left wild. Lots of paths and lots of wild flowers. Gets a bit wet after heavy rain. Lovely brook and lots of trees.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I had a lovely walk today from the edge of Leicester to the county side of the park. I strolled across the floodplains, and along the trail following the Rothley brook. I returned on the city side via 'Castle Hill' with its lovely views, and...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

You find a little part of history in the most unlikely places! Check out the history of this place - so interesting! There are facts and figures dotted around and brass rubbings to do for the kids! There is an orchard there with so many...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great for a short or long walks, take my dog here regularly. No steep hills so ideal for most people. Lots of information boards to read on way round. Only problem is parking which is very limited

1  Thank NigelM63
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had not been to Castle Hill Park for some time,due to the very bad experience of dog mess last time. This time however, we did not have to constantly dodge any dog mess. the paths had just been mowed and were clearly identifiable. The...More

1  Thank lbmking
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

The park is mostly used by dog walker however the park has lots interest the children enjoy Padding in the stream, wooded areas and grass areas. You can download orientated routes for park which encourage the children to explore more of the park

1  Thank Helx22
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live next to here so it's an ideal place to take our dogs to stretch their legs and they love it BUT the downside is that the fields are in great need of a cut. It's ok running the tractor down...More

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is a beautiful country Park which is 3 miles long by 1 mile wide.it has lovely Bluebell woods and is an ideal place for dog walkers.It has an historical castle hill mound that used to have a wooden castle the in the 12th century...More

1  Thank Dave P
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

Nice big park with beautiful views and paths going in all directions to get lost in, a few nice earthworks too.

Thank Jason2411
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