Unexpected Upland

Where to shop

From local honey to sustainably raised venison, Charnwood Forest is full of products for you to try.

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  • Eat & Drink
  • Visit

Rothley Wine Estate

Rothley Wine Estate sells award-winning wine grown and produced at the Kingfishers’ Pool Vineyard.

A view of Bradgate Park, featuring deer park, and an area of woodland surrounded by a dry stone wall



Explore Charnwood Forest through our interactive map, featuring recommendations from geosites and walks, to where’s best for a delicious dinner.

View the Map


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  • Eat & Drink

Where to Eat

There's a restaurant, cafe, or pub for every taste in the Charnwood Forest Geopark.

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  • Stay

Where to Stay

Find the perfect accommodation for your stay in Charnwood Forest

A view of Mount St. Bernard's Abbey with a blue sky background.
  • Visit

Where to Visit

From medieval deer parks, to trappist abbeys, there's something for everyone in Charnwood Forest.