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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 its large garden centre, model village, café/bistro, Mediterranean deli, art gallery and a variety of shops - press on the Rural Centre tab for full list of shops & numbers).

There are numerous country walks around St Wistan’s 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"

Winner of Trip Advisor's 2015 Excellence Award

Wistow Maze is currently CLOSED.

The maze will re-open on SATURDAY 16 JULY 2016 with a new design and theme.

For 2015, due to England hosting the Rugby World Cup the maze was designed in the shape of a 'Rugby Player', the new design and theme for 2016 will be revealed shortly.


Summer Fun for all the Family

The award-winning 8 acre maize 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 full of mini mazes and games for all ages.

For more details on dates, times, prices, 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 11 June 2016

This highly popular annual charity concert takes place in the beautiful grounds of Wistow Hall (by kind permission of the Brooks family).

Bring your own picnic and enjoy a wonderful evening listening to music by local covers band 'Double Yellers' and the award winning 'Hathern Brass Band'.
The evening finishes with a fabulous fireworks display infront of Wistow Hall.

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

The concert is raising money for LOROS (hospice) and Leicester Charity Link (supporting people in poverty).

The concert is organised by the Wigston Rotary Club and Carolyn Oldershaw is the compere for the evening.

Adult £15.00 (On the night £20.00) : 10-16yrs £5 : Under 10's Free : FREE Parking

Card Payment Hotline: 0116 231 8431
Gates open 5.30pm : Concert Starts 7.30pm : Fireworks Display 10.00pm

Take the hassle out of making a picnic! Picnic boxes can be ordered in advance from the Wistow Café for just £12.50 and collected at the concert on the night. To order ring 0116 259 3756.

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