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Estate Agents in Aylestone

Area Guide to Aylestone, Leicestershire

Aylestone, commonly known for the Aylestone Meadows, is the perfect place to begin your property search. Whether you are looking to begin your dream property for reliable investment, a family home in a stunning natural environment or a humble commuter’s hideaway, Aylestone is the ideal location to reside in. Being only a 15-minute drive from Leicester city centre and only 17 miles from the local East Midlands airport is perfect, especially if you are a frequent traveller.


In addition to having a wide selection of local supermarkets, shops, and food outlets, as well as an array of small businesses to cater to your everyday needs, Mother Nature guarantees that the appeal of the area extends even further once you have grown accustomed to it. Some local amenities include

  • Supermarkets (Aldi, Tesco Express)
  • Convenience stores
  • Restaurants/cafes
  • Leisure centre

There is also the option of taking the bus to Leicester City Centre if you cannot find what you are looking for in Aylestone. 

Aylestone Parks & Green Spaces

The suburbs of Aylestone boast a great selection of green spaces that offer a great opportunity to enjoy a relaxing walk, a family day out, and reconnect with nature in their natural habitats.

Aylestone Meadows Local Nature Reserve: Leicester’s riverside runs from Aylestone Meadows at the southern end through the city’s centre to Watermead Country Park at the north. It is one of Leicester’s largest local nature reserves, and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Here you can explore the riverside nature that features cycling and walking routes plus swans, otters and other wildlife animals.  

Aylestone Garden Halls: There is a small park in Leicester called Aylestone Hall Gardens, with a private building that is thought to be one of the oldest inhabited buildings in the city. The building dates back to the 14th Century, although ownership dates back to just after the Norman conquest of England.

Things to do in Aylestone

Whether you are thinking about moving near Aylestone Meadows or just passing through, there are many things you can do once you are here. Here are some ideas on what’s available.

Aylestone Leisure Centre:  Aylestone Leisure Centre is a great place for sports and fitness activities, with a football pitch, 3 swimming pools and a gym, in addition to sports halls where you can enjoy various sports games and workouts.

Aylestone Recreation ground: There are a variety of sports activities that are suitable for all ages of children and adults at this destination. There are also plenty of trails that can be used for running and jogging. The ground is dog-friendly, so you can also walk with your dog for a few hours while you are there.

Leicester Museum and Art Gallery: If you love history, then this museum is a place to visit and immerse yourself in art, history and science. This museum is located on New Walk in Leicester, not far from the centre of the city, and is housed in a building that was originally a church. Visit their website before you go to see what collections they have on display. 


Even though Aylestone is a small suburb, frequent buses run around the Aylestone area. It is also approximately a 30 minutes bus ride from Leicester City Centre and 15 minutes away if you drive there. 


Many primary schools and academies in Aylestone boast excellent results, including St Thomas More Catholic Academy and Eyres Monsell Primary School. So if you are moving to Aylestone with a small family, then you won’t have to worry about the options for quality schools.

Looking for an estate agent in Aylestone?

Open House understands that every person’s situation and needs are unique and that no two people are exactly alike. In order to make sure you find the right property in Aylestone, we take the time to get to know each and every one of our clients so that we can find you the home you have been looking for. So if you’re considering moving to the Aylestone meadows area, then we can help. We offer a free house valuation service to help you get started.

Call us now on 0116 243 7938 for friendly expert help, or complete the enquiry form to arrange your house valuation.

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