Discover new experiences on short break

A new adults short break has been launched for couples to make the most of their time together by enjoying a wide range of out of the ordinary experiences.

Stay Play Explore offers a choice from 15 food and drink, and history and heritage experiences for couples to enjoy during their visit to Leicestershire, plus overnight accommodation, all for one unbeatable price.

Visitors can create cosmopolitan cocktails, enjoy brewery tours or afternoon teas, taste traditional and tasty pies, cheese and local produce, or explore the fascinating local history including the story of the amazing discovery of the remains of King Richard III.

Visitors can choose from three of the following experiences and activities:
• Cinema tickets and bottle of wine at Phoenix Leicester
• Lunch or afternoon tea at The White Peacock
• Entry to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
• Cream tea at Scalford Hall Hotel
• Two course lunch at The Crown, Old Dalby
• Cheese tasting at the Melton Cheeseboard
• Brewery tour at Belvoir Alehouse
• Traditional afternoon tea at Miss B's Tearoom
• Pork Pie demonstration at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe
• Afternoon tea at Mrs Bridge's Tearoom
• Lunch at Mem-Saab Restaurant
• Cocktail concoctions at Hotel Maiyango
• Afternoon tea at National Memorial Arboretum
• Admission and tour at The National Brewery Centre
• Admission to King Richard III Visitor Centre

The fantastic value Stay Play Explore short breaks for two adults start from just £119 including overnight accommodation with breakfast at a choice of local 4 star, high quality hotels.

The couples break is the latest addition to the Stay Play Explore range of great value short break offers, developed and co-ordinated by Leicestershire Promotions. Visitors can also enjoy a family focused package with a choice of three from 10 family-friendly attractions including space centres, zoos and theme parks, or the new Stay Play Explore Warwickshire break celebrating the range of family visitor attractions and experiences in the home of William Shakespeare.

More information is available and bookings for all breaks can be made online at

Martin Peters, Chief Executive of Leicestershire Promotions added: “The new couples offer provides an unrivalled range of experiences and activities for couples looking for a weekend or short break away in the UK. Whether you’re a foodie, a fan of history or are just looking to relax and be pampered, there are plenty of choices to create your perfect break.

“Stay Play Explore’s unique combination of quality hotels and out of the ordinary experiences, all at one unbeatable price, means that it’s easy for couples to make new discoveries and feel like a local, making the most of your time together.”