Watermead Country Park

Type:Municipal / Country Park

Wanlip Road, Syston, Leicester, LE7 1PD
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Watermead Country Park

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Explore 2 miles of Watermead, walk or cycle around man-made lakes or enjoy windsurfing or sailing. You can even take it easy with a picnic packed with tasty local produce!

Guide Prices

All-day parking at Watermead costs just £2.50. All proceeds from car parking charges go into the maintenance and upkeep of our country parks.



  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are located north-east of Leicester, immediately adjacent to the A46, between the villages of Syston and Wanlip. The country park’s main entrance can be accessed from Wanlip Road, Syston, near to the Hope and Anchor pub Accessible by Public Transport.


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Opening Times

* Open dawn til dusk

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