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Donington le Heath Manor House
VistEngland VAQASGreen Flag AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Manor Road, Donington Le Heath, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 2FW

Step back in time to explore this early 17th century house and its gardens and see how people lived 400 years ago.

 
 
 
Create your own unique gin
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The Collection Yard, Bawdon Lodge Farm, Charley Road, Nanpantan Road, Nanpantan, Loughborough, LE12 9YE

Take a tour of our craft distillery, discovering the history of gin and the fine art of distilling. World renowned master distiller Jamie Baxter will guide you through process of creating your own bespoke and unique gin to take home.

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  • Rail station: Loughborough (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Fun for all ages.
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Southfields Farm, Husband Bosworth, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6NW

Looking for fun, smiles, tanks, guns, archery or paintball we have it all here at Armourgeddon. Add in hovercrafts, quads, airsoft, clay shooting, air rifles, and splatter or two of mud we're the perfect experience for you and your group.

 
 
 
Belvoir Alehouse
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Crown Business Park, Station Road, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3NQ

Belvoir Alehouse was established in 1995 and has been growing and expanding as a company ever since.

Tours run at 3pm, 5pm and 7.30pm Mon - Sat; 3 pm and 5 pm Sunday.

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  • Rail station: Melton Mowbray (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Belvoir Castle, Melton Mowbray
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Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE

Enjoy a visit to Belvoir Castle where you can find out about the fascinating history of this Regency period castle and its picturesque gardens.

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  • Rail station: Grantham (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Bosworth Water Trust, Market Bosworth
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Wellesborough Road, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13 6PD

Enjoy windsurfing, canoeing and fishing at this 50 acre leisure park. Great for a weekend away camping or caravanning.

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  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bradgate Country Park, Newtown Linford
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Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Spend the day exploring Bradgate park - a 340 hectare ancient deer park which was the home of Lady Jane Grey, 9 day Queen of England (1553).

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  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Breedon on the Hill Lock-Up

Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, DE74

This eighteenth century lock-up is single storey and made of local stone. There is also an open pound to the side of the lock-up.

 
 
Brocks Hill Visitor Centre
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Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ

The Brocks Hill Centre, set within the Country Park is an established part of the community, hosting holiday and education activities, acting as a meeting venue. It is popular for repeated family visit with free access, cafe and car parking

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  • Rail station: Leicester (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bruntingthorpe Events

Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Bruntingthorpe, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 5QS

With an incredible range of vehicles for track days and unique activities, including karting, 4x4 driving, hovercrafting and clay pigeon shooting, we’re able to organise and manage exciting hospitality or team building events.

 
 
Calke Abbey
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Ticknall, Derbyshire, Satnav: DE73 7JF, DE73 7LE

The Harpur family lived at Calke Abbey and were noted for their reclusive eccentricity. You will not find a highly restored interior but a most interesting and informal picture of a grand country house in its latter years.

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  • Rail station: Burton upon Trent (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Cocoa Amore
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Silver Arcade, Leicester, LE1 5HF

Cocoa Amore are dedicated to sharing the benefits of the cocoa bean and an innate love of chocolate, selling handmade chocolates and offering chocolate-making workshops.

 
 
 
Conkers, National Forest
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Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

Take the family along to Conkers, the award winning attraction at the heart of the National Forest. It provides a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences. Enjoy the great outdoors and explore over 120 acres of the parkland.

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  • Rail station: Burton upon Trent (9 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cotesbach Educational Trust
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Cotesbach Educational Trust, Main Street, Cotesbach, Leicestershire, LE17 4HX

Cotesbach Educational Trust is a heritage education charity centred around a unique Marriott family Archive. We host and provide educational opportunities and a full yearly programme of events and activities for all the family.

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  • Rail station: Rugby (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Outdoor Activity Centre Leicestershire
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Melbourne Road, Lount, Leicestershire, Ashby De La Zouch, LE65 1RS

With a growing number of activities, Field Sport UK situated in the Midlands on the Derbyshire and Leicestershire border, pride ourself on delivering our activities in a fun, non rushed approach.

 
 
 
The BoilerHouse, Foxton
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Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA

The BoilerHouse has undergone a huge transformation. Containing many fascinating exhibits of the time, the BoilerHouse demonstrates how tough it was to make a living showing how families survived the conditions of 19th century canal life.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Garlands Corporate - Team Building and Events
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Mythe Farm Pinwall Lane, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3PF

Garlands are a specialist corporate events company based at the beautiful Mythe Farm. Events range from company fun days to a singular quad bike trek, an annual sales conference for 200 delegates to a tailored team building day.

 
 
 

Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

Quorn & Woodhouse Station on the Great Central Railway has the added attraction, rare on a heritage railway, of a fully working sixty foot turntable.

 
 

Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

The Charnwood Forest Garden Railway (CFR) is located at Rothley station on the Great Central Railway, Leicestershire and is set as a European narrow gauge railway.

 
 
The Plinth Project - Night of Festivals

Leicester, LE1

In Humberstone Gate you will see the sculptural work of up-and-coming young Romanian artist Lea Rasovzsky.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
 
 
 
King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery
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4A St Martins, Leicester, LE1 5DB

The King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery visitor centre guides visitors through the dramatic story of the king's life, brutal death and the fascinating story of his rediscovery.

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  • Rail station: Leicester (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5PN

We offer a range of activities for groups, individuals and birthday parties of all ages, throughout the year on our 15 acre site. The water sports we offer are Canoeing, Kayaking, Bell boating and Raft Building.

 
 
 
Leicestershire Aero Club
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Leicestershire Aero Club, Gartree Road, Leicestershire, LE2 2FG

Your Richard III Flying Experience will take place in a Cessna 172 4-seater aircraft with room for yourself and 2 fellow enthusiasts.

 
 
 
Lutterworth Museum
Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Wycliffe House One Stop Shop, Gilmorton Road Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4DY

Visit Lutterworth Museum and discover interesting facts about local history with regularly changing displays.

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  • Rail station: Market Harborough (7 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry