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Visit Leicestershire this Eastertime

Enjoy a trip to Leicestershire this Eastertime.  Look out for the Easter Bunny at Twinlakes, do the Easter Egg Hunt at Belvoir Castle or new born lambs at Stonehurst Family Farm.

Easter Eggs

Why not a organise a day out for the whole family?  There's something for all ages at our many award winning attractions. 

A family meal out at one of the many wonderful restaurants or tearooms in Leicestershire could be the choice for you, make sure you book in plenty of time!


Enjoy Easter in Leicestershire!

Buy your advance tickets now for the Annual Artisan Cheese Fair.

Cheese5-6 May 2018

Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm

Entry £4 advance - children under 16 years free

In 2017, 69 Artisan Cheesemakers from across Britain & Ireland attended who between them produce around 300 cheeses. In 2018 we expect 70 – 80 cheese makers. Some produce the UK’s rarest cheeses only available direct from the cheesemaker.

There will be a full programme of talks, tastings and demonstrations from industry experts. Besides cheese, there will be wine, cakes, beer, chutneys, Melton Mowbray’s famous Pork Pies and more.

It's all undercover – so don’t let the weather put you off!


Days Out
Take a look at our annual guide to Great Days Out in Leicestershire for ideas on where to take the family for a Great Day Out
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Make some memories on your family outings in Leicester and Leicestershire.
Don't let the weather spoil your fun - visit these attractions that are under cover.
Looking for some excitement?  Try these experiences and test your nerves.
Feeling creative?  Spend a few hours finding the creative side in you - ceramics, textiles - there's lots to choose from.
If you love animals and birds, you'll love these attractions - you might even get a furry cuddle.
Be transported back in time with steam railways, industrial heritage and the bygone age.
Comedy, music and live entertainment can all be found at the numerous theatres and venues across the city and county.
Lunch overlooking a river, afternoon tea at a luxury hotel or a gastonomic feast in a restaurant, there's lots of choice.
Sheep show
Country shows, food festivals, comedy nights, music and dance - something for everyone.
Bosworth map
Visit the site where the Wars of the Roses ended with the death of King Richard III and then to the visitor centre where his mortal remains were discovered.
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From just £149 you can book a short break to Leicestershire for either 2 adults or a family of 2 adults and 2 children.  The break includes overnight accommodation at a choice a fabulous hotels with breakfast plus entry for everyone into 3 great attractions or experiences.

Or, if you're looking for a birthday present - or Mothering Sunday gift - you could purchase a gift voucher so that your loved one can choose which of our short breaks they would like themselves and book it for a date of their choice.

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