Bradgate Park, Swithland Wood, car parks, Estate Office, Tearooms, Visitor Centre, Memorial Wood, and Toilets are closed until further notice.
All events until the end of May postponed.
Click to visit full page. Read more
With three levels of Corporate Membership there are opportunities to help support the Trust's excellent conservation work through annual support. Read more
Celebrate someone special with a unique Bronze Memorial Oak Leaf at Memorial Wood in the heart of Bradgate Park. Read more
The Bradgate Park Trust is committed to protecting and sharing the heritage in our care, now and for future generations. Read more
Bradgate Park is Leicestershire's only Medieval Deer Park to the north of Leicester City.
Over 830 acres, steeped in history, teeming with wonderful wildlife, the UK's oldest fossils, 550 red and fallow deer and the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey.
Rich in heritage, wildlife and amazing landscapes, Bradgate Park is Leicestershire's favourite day out with two tearoom and free-to-visit Visitor Centre.
Swithland Wood is an attractive and atmospheric area of Ancient Woodland, covering 170 acres.
Rich in history and wildlife, it is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
The Wood is an important habitat for a wide range of plant and animal species, with rocky outcrops and old quarries.
The educational and heritage charity that cares for Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood, some of Leicestershire’s best-loved areas of countryside.
Help support the work of the Bradgate Park Trust to protect and share Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood now and for future generations.
Volunteering opportunities include conservation projects, helping visitors at the Visitor Centre, guiding walks and tours, assisting with events, school visits and community talks. We have something for everyone!
The Bradgate Park Trust is a registered charity, established by Charles Bennion when he purchased the Estate for the enjoyment of visitors in 1928.
We appreciate all help people give us and if you would like to support our work, please get in touch.
A summary of our educational activities and modules for school visits and guidance for visiting schools.
Welcome to the 2020 Events Page, thank you for visiting.
Many people visit the Park as is it a beautiful place at any anytime of the year and as a natural environment it changes daily.
Please open this event up to find a little more about the Park
This is the first open day for Old John Tower for 2020. Come and join our team to learn about Leicestershire's iconic landmark and it's fascintating story. Read more
A walk through this ancient woodland containing some of the best remaining examples of oak wood in Charnwood Forest. With rich and varied flora and fauna and also home to a diverse butterfly, moth and bird population. Read more