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Show more details of Bede House

Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1AE

The Bede House has 'Maison de Dieu 1640' above its door. Built by Robert Hudson it was an almshouse which provided accommodation for 'six porr old bachelors or widows'.

 
 
Show more details of Brocks Hill Country Park &Visitor Centr at Brocks Hill Country Park & Centre
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Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ

Spend the day exploring Brocks Hill Country Park. The children will love playing in sandpits, climbing castles and whizzing down the the large 'wiggly' slide! Take a walk around the park and stop off and enjoy a picnic.

  • Rail station: Leicester (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Brocks Hill Environment Centre at Brocks Hill Country Park & Centre
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Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ

Adults and children alike will enjoy exploring Brocks Hill Environment Centre and discovering more about sources of environmentally friendly sources of power.

  • Rail station: Leicester (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Cardigan House

Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1AW

Next to the Boat Inn, named so as it stood by the canal basin formerly in this area, is Cardigan House.

 
 
Show more details of Colles Hall

Melton Mowbray, LE13

 
 
Show more details of National Memorial Arboretum
Stay Play Explore

Croxall Road, Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR

The Arboretum provides a relaxing place where current and future generations can remember loved ones, whilst wandering through growing woodland.

  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Old Club

Upper Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1AE

The building with two white oriel windows above an optician's is the Old Club. Set up in 1810, it was the first hunting club in Melton Mowbray and was quite exclusive as it could only house four guests.

 
 
Show more details of Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13

The Defence Animal Centre (DAC) is a training centre, based in Melton Mowbray that trains animals (mainly dogs) for all three armed forces. It is also home of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps.

 
 
Show more details of St John the Baptist RC Church - Melton

Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1RB

Melton Mowbray has had many fine places of worship built including the magnificent St Mary’s. The Roman Catholic Church of St John was built in 1840 by E. J. Willson for John and Thomas Exton.

 
 
Show more details of Storer's Almshouses

Upper Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, LE13

 
 
Show more details of The National Brewery Centre
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Horninglow Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1NG

The National Brewery Centre takes visitors through the story of brewing, from ancient times through to the latest methods - using actors, animatronics, holographics and multi-media technology.

  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Thorpe Bridge

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13

The tower which you can see at the end of Thorpe End was part of Langton and Sons brewery, set up in 1865. It sold mild, strong, pale ales, stouts, produced mineral water and had freehold licenses for 14 pubs in and around Melton Mowbray.

 
 
Show more details of Anglian Water Bird Watching Centre

Egleton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8BT

Rutland Water Nature Reserve offers a host of activities for families and younger children throughout the year. All activities are led by experienced teacher naturalists and provide children with the chance to learn about wildlife.

 
 
Show more details of Bagworth Heath Country Park

Heath Road, Bagworth, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 1DL

A 75 hectare reclaimed colliery site managed by Leicestershire County Council between Bagworth and Thornton.

  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Show more details of Beacon Hill Country Park
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Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SP

The perfect country park to head to for those that enjoy the outdoors. Enjoy rambling on the rocks, long afternoon walks or a day of outdoor fun with the family.

  • Rail station: Loughborough (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Show more details of Beaumanor Park Educational Centre at Beaumanor Hall
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Beaumanor Drive, Woodhouse, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8TX

Beaumanor Hall is a delightful venue set on the edge of Charnwood Forest in the village of Woodhouse.

  • Rail station: Loughboorugh (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Show more details of Billa Barra Hill

Billa Barra Lane, Stanton under Bardon, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9PD

Head to Billa Barra Hill and see magnificent views of Leicestershire. Great for an afternoon of exploration.

  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Show more details of BlueBell Nursery & Arboretum

Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-de-La-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 2TA

Explore 6 acres of the Arboretum, and enjoy the countryside and wildlife in The National Forest.

  • Parking: free
 
 
 
Show more details of Bosworth Water Park
Hinckley & Bosworth Tourism Partnership

Wellesborough Road, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, Leicestershire, CV13 6PD

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

  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Bouskell Park

Welford Road, Blaby, Leicester, LE18 4FT

Bouskell Park is an attractive area of parkland set on the remains of a medieval village. It is an old Victorian parkland with a pond, grassland and woodland.

 
 
Show more details of Bradgate Country Park
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Deer Barn Buildings, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire, LE6 0HE

Whether you want to explore this 840 acre country park with friends or family for a day enjoying the outdoors or want some peace and tranquility Bradgate Park is a must-visit. Take along a picnic, camera or your walking boots!

  • Rail station: Leicester (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Broombriggs Farm Country Park

Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8SR

Presented to the County Council in 1970, Broombriggs Farm is a 55 hectare mixed arable and stock farm with a 1½ mile farm trail and information boards explaining the working of a farm.

  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Show more details of Burbage Common and Woods

Leicester Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3DR

Enjoy the outdoors - explore Burbage Common and Woods.

  • Rail station: Hinckley (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Burrough Hill

High Street, Somerby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2QZ

Burrough Hill is situated on the site of an Iron Age Hill Fort. Enjoy exploring waymarked trails through woodland.

  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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