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Morning run

Lovely well kept place. We love it so much we've bought an annual parking pass. The cafe is nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ShirazShaz26
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Good base for a walk, run or cycle

We often use Hicks Lodge as a base for a country run. Lovely little cafe to help refuelling! Car... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Markadlz
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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All reviews cakes round the lake dog friendly cafe bike shop toasties activity pack great trails blue trail cycle hire nice cafe bike rides off road gruffalo trail reasonable parking car park family trail great couple of hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely well kept place. We love it so much we've bought an annual parking pass. The cafe is nice too. We regularly run around the various tracks and finish with a relaxing drink.

Thank ShirazShaz26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often use Hicks Lodge as a base for a country run. Lovely little cafe to help refuelling! Car park on site but make sure you get a ticket from the machine!

Thank Markadlz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to go for a walk and a bike ride. Execellent for families with young childern. Good for people of all abilities.

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Not too taxing. Just the right level of difficulty to keep your eye in. Plus a variety of different routes for the kids.

Thank Robjem69
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Visited last weekend with the kids as my 3 year old is Gruffalo mad and absolutely loved the Gruffalo trail last time we came. We live almost an hour away and have plenty of other places we could have chosen to spend the day which...More

1  Thank Frazzled0
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve recently discovered this place for walking our border collie. We’ve lived in the area for a few years but didn’t even know this place existed! Great find and will be a regular haunt from now on with ‘Meg’! Perfect for walking with nice paths,...More

Thank Liam198686
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with my 2 children and a friend plus her 4 children. Fab cycle round the lake and a lovely spot for a picnic afterwards. Children enjoyed playing in the play area too, especially the large wooden climbing frame.

Thank Jet622471
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful local attraction. We go frequently for walks, bike rides, picnics and coffee and (lovely) cake. It’s run by the Forestry Commission and is very well maintained and facilitated. Everything you need for a day out with the family.... Parking is £3 for all...More

1  Thank emmaburditt
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I often visit here as live nearby. There is a pay and display car park nearby to the main centre which has a cafe and bike centre where you are able to hire cycles. Over the road you will find a variety of different cycle...More

Thank ellliottg
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This had been recommended by a lot of people so we visited on a hot Sunday afternoon. The café was busy but we had a well prepared toastie sitting outside overlooking the site. We could see that the bike shop was busy too. The place...More

Thank Lucky13s
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Bemily2016
2 May 2018|
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Response from Lloyd D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can now.
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PaulG7109
20 February 2018|
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Response from Lloyd D | Reviewed this property |
£8 an hour and I think it’s £12 for 2 hours including helmets.
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Nigel B
18 January 2017|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure as I've only ever seen cars parked, is give hicks lodge a ring!
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