Glenfield Parks and Open Spaces

There are two main parks in Glenfield which have a brilliant range of equipment, including outdoor gyms and sensory gardens. Glenfield is a bustling village close to the city of Leicester with a great selection of cafes and pubs to enjoy. There is also many trails and footpaths to enjoy through quiet areas of the village and rural scenery.

Ellis Park

This is the largest green space found in the village, adjoining the playing fields of the primary school, the Churchyard, and allotments to not only create a large space for wildlife, but also for the residents of the village. There is a large variety of equipment suitable for all ages.


  • Childrens Play Area
  • Outdoor Gym Equipment
  • Jungle climbing frame
  • Multi-Use Games Area

Millennium Park

Millennium Park is a lovely open space with childrens play area and  seats and picnic benches in quieter corners. The trees provide protection from visual and noise intrusion, and native species are planted to provide shade and encourage the local biodiversity and ecology. There is a sensory garden, with a variety of plants in raised beds which are suitable for wheelchair users. There is also a Multi- Use game area, with tarmac surface, play-wall, football goal and basketball and cricket net.


  • Children’s Play Park
  • ¬†Outdoor Gym
  • Sensory Garden
  • Multi-Use Game Area

Glenfield Ellis Park

Glenfield Millennial Park

Glenfield Ellis Park

Park House Stamford Street Glenfield Leicester LE3 8DL

Street Parking

Glenfield Millennium Park

2 Glen Park Avenue, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8GG

Free Parking

Glenfield to Kirby Muxloe Heritage Walk

Route 6 is more of an urban-focused walk with nice green breaks in-between. You’ll see the historic towns of Kirby Muxloe and Glenfield and learn about a wide range of history that includes castles and Victorian engineering marvels. You’ll see how the district has been shaped over 600 years of history.

Kirby Fields
Leicester Forest East
Kirby Muxloe

Details of the route:
Distance: 7.5 miles or 12 kilometres

Transport: Use on street parking in Kirby Muxloe or LFE or use Arriva 26, 27, 29 or 29A services from Leicester.

Glenfield to Kirby Muxloe Heritage Walk

Glenfield to Kirby Muxloe Heritage Walk

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