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Watermead Park

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Thurmaston Village, Leicester LE7 1PD, England
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Spoilt by a lot of litter

The south side part of the park is supposed to educate people about being greener. Unfortunate that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike G
Northern section for peace!

If you want a peaceful walk for just you, or maybe a partner, then I would avoid the southern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“dog walking” (12 reviews)
“country park” (10 reviews)
Thurmaston Village, Leicester LE7 1PD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The south side part of the park is supposed to educate people about being greener. Unfortunate that one section is full of litter that the locals have thrown away. And one of the unisex toilets was literally covered in excrement.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a peaceful walk for just you, or maybe a partner, then I would avoid the southern section which gets crowded with families (nothing wrong with families!) and go for the relative quiet of the northern section off the A46 past Syston. There...More

Thank U3598SJalanm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing huge place. Very good for a walk and biking. Many places to have picnic or a nice rest on the grass or on a bench.

Thank touchemo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watermead park is split into two, North & South, the North you have to pay to park, and the South you don't. The South has a recycling & climate trail, a Woolly Mamoth sat atop a hill and a Polar bear below!!, Two lakes with...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this for a carefree roam. However beware about where you park. The con is if you park in a county entrance you pay the price to park but move to the city entrance off Melton road and it's free. Choose wisely. It's a con.

Thank jackiehF2835FT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can happily walk or cycle round this park for miles, take a picnic or even walk along the canal into the city. This is a great place for families or dog walking.

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park with a lot of wildlife and plenty of nice walks, the canal runs next to the park which also leads to the Hope & Anchor pub

Thank Naylor2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well laid out and easy to walk round the lake. Good information about the area. Nice to see all the birds. Great place for families ii you want a picnic or a bit of family bonding

Thank oggie2487
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Living in Birstall this area is right on our doorstep. We are always surprised it is not used more than it is. Lovely setting in converted gravel its. Loads of wildlife and great views. Peace close to the City.

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The grandchildren love this park. So much to see and explore. It never seems busy or overcrowded. A little gem in Leicestershire

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Eve T
31 July 2017|
Response from RIF123 | Reviewed this property |
I walk my dogs on a lead. I wouldn't have thought that you should have them off lead or in the water but many people do as the park is out of town and unsupervised.
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