Parks

Franklin Park

Off Welcombe Avenue, LE3 2TA

· Car Parking · Playground · Community Orchard · Nature Areas ·

Franklin Park runs between Welcombe Avenue and Bramble Way and is a lovely park with nature walks, a playground, and sports equipment.  There is also a Community Orchard managed by the Town Council and community volunteers.

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Holmfield Park

Off Wardens Walk, LE3 3GF

· On street parking · Playground · Multi sports play area · 

Holmfield Park faces onto Wardens Walk, a small shopping parade. In addition to a childrens play area there is a Multi Use Games Area and a large grassed area for dog walking, picnics, or general summer fun.

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Merrileys Park

Connected to Mossdale Meadows, LE3 2TW

· Nature Areas · Woodland Areas ·

Merryileys is attached to Mossdale Meadows, and is primarily a nature and woodland area with few paths.

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Mossdale Meadows

Off Kingsway, LE3 2TW

· Car Parking · Playground · Football Pitches · Nature Areas · Skateboard Park · Multi Use Games Area · Fitness Trail ·

Mossdale Meadows is a great park - a large green area, with football pitches, nature areas, a small skatepark and multi use games area - Mossdale is also the site of our popular Summer Fete.

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Shakespeare Park

Off Avon Road, LE3 3AB

· Car Parking · Playground · Tennis Courts · Sports  Pavilion · Bowling Club · Football Pitch ·

Shakespeare Park is home to our brand new Sports Pavilion completed in 2022 along with the fully refurbished Tennis Courts.   The Football Club and Bowls club have been established here for many years.

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Thorpe Astley Park

Off Lakin Drive, LE3 3RU

· Car Parking · Playground · Tennis Court · Football Pitch ·

Our largest park in Thorpe Astley, adjacent to the Thorpe Astley Community Centre and includes 2 Tennis Courts, Playground and Multi Use Games Area.   There is also a senior football pitch on sight along with outdoor exercise equipment on the Trim Trail. 

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Business Hours

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Bank Holidays
  • Thorpe Astley Community Centre

    Slots available for hire, contact Customer Services for availability. 

    Customer Services Shop

    Open Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.


    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway,
    Braunstone Town,
    Leicester,
    LE3 2PP

    Tel: 0116 2890045
    Fax: 0116 2824785

    enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Our Community Centres


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    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 2890045
    bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Thorpe Astley Community Centre
    Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
    Tel: 0116 2890704
    bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Braunstone Town Community Library
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 3055909 or 01164820159
    library@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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