Old John TowerDeparture from: The pole gate leading into wood at Hunts Hill (Old John) Car Park.
Postcode LE6 0AH.
Duration – approx. 2 hours.

This unique tour offers a rare opportunity to see inside the Tower and enjoy the amazing panoramic views of Leicestershire. Learn about the windmill that previously stood on the hill and the legends associated with it and also the racecourse around the base of the hill.


Panoramic views form Old John Tower

This walk is over grass and in places, over steep, rocky slopes making it unsuitable for people in wheelchairs. A very popular walk, limited to a maximum of 30 people.

Dogs are not allowed in Tower.

Please note car parking pay and display on the day for £4 at Hunts Hill car park. (all day parking)

Hunts Hill (Old John) car park LE6 0AH (off Sharpley Hill/Warren Hill and opposite turn into Benscliffe Road) – The closest car park to Old John and the War Memorial. This is the best car park for exploring the Upper Park and getting some peace and quiet.

Part of the information graphics inside Old John Tower

This event is now SOLD OUT.

Contact the Visitor Centre on 0116 236 2713 extension 25 between 11.00 and 15.30 to see if there are any cancellations or check the website for other events of a similar nature.