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Melton Country Park

Melton Country Park is a 140 acres of open green space in Melton Mowbray, which is managed by us. 

The Country Park offers a range of things to explore in the outdoors, from wildlife lakes, open green space, footpaths trails, dog agility trails, gym equipment, children's play areas, football pitches, and a visitors centre with a cafe. 

How to get there

The Country Park is just a ten minute walk from the town centre

You can use My Melton to see the park on a map. 

Melton Country Park

Enter your postcode to find Melton Country Park

Walking directions from the Town Centre
  • Walk West towards Nottingham Street
  • Turn right onto Nottingham Street
  • Slight left to stay on Nottingham Street
  • Continue onto Scalford Road
  • Turn right onto Wymondham Way
  • Turn right to stay on Wymondham Way

The destination will be on your left.

Visitors Centre and Cafe

The Visitor Centre is available to use by all visitors of the park. There is a cafe and toilet facilities here, which are open during the day.

The centre is currently operated by Melton Space CIC, a voluntary organisation who run the café and a number of community workshops from the property. 

Location: 

Melton Country Park
Wymondham Way
Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire
LE13 1HP

Play areas

There are three play areas that can be found within the Country Park. 

Climbing Forest

The Climbing Forest is designed for children of all ages. It has various climbing equipment and frames, a nest swing and a zip wire.

To visit Country Park Climbing Forest, the closest entrance to use is:Country Park Climbing area

Melton Country Park,
Wymondham Way,
Melton Mowbray,
Leicestershire LE13 1HP

 

Scalford Brook

The Scalford Brook play area is an enclosed space which has a variety of play equipment designed for children of all ages. Within this play area is a wheelchair friendly roundabout.

 

To visit Scalford Brook Play Area, the closest entrance to use is:Scalford Brook play area

Melton Country Park,
Doctors Lane,
Melton Mowbray,
Leicestershire LE13 1QB

Visitors Centre

The play area at the Visitors Centre is designed for children of all ages. It is an enclosed space with a variety of play equipment. It is located next to the Visitors Centre and is nearby to the Climbing Forest.    

 

To visit Country Park Visitor Centre Play Area, the closest entrance to use is:                                                   

Melton Country Park,
Wymondham Way,
Melton Mowbray,
Leicestershire LE13 1HP

           Country Park play area                                

Trim Trails and Agility Trails

Scalford Brook Trim Trail

The Scalford Brook Trim Trail consists of a variety of play equipment for juniors to adults.                                                                                          

To visit Scalford Brook Trim Trail, the address is: Scalford Brook Trim

Melton Country Park,
Willow Drive,
Melton Mowbray,
Leicestershire LE13 1UA

Dog Agility Trail

There are two dog agility trails within the Melton Country Park. These were designed, funded and installed by Mars.

They provide a great form of exercise for your four-legged friend and a fun and engaging way to try out a variety of obstacles.

You can find the dog agility trails at there two locations:

Country Park Dog Agility

Melton Country Park,
Doctors Lane
Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire LE13 1QB

Melton Country Park 
Wymondham Way
Melton Mowbray 
Leicestershire LE13 1HP

 

 

Gardens 

Baby Loss Memorial Garden

The Baby Loss Memorial Garden was set up by Stephens Footprints as a peaceful space within the park to reflect and remember the difficult loss of children.

To visit Baby Loss Memorial Garden, the closest entrance to use is:

Melton Country Park
Wymondham Way
Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire
LE13 1HP

Sensory Garden

The sensory garden is an enclosed space near to the visitor centre, it is looked after by volunteers of both Friends of The Country Park and Melton In Bloom.

To visit the Sensory Garden the closest entrance to use is:

Melton Country Park
Wymondham Way
Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire
LE13 1HP

Events in the Country Park

Any event taking place within the Country Park needs to have permission granted by the council.

To enquire about an event you are planning please email contactus@melton.gov.uk.

Discover Melton has lots of information about events happening within the borough.

Last updated 9 December 2021
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