Autumn in Leicester and Leicestershire
Half Term Fun
Ghostly Goings On
Family Short Breaks
There's fun for all the family in Leicestershire this half term. Whether it's the great outdoors, hands-on museums, great festivals or an autumn walk at one of our many country parks, Leicestershire is just perfect for families. Explore our website and you'll find lots of ideas for days out with the family, themed tours and trails to explore, and short breaks to enjoy.
Enjoy a family day out at Twycross Zoo where there are around 500 animals of 150 species to see including many endangered animals and native species and Snibston Discovery Museum at Coalville offers a day out for all the family - look out for the colliery tours and special event days when the trains are running.
The Great Central Railway is the UK’s only double track, main line heritage railway and events regularly take place throughout the year.
Check out our fantastic short breaks just for families - there's overnight accommodation including breakfast and entry into three family attractions just for £109 - see full details here.
See lots more ideas for family days out
Richard III Visitor Centre: Dynasty, Death and Discovery
Admission: adults £7.95, children (3-15 years) £4.75, concessions £7, family ticket (2+2) £21.50
More than 500 years after the death of the last English king to die in battle, the story of one of history’s most controversial monarchs is brought to life once again in this stunning new visitor centre.
Monday to Friday: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Weekend opening hours apply on Bank Holidays.
Tel: 0300 300 0900
Address: 4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB
King Richard III Reinterment Accommodation Deals
Book your accommodation during the week-long series of events from 22nd-28th March 2015 for the reinterment of King Richard III.