Countesthorpe Parks and Open Spaces


There are two main parks situated in the lively village of Countesthorpe. The parks are both a short walk from the village centre where you can find cafe’s, a garden centre and a gastro pub. Countesthorpe also has a newly developed path running through the country park, linking Blaby and Countesthorpe together through rural country scenery.


Willoughby Park

A great selection of equipment, Including outdoor gym equipment, multi-use games area, table tennis and trim trail.


  • Childrens Play Park
  • Outdoor Gym Equipment
  • Two junior football pitches
  • Multi- Use Games Area
  • Table Tennis
  • Trim Trails
Picture of Salw

Dale Acre Park

Situated in a quiet housing estate, Dale Acre Park has a great selection of equipment suitable for toddlers and older children.


  • Childrens Play Park
  • Outdoor Gym Equipment

Willoughby Park Countesthorpe

Dale Acre Park Countesthorpe

Countesthorpe Willoughby Park

Willoughby Road Playing Field. Willoughby Road, Leicester, LE8 5UA

Free Parking

Countesthorpe Dale Acre Park

Dale Acre Park and Play Area, Dale Acre, Countesthorpe, LE8 5QL

Street Parking

Countesthorpe Guided Walk

If you live locally to Countesthorpe, why not join our weekly guided walk starting at Countesthorpe Village Hall. These Health Walks are quite short in length, relatively easy in pace and are delivered in a way to get you moving as a first step to building activity into your day. They are also a great chance to socialise with other like minded people and have some fun too!

Easy Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Countesthorpe Library, LE8 5TB

Tuesday 11:30 – 12:30

Active Blaby Member of Staff

Health walk at everards meadows

Health Walks

The Active Blaby team co-ordinate and sometimes lead a series of walks designed to get people moving. These Health Walks are quite short in length, relatively easy in pace and...

Read more about "Health Walks"

Countesthorpe to Kilby Heritage Walk

This walk is the quintessential English countryside trip with stunning uninterrupted views across rolling fields along with a long trip down a beautiful canal. Perfect for those who want to a peaceful and calm walk, this route will take you across mostly green flat land with the occasional passing of a nice pub and a small village with some history along the way!

Heritage Walk- Countesthorpe to Kilby

Map and information

Download file: "Heritage Walk- Countesthorpe to Kilby" (1 MB)


Subscribe to our newsletter

The latest updates on Active Blaby, our programmes, success stories, news, events and more…