Bottesford is fortunate to have a large skate park which is open to everyone with on-road parking.
There is also a large playing field with equipment for all ages including outside gym equipment & baseball hoop.
You will also find a small park near the Doctor’s surgery on Walford Close.
Milennium Green is opposite the skate park and has one or two picnic benches under the trees.
There is also a large grassed area with swings next to the Village Hall suitable for ball games.

What’s Nearby… 

Pizzini Cafe
Pauls Restaurant
Little Jacks Farm & Garden Centre
St Mary’s Church
Fish & Chip Shop



Cogley Lane Play Park – large open spaces to run around with a small playground

The Bingham Linear Park starts at the Saxondale end of Nottingham Road and continues south-east from there across the parish boundary to the River Smite, is rapidly becoming the focus of the natural history interest in the parish.

What’s Nearby… 

Bingham Town Centre has many cafes & shops & pubs
Pretty marketplace
Shops including food & drink, interiors



Head down Works Lane in Barnstone, past the Cement Works and on the right hand side you will find a small skate bowl. There is parking on the road alongside.

There is also an outside multiuse gym with a good selection of equipment.



There’s a great park on the corner of Casthorpe Road and Low Road.

What’s Nearby… 

Doughies Cakehole
Grantham Canal



There’s huge adventure playground and the grounds of Belton House (National Trust) to explore.

What’s Nearby… 

Belton Garden Centre
Belton House
Grantham Town
Downtown/Oldrids Shopping Centre


Cropwell Bishop

The Memorial Park at Cropwell Bishop has 8 pieces of gym equipment on which up to 9 people can perform simultaeous activities.

There is also a large grassed field to run around on, football goals and some skateboarding ramps.

What’s Nearby… 

Cropwell Bishop Dairy
Co-Op Store
Chequers Public House
Wheatsheaf Public House


Cropwell Butler

The Sheldon Field is a community playing field and wildlife area.

There is now a much-used cricket pitch and practice net and a small pavilion with changing facilities and a kitchen.

The wildlife areas of the field incorporate a preserved area of ridge and furrow, numerous varieties of trees with an attractive maintained walk around the perimeter.

What’s Nearby… 

The Plough Inn



Eaton has a large popular park with football pitch, picnic tables, children’s play equipment and boules court. It offers lovely views.

What’s Nearby… 

Nearby village of Stathern has a cafe – Coffee Shot
Plough Inn, Stathern
Kings Arms, Scalford



At the rear of the Village Hall for community use at no cost are a children’s play area, including swings and other play equipment.
A small area for football or other games & outdoor fitness equipment for adults over 1.4m.

What’s Nearby… 

Marquis of Granby
Tin & Wood Canalside Shepherd’s Huts
Anchor Inn, Plungar



Wyndham Park lies on the banks of the River Witham just to the north of Grantham Town Centre. It offers a wide range of facilities for young and old and proudly holds the Green Flag Award.

What’s Nearby… 

Grantham Town Centre is within easy walking distance
Belton House



There is a lovely, newly-refurbished playground at Harby.



The Park is a classic village green: the centre of the village, next to the church, a children’s playground, seats to enjoy the view, a spreading chestnut tree and the village smithy.

What’s Nearby… 

Rose & Crown Pub



There is a new playground at the Naturescape Wildflower Farm at Coach Gap Lane, Langar.
The centre has a tea room on site which is open from the beginning of April to the end of September.

What’s Nearby… 

Unicorn’s Head, Langar


Melton Mowbray

Lots to choose from….
Wilton Park – is the sporting park with tennis courts, five-a-side football, pitch & putt, the Mowbray Train, outdoor Gym Equipment and small children’s playground, picnic areas and tranquil gardens.
Melton Country Park – 140 acres of wildlife lakes, footpaths trails and children’s play
Play Close – Play Close has a Children’s Play Area and specialised play equipment suitable for a wheel chair or push chair
Priors Close is a beautiful park, with a lake and bridge and is a haven for wildlife, as well as a place to sit and reflect. There is also an open air Skate Park.
Egerton Park has two football pitches let to both Saturday and Sunday league teams, showers and changing rooms. It is also the home of Egerton Park Cricket Club. It plays host to major Town events, like Melton Day and sporting events.

What’s Nearby… 

Melton Mowbray Livestock Market
St Mary’s Church
Melton Mowbray
Twin Lakes Theme Park



Dove Cottage Coffee Shop & Playground about a mile out of Plungar on the back road to Harby.
There is a charity coffee shop with a great playground around the back.



Redmile has a large playground with a good variety of equipment, swings, climbing frames, see-saw’s etc. The park is soon to have an upgrade of equipment (Feb ’19)

What’s Nearby… 

Windmill Inn (Redmile)



There’s a great playground behind what was The Red Lion on Water Lane.

What’s Nearby… 

Plough Inn
Coffee Shot
Stathern Village Stores



There’s a small playground close to the village shop on Main Street.

What’s Nearby… 

Chequers Inn
Woolsthorpe Village Stores
Engine Yard
Belvoir Castle