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Welcome to Wistow in Leicester, a beautiful and historic English hamlet in rolling countryside just a few miles south of Leicester and north of Market Harborough.

Famous for the Wistow Maze (with new design and quiz trail each summer), the thriving Rural Centre (with a new art gallery and Mediterranean deli, cafe/bistro, plant centre, model village and a variety of shops - press on the Rural Centre tab for full list of shops & numbers).

There are numerous country walks around St Wistanís Church and the Grand Union Canal, attractive cottages and flats for rental, and views of historic Wistow Hall with its scenic parkland and lake.



Winner of Leicestershire's "Best Visitor Attraction"

The Wistow Maze is now CLOSED.

The maze will re-OPEN on SATURDAY 19th JULY with a new design and quiz trail.


Summer Fun for all the Family

The award-winning maze has a fun Quiz Trail hidden amongst 3 miles of intricate pathways, with high level bridges & towers giving stunning 3D panoramic views. Also includes an Activity Funyard.

For 2013 the maze had an Historical theme, and was in the shape of a Boar (King Richard III's emblem).
For 2014 the maze will have a 'First World War' theme and will be in the shape of a "Field Cannon".

For more details on dates, times, directions, picture gallery, how we made the maze, etc. press on the Wistow Maze tab to the left of this page.

Enquiries 07884 403889



Open every weekend from Easter to the end of September. For full list of services and times click on the St.Wistan's Church tab. Getting Married and needing a beautiful church to get married in, click on St.Wistan's Church for details.


MUSIC IN THE PARK - Saturday 7th June 2014

This highly popular charity concert is fun for all ages, and is held in the beautiful grounds of Wistow Hall (by kind permission of the Brooks family).
Bring your own picnic and enjoy music by "The upBeatles" (a Beatles tribute band) and the award winning "Hathern Brass Band".
This is then followed by a fabulous fireworks display in front of Wistow Hall.

To see a 90 second video taken on a previous year, please click the arrow in the green box in the big picture below.

The concert is supporting 2 Leicestershire & Rutland charities: "LOROS" and "HOPE Against Cancer"

The concert is organised by the Wigston Rotary Club, and last year £10,000 was raised for good causes.
Wet or dry the show goes on. No fires or barbeques allowed.
No dogs.

Adult £12.50 (On the day/night £15.00) : 12-16yrs £5 : Under 12's Free : FREE Parking

Gates open 5.30pm : Concert Starts 7.30pm : Fireworks Display 10.00pm

For more information & Credit Card Hotline : 0116 231 8431

Tickets are sold at Baileys at Wistow Rural Centre, Glebe Garden Centre (Countesthorpe) and at all 24 LOROS Shops throughout Leicestershire & Rutland, including Oadby, Blaby, Market Harborough, Wigston, Leicester Market Place and Queens Road Bookshop.