Brocks Hill Country Park

Wild places

Total species seen at this site: 364


Brocks Hill is a relatively new country park with a large visitor centre, built as a demonstration building for environmental technologies and with a cafe, toilets and exhibition area. The park has a large pond with dipping platforms, meadows and many young trees. Though a new park, some of the grassland is older and contains a few interesting plants. Lucas's Marsh, a Wildlife Trust nature reserve, adjoins the park.

Latest records

Further Information

Brocks Hill Country Park - Oadby & Wigston Borough Council website

Managed By
Oadby & Wigston Borough Council

Group Common Name Latin Name Last Seen
AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo14/03/2017
AmphibiansSmooth NewtLissotriton vulgaris16/03/2017
AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria05/10/2016
Bees, Wasps, AntsGrey Mining BeeAndrena cineraria10/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsYellow-legged Mining BeeAndrena flavipes10/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva10/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena nigroaenea10/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena nitida07/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena scotica18/05/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsRam's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries03/09/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix03/09/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsAndricus grossulariae03/09/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari21/11/2014
Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola21/11/2014
Bees, Wasps, AntsAndricus quercuscorticis06/09/2014
Bees, Wasps, AntsEuropean Wool-carder BeeAnthidium manicatum10/07/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsHairy-footed Flower BeeAnthophora plumipes18/03/2015
Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera10/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida21/11/2014
Bees, Wasps, AntsField Cuckoo BumblebeeBombus campestris08/07/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsGarden BumblebeeBombus hortorum10/04/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum17/03/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius12/08/2015
Bees, Wasps, AntsWhite-tailed Bumble BeeBombus lucorum agg.12/08/2015
Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum04/06/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum04/06/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsHill Cuckoo BeeBombus rupestris08/07/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris16/03/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsVestal Cuckoo BumblebeeBombus vestalis08/07/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsCherry Gall WaspCynips quercusfolii15/09/2017