Abbey Park, Leicester – An award winning park in Leicester city centre. Explore the Chinese garden, historical ruins, canals and boating lakes.
Beacon Hill Country Park, Loughborough – The perfect country park to head to for those that enjoy the outdoors. Enjoy scrambling on the rocks or an afternoon walk.
Foxton Locks, Market Harborough – Foxton Locks is a series of 10 locks on the Grand Union Canal. There’s lots to explore including watching the boats, visiting the museum and following the Spy Mission Treasure Trail.
Market Bosworth Country Park – Explore 87 acres of rural parkland. Discover an oak and maple arboretum along with a children’s adventure playground.
Rockingham Castle, near Market Harborough – Delve into history at Rockingham Castle, which was built on the orders of William the Conqueror.
Sense Valley Forest Park, Ibstock – Explore this 60 hectare site, where you will find lakes, wildlife and newly planted woodlands.
Wistow Maze, near Great Glen – During the summer months there’s an 8 acre maize with a fun quiz trail hidden amongst the paths.
Goldhill Adventure Playground, Leicester – A real adventure playground for 5 – 14 year olds, children can play freely, and have fun while being supervised.
Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester – Visit Leicester’s Museum of Science & Technology which is located in a late 19th century sewage pumping station. Discover beam steam engines, exhibitions, enjoy family friendly events and delve into 200 years of science and technology.
The Aeropark at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington – A must-see for those interested in the history of aviation. Find planes of yester-year or see modern airliners taking off and landing at East Midlands Airport.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle – See the ruins of this historical castle, the original setting for many of the scenes of Sir Walter Scott’s classic tale ‘Ivanhoe’.
Belgrave Hall Museum and Gardens, Leicester – Delve into the fascinating history of Belgrave Hall Museum and Gardens. With a calendar of exciting events it’s ideal for the whole family. You can even be spooked on a ghost walk if you’re brave!
Great Central Railway, Loughborough – Britain’s only double track main line steam railway. Enjoy an exciting calendar of events, a footplate ride or dine in style on board one of the steam trains.
Kirby Muxloe Castle – See the picturesque ruins of Kirby Muxloe Castle, a fortified manor house dating from 1480.
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery – Discover dinosaurs, mummies and natural history at New Walk Museum. Visit the Art Gallery where you will find art ranging from Expressionism, modern and old masters.
Snibston Discovery Park, Coalville – Perfect for big kids and little kids alike, this award winning attraction offers hands-on exhibitions, tours and events for everyone to enjoy.
Twycross Zoo – One of Britain’s major zoos, with over 1,000 animals, plus children’s activities and keeper talks.
Tropical Birdland, Desford – See hundreds of beautiful and exotic birds, wander around the “walk-through” aviary and sit with friendly free-to-fly birds.
Broombriggs Farm Country Park, Loughborough – Explore Broombriggs Farm Country Park and find out about a day in the life of a working farm.
Gorse Hill City Farm, Leicester – A working farm on the edge of the city where you can touch and feed the animals. Have a cup of coffee and a piece of cake in the tearoom on site.
Manor Farm Animal Centre and Sanctuary, East Leake – A family attraction with over 25 acres of undercover and outdoor play and adventure areas. Nature trails, pirates’ galleon, play fort, pond dipping, go-karts. Meet the donkeys, hold an owl, relax in the café or have a picnic.
Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum, Mountsorrel – See and touch friendly farm yard animals at Stonehurst Family Farm, collect eggs and visit ‘Cuddle Corner.’
National Space Centre, Leicester – The award winning National Space Centre is the UK’s largest attraction dedicated to space. From the moment you catch sight of the Space Centre’s futuristic Rocket Tower, you’ll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery & fun. You can even challenge our Gem Stars in the All Star Summer event until Spetember.
Twinlakes Park, Melton Mowbray – Enjoy acres of actions, animals, indoor attractions and fun-packed events.
Megazone, Leicester – A high-tech fast action laser game, played in a themed battle arena, where pulse pumping music, fog and enemies create an exciting atmostphere.