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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"

The Wistow Maze is now CLOSED.

The giant 8 acre maize maze will re-open on Saturday 18th July 2015.

Due to England hosting the Rugby World Cup this year, the maze has been designed in the shape of a 'Rugby Player', and will have a 'Sports' themed Quiz Trail, which will test visitors knowledge on a variety of different sports that originated in the UK.


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 full of mini mazes and games for all ages.

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 13th June 2015

The concert is still taking place tonight. Just light drizzle at the moment and clearing up by late afternoon, so will be dry for the concert which starts at 7.30pm. The grass will be wet so wear appropriate footwear and bring a chair. LOROS will have a tent selling hot drinks!

This highly popular annual charity concert is taking place TODAY (Saturday 13th June) 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 a local covers band 'Krisis' and the award winning 'Hathern Brass Band'.
The evening finishes with 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 big picture below.

The concert is raising money for "LOROS" (Leicestershire & Rutland Hospice) and "Charity Link" (supporting local people experiencing poverty in Leicestershire & Rutland).

The concert is organised by the Wigston Rotary Club.

Adult £15.00 (On the day/night £17.50) : 10-16yrs £5 : Under 10's Free : FREE Parking

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

For more information ring 07884 403889

Take the hassle out of making a picnic! Hampers can be ordered in advance from the Wistow Café and collected at the concert on the night. Ring 0116 259 3756 for more details.

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.