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There's lots to see and do for families and couples and for all interests whatever the weather.

National Space Centre

Visit Archery Legends, in Loughborough, which is a one-of-a-kind, arrow shooting, bow twanging, indoor archery activity centre for everyone who would like to try shooting a bow and arrow.  It's lots of fun for all the family.

Or for an out of this world experience visit the National Space Centre and explore its six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower.

Travel to Bradgate Park and walk through the landscape that Lady Jane Grey, nine days Queen of England once explored. If the weather is inclement you can walk along the smooth pathway through the middle of the park, view the deer and the ruins of Bradgate house or take a more energetic walk and start from Hunts Hill and walk up to Old John and see glorious views across Leicestershire and beyond.

Or why not visit Conkers which has a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences. Explore 120 acres of maturing woodland, the 450 metre sensual barefoot walk, the Conkerchoo train, woodside and lakeside trails, amazing adventure play to keep the kids entertained for hours.

Enjoy a day out at Twycross Zoo and meet over 500 animals from almost 150 species including some of the most endangered on our planet. Renowned as a specialist primate zoo, Twycross has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the UK’s only group of bonobos.

Days out in Leicestershrie | Family days out Leicestershire | Days out with the kids

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