Parks and open spaces

Watermead Park

We look after more than 130 parks and open spaces across Leicester.

Further information

Each park has its own character with historic ruins, waterways, formal parks and flower gardens, country parks, sports fields and wildlife areas through to small neighbourhood play areas.


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)

Mindfulness walking sessions

Walking can be beneficial to both physical and mental health. Our parks are holding 12 free mindfulness sessions between July and September. Sessions will be held at the following dates:

Evington Park

Dates Times
Thursday 16 August 1.30-2.30pm
Thursday 20 September 10-11am

Abbey Park

Dates Times
Tuesday 28 August 10-11am
Wednesday 5 September 11am - 12noon and 2-3pm
Monday 10 September 10-11am and 2-3pm
Tuesday 18 September 10-11am and 1-2pm