Bosworth Battlefield

January 1st, 2018 / / No Comments »

Bosworth Battlefield; Worth a Visit?

With the recent discovery of Richard III’s remains under a Leicestershire car park, Bosworth Battlefield offers an ideal destination for  those with an interest in history & specifically the downfall of Richard III.  The great advantage with this attraction is that comes under the Stay Play Explore Short Break along with the King Richard III Visitor Centre for an ideal overnight visit.  Follow our guide below packed with money saving ideas to help you save time & money.

Explore the Stay Play Explore Breaks including Bosworth Battlefield & King Richard III Visitor Centre that combines accommodation & attractions from just £149 per family!



Information trails for the Bosworth Battlefield

Bosworth Battlefield


Bosworth Battlefield; English Heritage Members

Whilst Bosworth Battlefield does not come under the full English Heritage offer, members can still pick up discounted tickets. As an ‘associated attraction’ Bosworth Battlefield offers a reduced price ticket to English Heritage members. Discounts are only available on standard price tickets & not valid in conjunction with any other offer or during event days.

One thing to be aware of is that the actually Bosworth Battlefield is some miles away, situated upon unmarked private land.  The Bosworth heritage centre provides viewpoints of the battlefield plus a range of activities that brings this historic battle back to life.

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Knight at Bosworth Battlefield

Dressing Up at Bosworth Battlefield


Bosworth Battlefield; Hints & Tips

Picnics; are welcome at Bosworth Battlefield with plenty of outdoor picnic tables available for use.  As the car park is literally next door, you can leave your cool-bag in the car & collect later.

Parking; yes, there is a parking charge in place, with the monies raised going towards the upkeep of the country park located next door.

Activities; worth keeping an eye out for plethora of activities running at this setting throughout the year.  From reenactments, guided walks, meet & handle birds of prey & even a ghost walk, there are plenty of options to choose from.  Many of these come with an additional charge but you can opt for the activity without paying for the Heritage Centre should you wish.

Avid Historians; check out the Wider Battlefield Walks that take place around 4 times a year for experienced walkers with a penchant for history.  This 7.5 mile guided circular walk takes you over the actual battlefield & includes key locations surrounding this pivotal battle.

Now why not explore our King Richard III Visitor Centre Guide packed with ideas to save you time and money on a day out!



By Liz Walsh

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