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Picnic Site

Address

Oakthorpe,
Leicestershire,
DE12 7RF

Details

Designated a Local Nature Reserve, this 7 hectare site has; open water, known as “flashes” created from mining subsidence and then flooding from the Salterford Brook, woodland, grassland and wildflower meadows.

Picnic site

Opening details

Open daily October to March 9am - 4pm; April to September 9am - 7pm.

Prices

Free admission

Directions

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Map reference: SK 322138  Lat: 52.72108 Long: -1.52425

Easily found on the main road between Oakthorpe and Donisthorpe.

Parking: free

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