Ticknall, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE
This fascinating house remains as the previous owners left it, so is packed full of intruiging paraphernalia. Calke Abbey House also has a calendar of great events. Lots of space for a picnic or enjoy a meal in the restaurant.
Ashby Canal, Moira, Leicestershire, DE12 6AA
Explore the waterways of the Ashby Canal, set in the picturesque National Forest. Start a pleasant walk at Conkers and finish at Moira Furnace.
South Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BR
The impressive ruins of this late medieval castle are dominated by a magnificent tower, over 80 feet high. The property began as a manor house in the 12th century and reached castle status in the 15th century.
Deer Barn Buildings, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE
Explore the 840 acre country park and enjoy some peace and tranquility at Bradgate Park. Take along a picnic or buy a cup of tea at the tearoom.
Queens Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU
Charnwood Museum is an award winning museum featuring a range of exhibits that reflect local history and industries. It is a popular family friendly museum set in the heart of the beautiful Queens Park in the centre of Loughborough.
Pitt Lane, The Moor, Coleorton, Leicestershire, LE67 8GE
Enjoy the great outdoors of Leicestershire and The National Forest at Coleorton Wood. This former colliery site has been transformed into woodland.
Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA
Conkers, the an award winning attraction at the heart of the National Forest. It is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experience to keep your family engaged for hours. Restaurants on-site and are accessible without visiting the attraction.
Manor Road, Donington Le Heath, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 2FW
Explore medieval life at a superbly restored 13th century Manor House with a virtual tour, audio tour and displays.
Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ
Family friendly community farm where visitors can feed animals, see rare breed sheep and cattle.
Woodhouse Lane, Nanpantan, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3YG
Home Farm is Charnwood Forest's traditional organic rare breed farm with a farm shop.
Main Street, Swannington, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8HF
Visit Hough Windmill and see what restoration work has been carried out to bring the mill back from a ruinous state to a visitor centre for the local area.
Furnace Lane, Moira, nr Ashby, Leicestershire, DE12 6AT
Moira Blast Furnace is an impressive 19th century piece of architechture situated in the heart of The National Forest. Enjoy finding out about it's fascinating history, with woodland walks and trails to explore.
Nr Lount, Ashby de la Zouch, LE67 8JH
Explore this local nature reserve and discover a wealth of plant and animal life.
53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA
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.
Oakthorpe, Oakthorpe, Leicestershire, DE12 7RH
Take along a picnic brimming with tasty local produce to this 36 hectare picnic site - once a colliery.
Oakthorpe, Leicestershire, LE65
Explore 7 acres of this local nature reserve, where you will find open water, known as flashes, the Salterford Brook, woodland, grassland and wildflower meadows.
Ibstock, Leicestershire, LE67 6NW
Explore this 60 hectare site, where you will find lakes, wildlife and newly planted woodlands.
Bond Lane, Mountsorrel, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 7AR
See and touch friendly farm yard animals at Stonehurst Family Farm, collect eggs and visit 'Cuddle Corner.' Our tearoom sells home baked cakes every day.
Bath Yard, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicesteshire, DE12 6BA
The National Forest has a tremendous variety of outdoor activities with more than 700 miles of paths to explore in over 400 woodlands.
Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicester, LE9 9GN
Visit this tropical oasis in Leicestershire where you will find free-flying birds of the rainforest.
Melton Spinney Road, Thorpe Arnold, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 4SB
You and your family can enjoy acres of action, animals, indoor attractions and fun-packed events.
Burton Road, Atherstone, Leicestershire, CV9 3PX
Twycross Zoo is now in its 47th year of business, having evolved from a comparatively small collection to become one of Britain's major Zoos, with over 1,000 animals, plus children’s activities and keeper talks.
Kibworth Road, Wistow, Nr Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF
Giant 8 acre maize maze. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden amongst 3 miles of paths, with high level bridges & viewing towers. Includes Activity Funyard full of mini mazes and games.
Spring Wood, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, DE65 6JQ
Woodland Survival Crafts offers a range of bushcraft survival courses designed to educate, challenge and inspire both young and old.
Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SP
The perfect country park to head to for those that enjoy the outdoors. Enjoy scrambling on the rocks or an afternoon walk through the rhododenrons.
Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SR
Explore Broombriggs Farm Country Park and find out about a day in the life of a working farm.