Enjoy Springtime in Leicester and Leicestershire
Stay Play Explore Short Breaks
Looking for a family half term break? Or perhaps a foodie break for grown ups? We've a selection of short breaks from £149 for couples and families that include overnight accommodation with breakfast and admission to visitor attractions and experiences.
It's time to plan a short break - whether it's a family break for half term, a romantic break for Valentine's Day or just a break to cheer you up, we've got just the break for you. From £149 either two adults for a family of two adults and two children can enjoy overnight accommodation with breakfast and entry into three fabulous attractions or experiences. Visit our Stay Play Explore short breaks website and book a break and explore our great city and county.
There are some exciting events taking place here during February - the Leicester Comedy Festival is expected to be the biggest ever with venues all over the city and county hosting events. As spring is breaking through so are the snowdrops so why not brave the cold and enjoy a walk in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside?
For families there are lots of half term events and activities taking place and lots of great places to visit for a family day out.
Each week we have loads of engaging and exciting activities planned, all themed around animals, wildlife, nature and zoos for your children to get involved in.
As well as being fun, the activities also allow your children to find out more about the amazing and endangered animals here at Twycross Zoo.
Half Term activities
Craft activities for all ages, bushcraft days, live entertainment - plus all the usual fun of this indoor and outdoor attraction in the heart of The National Forest.
National Space Centre
Discover the world of space gastronomy, including what we eat and how we expel waste in space!
Join our Mission Commanders for a bumper half term period dedicated to bogies, bums, trumps and burps… the science of all the gross stuff our bodies do in space.
Super Hero Half Term
Children can join in Superhero events with the Twinlakes Special Spy Agent. A daily programme of events takes place each day – there’s lots of exciting Superhero fun throughout half term.