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Castle Gardens - Parks, Sport & recreation in Leicester

Castle Gardens

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Castle Gardens

Castle Gardens is a peaceful green space beside the Grand Union Canal in Leicester.

The gardens are the ideal place to amble amongst beautiful flowerbeds and lawn, rest your feet on a bench or enjoy a picnic overlooking the canal.

The park is the perfect stop for heritage lovers – set in the heart of the former medieval city, the area around the park includes the Great Hall of Leicester Castle as well the medieval castle motte. The motte can still be viewed and is accessible by a public footpath and steps from the park. Or follow the cobbled streets out of the park and round to the Turret Gateway and the church of St Mary de Castro, which saw the marriage of Geoffrey Chaucer and the knighting of infant King Henry VI.

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Leicester, LE1 5WN

Tel: +44 (0)116 4541003

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