Things to see and do in Leicester and Leicestershire
Leicestershire cannot fail to inspire you. From great family attractions to top class restaurants, there's plenty to discover.
You might prefer to visit a museum or gallery, or hire a boat on the Grand Union Canal or travel back in time on a steam train at the Great Central Railway. You could enjoy a local festival, or explore a Leicestershire stately home.
Stay Play Explore 2017
Gift vouchers for our Stay Play Explore short breaks are now available online. The vouchers can be redeemed for any of our short breaks, so whether you're looking for a gift for a family of 2 adults and 2 children or for 2 adults, our vouchers are just for you. Purchase the voucher and let your friends and family choose which break they wish to book as from 1st January 2017.
Leicester 0845 605 2001
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.
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 01283 216633
CONKERS, the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest, a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours.
Melton Mowbray 01664 567777
You and your family can enjoy acres of action, animals, indoor attractions and fun-packed events.
Hinckley 0844 474 1777
Twycross Zoo is a World Primate Centre set in 80 acres we have over 500 animals of almost 150 species including all 4 great apes, over 20 species of monkey, Asian elephants, snow leopards, penguins, meerkats, giraffes and many more ...
Market Harborough 07884 403889
Giant 8 acre Maize Maze with a fun Quiz Trail hidden amongst 3 miles of paths with high level bridges & towers. For 2016 the award-winning maze is designed in the shape of Roald Dahl’s “BFG”.