The Local Area

Explore Leicestershire

The perfect getaway

Ragdale is ideally situated in the heart of the Midlands, perfect for adventures across the surrounding hamlets, villages, towns and cities – with everything you’d need just a short drive or walk away. For nature lovers, scenic Leicestershire never disappoints, with walks, hikes and cycles of all lengths around the beautiful local countryside.

Whether you’re looking for hidden gems to visit, delicious meals out, or for a family-friendly trip with lots of things to do, the local area around our luxury glamping site is just perfect for your next staycation.

Things to do, places to see

From circular walks to Saxon cathedrals, space discoveries, spa retreats and delightful local markets, Leicestershire has so much to offer you on your visit.

Ragdale Hall Spa

Ragdale Hall Spa is an award-winning retreat that delivers equal measures of serenity and style. Enjoy a plethora of luxury treatments to de-stress and completely relax.

Great Central Railway

Perfect for families and train lovers, the Great Central Railway is the UK's only double-track, main line heritage railway. Visit the GCR and see full-size steam engines in action!

Leicester Racecourse

Our luxury glamping site is only a 35 minute drive from the magnificent Leicester Racecourse, offering races and events throughout the year.

Belvoir Castle

This stunning historic castle and stately home in Leicestershire is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Rutland. An amazing day out for the family as you explore the grounds!

The Regal Cinema

This stylish Art Deco-style cinema in Melton Mowbray offers a cinema experience with a difference, featuring luxury seating, sofas and fully stocked bar.

Twinlakes Park

Just a 20 minute drive away from Ragdale, Twinlakes Park offers a great day out for the family with over 40 rides and attractions spread over 100 acres.

National Space Centre

The National Space Centre in Leicester is home to engaging interactive exhibits and activities for all ages, including the UK's largest domed planetarium.

King Richard III Visitor Centre

This fantastic tourist attraction explores the forensic science behind the discovery of King Richard III's resting place, with history galore and great storytelling.

Hammer & Pincers
Award-winning gastropub
Lakeside Cafe
Stunning countryside views
The Crown Inn
Fresh, seasonal British eats
The Alpine Restaurant
Welcoming & cosy chalet-style setting

Your home away from home

In beautiful surroundings