Abbey Park Leicester
Average visit time – 1-2+ hours
Things to do at Abbey Park Leicester review
Abbey Park is the biggest and main park in Leicester. It is located just a short drive north of the city centre. The park originally opened in 1882 and has a range of activities across its 36-hectares.
The park includes the archaeological ruins of the Abbey of St Mary’s and the ruins of Cavendish House. There is also a wide range of decorative and recreational features in the parkland. There are formal gardens, a sensory garden, a boating lake and a model lake.
Abbey park even has a miniature railway which is open every Sunday between May and October. They even run special seasonal events. There is a charge to ride on the train. Other things to do at the park include a children’s play area with a paddling pool, pets corner, tennis courts and a bowling green. The park often hosts annual events such as firework displays and festivals. Make sure you visit the lavender maze at the right time of year.
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FAQ and Further Information Abbey Park Leicester
Address: Abbey Park Rd, Leicester LE4 5AQ, Leicestershire, England. Phone: 0116 454 1003
Category – Park – Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Large city park with a miniature railway, paddling pool, play area, boating and model boat lake, abbey ruins plus ruins of Cavendish House. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The park and most of its facilities are free. There may be a charge for some activities such as boating and the miniature railway.
Is there parking?
There are 3 pay and display car parks close to and within the park.
When are they open?
Abbey Park is open all year round. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome.
Are they accessible?
Please contact the venue
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