Autumn in Leicester and Leicestershire

Half Term Fun

Keep all the family entertained this half term - take a look at the events taking place over half term.


Ghostly Goings On


There are ghostly guided walks taking place in Leicester and Bosworth Heritage Centre and Aliens are arriving at the National Space Centre.


Family Short Breaks

Stay Play Explore short breaks

For just £109 take your family of 2 adults and 2 children on a Family Short Break in Leicestershire


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

Visitor Centre

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

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.

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