Unexpected Upland

Where to walk

Exploring Charnwood Forest on foot is one of the best ways to discover our most famous sites and the hidden treasures.

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

Anstey to Bradgate Park Walk

A late evening view of the landscape at Buck Hill, with a rock in the near distance
  • Walk

Nanpantan Walk

An image of a graveyard from Rothley
  • Walk

Rothley Walk

Image of the war memorial in Mountsorrel
  • Walk

New and Old Mountsorrel Walk

Inclined rocky crags, with several trees in the middle distance



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

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A picnic basket full of food. A sign says "Edible Forest"
  • Eat & Drink

Where to Eat

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

Two people sit eating a meal out the front of a small accommodation building in the countryside
  • 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.