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Gynsills Nature Area, Stelle Way, Glenfield

This small site has mature trees and a pond which once formed part of the Gynsills Estate parkland. There is a small meadow area as well with grass tracks through the wooded area.

Gynsills Nature Area on Google Maps

Gynsills Meadow, Stelle Way, Glenfield

On the other side of Stelle Way is a site which is mainly meadow with planted woodland in one corner and grass paths running around the whole site.

Gynsills Meadow Area on Google Maps

There are other sites in the area which are not owned by Blaby District Council some of which are listed below.

Blaby Oaks, Hospital Lane, Blaby

A Community Wood managed by the Woodland Trust.

Bramble Walk, Countesthorpe Road Lutterworth Road

A linear walkway along a flowery disused railway. Further information available from Cosby Parish Council on 0116 284 9716.

Burbage Common and Woods, Smithy Lane Burbage Common Road

Ancient woodland and unspoilt meadows. For further information contact the Visitors Centre on 01455 633712.

Croft Glebe, Croft

Community Woodland managed by the Woodland Trust.

Forest East Park, Leicester Forest East

It has a wild flower meadow and native trees. For further information contact Leicester Forest East Parish Council on 0116 239 2198.

Guthlaxton Cycle Trail

This is part of the National Cycle Network. The signed route from Derby to Oxford runs through Glen Parva, Blaby and Countesthorpe. A trail map is available from Blaby District Council cashiers.

Wistow Country Park

A picnic area beside a garden centre with refreshments and toilet facilities. For further information contact Wistow Garden Centre and Model Village on 0116 259 2009.


Countryside areas leaflet covering the above sites

Bouskell Park leaflet

Fosse Meadows leaflet

Glen Parva and Glen Hills Local Nature Reserves


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