Parks and open spaces

Our parks are geared up to help you get healthy. From playgrounds, to outdoor gyms; walking and cycling trails and meditation areas. We have 130 parks in Leicester all offering something different for everyone.

Further information


...Bands in the Parks 2018 event dates

...Bands in the Parks 2018 event dates

Between June to September you can enjoy live music in our parks.
Find out dates (PDF)

River Monster project

The River Monster project has seen volunteers from across the city collecting waste plastic from local waterways to help create a Loch Ness-style ‘Leicester Wyvern’ monster that will float at various locations along the river until October. You can see the River Monster at the following locations:

Dates Locations
15 - 24 September Soar Lane (Evan’s Weir)
25 September - 3 October King Power Stadium (Freemen’s Weir)
5 - 15 October Aylestone Mill (Aylestone Mill Lock)

Find out more about this project: River Monster press release.