Visiting Bradgate Park Visitor Centre Visitor Centre & Shop The Visitor Centre opened Summer of 2016, following a redevelopment made possible as part of the Rotary Club of Leicester's centenary and grants from a number of local trusts and foundations. The official opening was performed by Sir David Attenborough, a lifelong visitor to Bradgate Park. Opening hours Weekends and school holidays 11am-4pm Weekdays (outside of school holidays) Closed There is no entry charge and the family-friendly displays tells the stories of the Park, its origins, its history, its geology, and the wildlife that live in and visit the Park. There are opportunities to have a close-up encounter with wildlife, hear from Lady Jane Grey about her story, and learn how a nearby volcano created the Bradgate Park landscape. The displays include artefacts, as well as plenty of background to the heritage of the Park and the people that have played a part in the history of the Estate. The Visitor Centre also has a shop to purchase some lovely items ranging from pens/pencils to beautiful glass decanters. It is also an outlet for venison sales and ice cream.