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Congo River Crazy Golf – Blaby, Leicester
Congo River Crazy Golf is an 18 hole adventure golf course in the Blaby area of Leicester… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Laserforce Leicester – Leicester
Laserforce Leicester in Leicester, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Active (sporting) things to do • Indoor


Clay Pigeon Shooting – Leicester
Clay Pigeon Shooting available throughout the year… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Fly Fishing – Rutland
Fly Fishing Adventure on Rutland Water… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Go Karting – Melton Mowbray
Go Karting available all year round… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Paintballing – Leicestershire
Paintballing sessions run on most weekends and selected weekdays all year round… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Trampolining – Leicestershire
Trampolining spend 2 hours flipping, spinning and jumping… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Gorse Hill City Farm – Leicester
Gorse Hill City Farm is a 20 acre working farm and community project on the outskirts of Leicester which aims to provide fun and educational experiences… read more
Animals & Nature


Manor Farm and Woodlands – East Leake, nr Loughborough
Manor Farm and Woodlands is an animal, nature and children’s play attraction set in 100 acres of beautiful Wolds countryside… read more
Animals & Nature


Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum – Mountsorrel
Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum is a children’s farm and motor museum in Mountsorrel in Leicestershire… read more
Animals & Nature


Tropical Birdland – Desford
Tropical Birdland is an attraction with walk-through aviaries, gardens and woodland near Leicester with over 250 birds to see of over 50 different species… read more
Animals & Nature


Introductory Falconry – Leicester
Introductory Falconry bird handling and flying experience… read more
Animals & Nature


Creations Pottery – Loughborough
Creations Pottery in Loughborough, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Arts and crafts activities • Indoor


Elsie’s Pottery Painting Barn – Market Harborough
Elsie’s Pottery Painting Barn is a pottery painting studio between Market Harborough and Kettering on the border of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire… read more
Arts and crafts activities • Indoor


Ashby de la Zouch Castle – Ashby de la Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Castle began as a manor house in the 12th Century and was upgraded to a castle in the 15th century… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Belvoir Castle – Grantham
Belvoir Castle is a Grade I listed castle-like stately home sited on top of a steep-sided hill overlooking the vale of Belvoir… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Kirby Muxloe Castle – Kirby Muxloe
Kirby Muxloe Castle is the ruins of an unfinished fortified mansion dating from the late 1400’s and has a moat and grassed areas… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Lyddington Bede House – Lyddington, Leicester
Lyddington Bede House is a Grade I listed building that was once the wing of a medieval palace owned by the Bishops of Lincoln… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Rockingham Castle – Rockingham, Market Harborough
Rockingham Castle is a historic castle with gardens in Rockingham, on the outskirts of Corby… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Staunton Harold Church – Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Staunton Harold Church is a chapel built in the mid 1600s North of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Barneys Playbarn – Coalville
Barneys Playbarn is a historic castle with gardens in Rockingham, on the outskirts of Corby… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Bumble Bee’s Soft Play – Coalville
Bumble Bee’s Soft Play in Coalville, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Junior Off-Road Range Rover Evoque Convertible Driving – Leicestershire
Junior Off-Road Range Rover Evoque Convertible Driving experience for 30 minutes… read more
Kids days out


Junior Lamborghini – Loughborough
Junior Lamborghini introduction, full briefing and driving session… read more
Kids days out


Junior Off-Road Range Rover Driving – Loughborough
Junior Off-Road Range Rover Driving experience for 30 minutes… read more
Kids days out


Junior Supercar Thrill – Lutterworth
Junior Supercar Thrill choice of supercars… read more
Kids days out


Young Driver Experience – Leicester
Young Driver Experience a 30 minute driving lesson for 10 to 17 year-olds … read more
Kids days out


Abbey Pumping Station – Leicester
Abbey Pumping Station in Leicester, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Ashby De La Zouch Museum – Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Ashby De La Zouch Museum is a local history museum in the market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Charnwood Museum – Loughborough
Charnwood Museum is a local history museum located in Loughborough town centre… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Foxton Canal Museum – Foxton
Foxton Canal Museum is a museum about the history of the boat lift and waterways in the area in Foxton, near Market Harborough… read more
Museums & Galleries


Harborough Museum – Market Harborough
Harborough Museum features galleries with exhibits relating to the history of the Market Harborough area… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Hinckley & District Museum – Hinckley
Hinckley & District Museum in Hinckley, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries


Jewry Wall Museum – Leicester
Jewry Wall Museum is the remains of a Roman bath house and a museum displaying archaeological finds in the centre of Leicester… read more
Museums & Galleries


Melton Carnegie Museum – Melton Mowbray
Melton Carnegie Museum in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


National Space Centre – Leicester
National Space Centre is an all-weather attraction about space and space exploration located two miles from Leicester housed in a purpose built centre… read more
Museums & Galleries


Newarke Houses Museum and Gardens – Leicester
Newarke Houses Museum and Gardens in Leicester, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Wigston Framework Knitters Museum – Wigston
Wigston Framework Knitters Museum in Wigston, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Wistow Maze – Leicester
Wistow Maze in Wigston, Leicestershire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Other places to visit


Chill Out at Ragdale Hall Spa – Melton Mowbray
Chill Out at Ragdale Hall Spa choice of treatments and a three-course lunch… read more
Other places to visit


Spa Retreat and Afternoon Tea – Rutland
Spa Retreat and Afternoon Tea for two… read more
Other places to visit


Twinlakes Theme Park – Melton Mowbray
Twinlakes Theme Park is a 70 acre theme park and water park located North East of Melton Mowbray… read more
Theme Parks


Great Central Railway – Loughborough
Great Central Railway run vintage train journeys between Loughborough and Leicester North stations in Leicestershire… read more
Transport days out


4×4 Off Road Taster – Rutland
4×4 Off Road Taster experience training from a qualified instructor and hands-on driving… read more
Transport days out


American Muscle Car Blast – Leicestershire
American Muscle Car Blast drive for three miles… read more
Transport days out


Extended Rally Driving – Leicestershire
Extended Rally Driving up to 2 hours rally driving… read more
Transport days out


Single Seater Driving – Leicestershire
Single Seater Driving experience for two… read more
Transport days out


Steam Locomotive Driving Experience – Loughborough
Steam Locomotive Driving Experience shared drive of a steam locomotive and complimentary lunch… read more
Transport days out


Steam Train Dining Experience – Loughborough
Steam Train Dining Experience first class on the Charnwood Forester… read more
Transport days out


Supercar Blast – Leicestershire
Supercar Blast speed around a quality venue or real race track… read more
Transport days out


Tank Driving Thrill – Lutterworth
Tank Driving Thrill drive for three laps around a former WWII bombing range… read more
Transport days out



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what your looking for when using our Leicestershire days out guide.

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