Due to essential Civil Engineering works, the visitor centre, cafe and car parks will be closed to the public on Tuesday 19 November 2019. We will be open for business as usual on Wedensday 20 November.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Weekdays

Monday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm
Tuesday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm
Wednesday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm
Thursday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm
Friday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm

Weekends

Saturday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm
Sunday
Opening hours 8am - 8pm

How to find us

How to find us
Hicks Lodge, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Swadlincote
Sat Nav Postcode: LE65 2UP
By Car

From Ashby Road take Willesley Woodside. The carpark for Hicks Lodge will be on the right.

By Public Transport

There is no public transport to this site.

OS Grid Ref
SK 329 155

52.7364716, -1.5141606

Parking and prices

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.00
All day £5.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of disabled parking spaces: 5

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Accessible toilet
Easy access trail
Toilets
Play Area
Picnic area
Dogs allowed
Assistant dogs welcome
Cycle hire
Cafe
Baby changing facilities

Contact details

Activities at Hicks Lodge

Bird hide next to lake at hicks lodge
Bird hide at Hicks Lodge
children's play areas in the forest
Children's play area at Hicks Lodge
Family on bike ride along forest trail
Cycling and mountain biking trails at Hicks Lodge
bench in front of a lake
Family forest trail at Hicks Lodge
Contents of the my forest adventure kit on the forest floor
My Forest Adventure at Hicks Lodge
couple enjoying a picnic in a clearing within a forest
Picnics at Hicks Lodge
Two boys interact with UV sign and iPad
Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail at Hicks Lodge
Children on Zog Trail
Zog activity trail at Hicks Lodge
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