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Explore something new this year - try these exciting experiences in Leicester and Leicestershire

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Guided walk

Summer is finally here so why not book a short break and spend a few days in Leicester and Leicestershire on a Stay Play Explore short break - prices start at £139 for one night accommodation with breakfast and entry into 3 visitor attractions or experiences.

Visit our historical, cosmopolitan city and discover a fascinating 2,000 year heritage including revolutionary Romans and the story of the discovery and reinterment of the last king of England to be killed in battle, King Richard III.  There are award-winning attractions and museums, a packed calendar of vibrant arts and cultural events and festivals, as well as tastes inspired by food and drink across the world.

In the county, experience and enjoy stunning rural landscapes, country parks, fine market towns and quintesential historical villages, exciting food, music and agricultural festivals, along with award-winning restaurants and mouth-watering tea rooms.

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Book a themed short break from just £139

Overnight accommodation for couples or families including breakfast and admission to three top attractions.

  • Family breaks 
  • Gourmet food
  • King Richard III Heritage 
  • Veggie vacation

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Planning a day out?  Here's some suggestions..

Sunflower
There's so much to see and do to keep everyone entertained this Summer in Leicester and Leicestershire!
Boys playing
Make some memories on your family outings in Leicester and Leicestershire.
Throne
Don't let the weather spoil your fun - visit these attractions that are under cover.
Leicester City Football Club
The entire football world is talking about the exploits of Leicester City Football Club - see more sporting success stories
Download the 2016 Great Days Out brochure with lots of ideas for a trip to Leicester and Leicestershire
Plane
Looking for some excitement?  Try these experiences and test your nerves.
Monkey
If you love animals and birds, you'll love these attractions - you might even get a furry cuddle.
Train
Be transported back in time with steam railways, industrial heritage and the bygone age.
Theatre
Comedy, music and live entertainment can all be found at the numerous theatres and venues across the city and county.
Maiyango
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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Abinger Guest House in or near Leicester
Self-assessed Accessibility InformationGuest House
£40 £ £ £ £ £ £ pppnb
Catthorpe Manor in or near Lutterworth
Self-assessed Accessibility InformationHotel
£80 £ £ £ £ £ £ prpnb
Scalford Hall Hotel & Conference Centre in or near Melton Mowbray
Quality Tourism in LeicestershireHotel
£85 £ £ £ £ £ £ prpnb
The Greenway at Knaptoft House Farm in or near Lutterworth
VisitEngland 4 Star FarmhouseFarmhouse
£65 X X £ X X X prpnb
Jurys Inn Hinckley Island in or near Hinckley
AA 4 Star HotelHotel
£129 £ £ £ £ £ £ prpnb
Sketchley Grange Hotel in or near Hinckley
VisitEngland HotelHotel
£79 ? ? £ £ ? ? prpnb
Tresillian House in or near Melton Mowbray
Quality Tourism in LeicestershireBed & Breakfast
£45 £ £ £ £ £ £ prpnb
Homestead House in or near Market Harborough
VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast
£65 £ £ £ £ £ £ prpnb
Last updated July 2016