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Watermead Park

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Tranquil delight

A beautiful park in which to stroll, relax and discover the diverse wildlife, birds and statues... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Space to cycle, run, walk...

I love visiting Watermead, most recently cycling through heading through Leicester, following the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Thurmaston Village, Leicester LE7 1PD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful park in which to stroll, relax and discover the diverse wildlife, birds and statues... Perfect for a picnic with your two or four legged babies

Thank limeys12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love visiting Watermead, most recently cycling through heading through Leicester, following the river. There are miles of paths and often, especially on weekdays, room to cycle fairly freely, following the national cycle route that runs through it. There is variation in the quality of...More

Thank MLambert51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rode across Leicester to see Watermead Park. Having never visited before we were surprised by the size of it. We rode along the 48 route through the park and as it was a gloriously sunny day, it was very busy. There were lots of...More

Thank LME1402
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around the park and enjoyed the fun little hidden parks and the polar bear play area and whent up mamouth hill to see for miles around such a beautiful place.

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great park for holding the 5mile run. You can run in a very scenic route and not boring at all! `Loved it

Thank PDKJ
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Watermead Park is a fantastic area to visit at any time of the year,lovely to wander around the lakes.Plenty of car park space & lots of birds,ducks,geese etc to spot.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

took the children on a hunt for the Mammoth and Polar bear, lovely place to walk with or without dogs, have a picnic cheap day out for all the family plenty of room for children to burn off energy

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This park is just off the A46 east of Leicester. We had a delightful walk there this morning, whether you want to walk for a n hour or just have a stroll this is a delightful spot. We also chose to walk by the canal...More

Thank Rickers70
Reviewed 31 March 2018

great park with lots of activities from bird watching to picnics and cycling. great way to improve a cycle from suburbs to city, or for a family day out. accessible paths and decent parking all around.

Thank pavvickers
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great place to take a picnic and have fun on a hot summers / winters day. Good parking. Plenty of wildlife for the grandchildren to enjoy ! Would recomend.

Thank Ann C
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Eve T
31 July 2017|
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Response from bluefox9er | Reviewed this property |
It’s true, dogs aren’t allowed in the lakes but dog owners are far too selfish to think that rule applies to THEIR dog. Unleashed dogs are common place. Watermead needs a dog only portion so everyone else can enjoy the park... More