Located in the heart of the National Forest, this picnic site comprises of mixed habitats of woodland and wildflowers

Accessible paths

Free car parking

Dogs welcome

Find us

You can find our park off Ashby Road in Donisthorpe, DE12 7QG. Please note there is a height restriction barrier of 2m at the entrance.

Opening times

Our parks are open all year. You can find a free car park next to the park which is open daily from 9am-4pm through October to March, then 9am-7pm through April to September.

What to see and do at Oakthorpe Picnic Site

Located in the heart of the National Forest, this site comprises 14.8 acres (six hectares) of mixed habitats including woodland, semi improved grassland and wildflower areas. The site is home to a wide range of both flora and fauna.

There are surfaced paths suitable for all users (wheelchair users will require assistance due to inclines) and pedestrian routes into the neighbouring 98.8 acre (40 hectares) Willesley Wood, managed by the Woodland Trust.