Notice of Intention to Vary Public Space Protection Order Relating to Dogs

Consultation: Charnwood Borough Council Notice of Intention to Vary a Public Space Protection Order (‘PSPO’) DOG CONTROL – BRADGATE PARK AND SWITHLAND WOOD Read more

Queen of Bradgate Historic Ghost Walks

Join the Haunted Heritage Team on this special Ghost Walk, which is part of the Queen of Bradgate Celebrations. Over 16s only. Wrap up warm and bring a torch. The walk covers a distance of approximately 2 miles with frequent stops. Read more

The History of Bradgate Park

Bradgate Park is steeped in history – from its Norman beginnings as a hunting park to the building of Bradgate House, home of Lady Jane Grey in the early 1500s and beyond.Read more

Hazel Walking Stick Workshop Sun 22nd July 2018

A new opportunity at Bradgate Park! Join Ian Varley from Rustic Carpentry, for a weekend of sessions to make your own hazel walking stick from hazel cut from Swithland Wood. Sessions last 90 minutes There are three sessions available throughout the day Read more

Holiday activities: Family Photography Walk

Take part in our new programme of holiday activities aimed at children and families. The photo walk is suitable for you if you are interested in creating better photos of Bradgate Park. Read more

Open Air Theatre The Reluctant Dragon

When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the Boy is not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems only right for a dragon to be living in it. But this particular dragon is not a bit like the ones in fairy tales - this one writes poetry and doesn’t like fighting! Read more

Open Air Theatre The Reluctant Dragon

When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the Boy is not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems only right for a dragon to be living in it. But this particular dragon is not a bit like the ones in fairy tales - this one writes poetry and doesn’t like fighting! Read more

After the Volcanoes geology walk

Bite sized Bradgate geology walk- After the Volcanoes. Did you know that Bradgate Park was once a desert? If you would like to find out more, come along to this walk.Read more

Trees and Woodlands of Bradgate

Explore historic woodland areas – Coppice Wood, Dale Wood and Memorial Wood (an area of oak planted in 1953). View the ancient oak and sweet chestnut trees, some over 500 years old.Read more

Holiday activities: Creative Writing session

Take part in our new programme of holiday activities aimed at children. The ancient trees of Bradgate Park have seen many events and they have inspired local artist, Leigh Ann McDonagh, to work on a special project.Read more

Holiday activity- bug hunting drop in

Take part in our new programme of holiday activities aimed at children. Bradgate Park is home to countless bugs, come along to discover some of them. Read more

Bite sized Bradgate history walk

Bite sized Bradgate History walk. There are so many stories to tell about the Park and this walk will give you a taste of some of them.Read more