Visiting Bradgate Park Eat, Drink, Shop Eat, Drink, Shop Deer Barn Café The Bradgate Park Trust offers limited indoor seating & takeaway of refreshments at the Deer Barn Café. Located in the middle of the Park next to the Visitor Centre, the café is situated off the tarmac carriageway (between Bradgate House Ruins and Hallgates car park). A detailed map can be found at Visit Bradgate Park for the exact location. It offers a variety of refreshments including hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, ice creams, confectionery, crisps and daily specials. Normal opening hours: Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm - Please note that if the park is quiet or there are poor weather conditions opening times may vary. Venison can be purchased at the Tearoom or be ordered over the phone from our Estate Office for collection at the Tearoom. Visitor Centre and Shop Normal opening Hours: Weekends 11am - 4pm Here you will find a wide variety of quality gifts, bespoke Bradgate Park items, souvenirs, and a range of books about Lady Jane Grey, local and natural history. There are also plenty of items (such as duck food, trails and booklets that will help add to your visit to Bradgate Park, including a pack for our Orienteering Trail that helps you explore the whole of the Park.) The Shop also carries a small stock of Bradgate Park charcoal and net bags of logs and kindling. These are made as by-products of our Estate work. All income from these helps in our work to conserve and maintain the historic landscape of Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood. The Deer Hut Located next to the Deer Barn Tearoom the Deer Hut serves hot drinks and freshly made crepes and waffles. This cash only and ran by Alonzi ice-cream. For further information visit: www.facebook.com/alonziicecream Ice Cream As well as being able to buy ice creams in our Tearooms, Bradgate Park is also home to Alonzi's Ice cream who have been serving visitors to the Park for over 20 years, under licence. Their team has ice cream vans at busy periods at Hallgates (Cropston) and Hunts Hill (Old John) car parks. Within the Park their popular Ice Cream Tricycles stop along the carriageway at busy periods and school holidays. They also join major events in the Ruins and wider Park. Picnics As well as at our Tearoom, there are plenty of places to enjoy picnics when visiting Bradgate Park, with picnic tables located near to our three car parks and just off the main carriage way. Please do remember if you are bringing a picnic to clear up after your visit, take your litter home, or use the general waste and recycling bins provided. Please do not feed the wildlife.