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Directions: Brocks Hill Country Park and Centre

This page gives directions of how to get to Brocks Hill Country Park and Centre on foot, by bus, train or car.

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Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre, Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ

On foot

The centre is located 10 minutes walk from Oadby Town Centre, 20 minutes walk from Asda Store, Oadby and 40 minutes walk from Wigston

From Wigston

Head west along the B582, Wigston Road to its signalized junction with Brabazon Road. Turn left into Washbrook Lane. Follow this road past the Parklands Leisure Centre to the Centre building beyond.

From Oadby

Head east along the B582, Oadby Road leading to Wigston Road. Turn left into Washbrook Lane. Follow this road past the Parklands Leisure Centre to the Centre building beyond.

From the Asda store, Oadby

At the signalized road junction on the A6, Leicester Road at the entrance to the Asda store, head south along Brabazon Road to the signalized road junction with the B582, Wigston Road. Carry straight on into Washbrook Lane. Follow this road past the Parklands Leisure Centre to the Centre building beyond.

By bus

The number 31A bus from Leicester passes Leicester Railway Station and will stop on Brabazon Road which is a short walk away from the centre. The number 31 bus from Leicester passes Leicester Railway Station but you would need to walk from Oadby Town Centre - about 15 minutes. The number 40 bus runs from Wigston Magna to Oadby and will stop on the B582 Wigston Road which is a short walk away from the Centre.

See the Arriva web site or centrebus web site for further information and bus time tables.

By train

Leicester Railway Station is approximately four miles from Brocks Hill Country Park and Centre and is served by regular buses and taxis. South Wigston station is approximately three miles away.

You may contact the National Traveline for details of public transport
Telephone: 0871 200 22 33 or go to public transport information for more information about trains.

By road

Post code: LE2 5JJ

From M1 motorway

  1. Exit the M1 at Junction 21 (signed Leicester A5460, Coventry M69 and Birmingham M6).
  2. Take the A5460 towards Leicester City Centre.
  3. Exit the A5460 at the first exit and follow the road onto the A563, Soar Valley Way.
  4. Continue straight over at the traffic lights onto the A563 Glenhills Way.
  5. Take the third exit at the next roundabout onto the A563 Atlee Way.
  6. At the traffic signal junction with the A5199, continue straight on the A563 Palmerston Way.
  7. Take the second exit onto the A6, Leicester Road and head south along the A6 towards Oadby.
  8. After the first set of traffic signals move into the right hand lane.

At the second set of traffic signals (Asda), turn right into Brabazon Road.

Remain on Brabazon Road to the traffic signal junction and continue straight over into Washbrook Lane.

Continue past Parklands Leisure Centre car park and into the Brocks Hill Country Park and Centre car park.

From Leicester

  1. Take the A6, London Road out of Leicester city centre (passed the railway station) and straight on at the Victoria Park roundabout.
  2. Remain on the A6, London Road and head south following signs to Oadby and to Leicester Racecourse until you arrive at the roundabout junction with the A563, Palmerston Way.
  3. Take the first exit and continue on the A6 towards Oadby.
  4. After the first set of traffic signals move into the right hand lane.
  5. At the second set of traffic signals (Asda), turn right into Brabazon Road.
  6. Remain on Brabazon Road to the traffic signal junction and continue straight over into Washbrook Lane.
  7. Continue past Parklands Leisure Centre car park and into the Brocks Hill Visitor Centre Car Park.

Ordnance Survey Map location
Ordnance Survey Explorer 233
Grid reference SP619 996

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