Hamilton Park

Address
LE5 0TF

Contact Information
Contact
Leicester Parks
Email
parks@leicester.gov.uk

About Hamilton Park

A lake, wildlife and grass areas provide an accessible restful natural green space with excellent views over the north of Leicester

Hamilton Park contains the Humber Stone, originally reputed to have stood around eight feet tall in its own hollow this large red granite monolith has a number of local legends attached to it and was variously known as the Hoston, Hostin, Holly, Holy and even Hell Stone. Sometime in the eighteenth century, the farmer on whose land it stood had the upper parts of the stone broken off, and the hollow levelled. Legend has it that the farmer suffered bad luck from that point on and ended his days six years later in the workhouse.

The remains of the stone can still be seen on the western edge of the park near to the main road.

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  • NWL LSA
    Melton LSA
    Harborough LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
    H&B LSA
    O&W LSA
    Charnwood LSA
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    Active Rutland
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Partners

  • Blaby LSA
    Safeguarding
  • Active Partnerships
    Active Rutland
  • NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Sport England
  • Melton LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • H&B LSA
    O&W LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard