Gorse Hill City Farm

Phone: 0116 253 7582
Address: Anstey Lane

Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester city centre, this working farm and community project is dedicated to the welfare of animals and provides recreation and education opportunites for all. The farm is also a Rare Breeds Survival Trust approved park, only one of three in the Midlands.

Facilities: Cafe, Volunteering, Shop, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Play area, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public? Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Opening hours:

365 days a year, 7 days a week. Summer 10am - 4.30pm, Winter 10am - 4pm. Recommended donation: £1 children, £2 for adults.£1/£2 admission fee.

Accessible? Yes
Has livestock? Yes
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:

Pigs(Middle whites), cattle(Shetland), sheep (Leicester Longwools, Manx, Cattlemilk Moorits), goats (Golden Guernseys), rabbits, guinea pigs, free range poultry, ponies (Exmoor), donkeys.


Gorse Hill City Farm is 2 miles NW of Leicester city centre, offAnstey Lane (B5327). Follow the brown and white sheep signs - the farm is next door to English Martyr's Secondary School. There is a small car park at the top of the drive or, if you are using public transport, the no. 74 bus drops you off right next to the farm - very handy!