Days Out Leicestershire


1st Loughborough Companies Brigades
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1st Loughborough Companies Brigades
2 organisations for Boys and Girls meet on seperate days ages from 5-18 for Boys and Girls, activities they both enjoy are, adventure, games, sporting games, cooking, arts and crafts, life skills,...
360 Play - Leicester
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360 Play - Leicester
360 Play is a family business and was created by a family. Founder and managing director Duncan Phillips, who also developed Gulliver’s Theme Park group with parks in Milton Keynes, Warrington,...
Abbey Park - Leicester
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Abbey Park - Leicester
Abbey Park is Leicester’s premier park and lies approximately one mile north of the city centre. The River Soar divides this beautiful park into two distinct areas: On the western side of the...
Ashby de la Zouch Museum
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Ashby de la Zouch Museum
Local history museum with special events for families and children. Open all the year round with interesting exhibitions, models and children's activity sheets. Specially designed hands-on activities...
Ashby-de-la-zouch Castle
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Ashby-de-la-zouch Castle
 A visit to Ashby Castle makes a great family day out in Leicestershire. The property began as a manor house in the 12th century and reached castle status in the 15th century. Come and find...
Barneys - Coalville
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Barneys - Coalville
Indoor children's play area Open 7 days Super slides Ball ponds & more Indoor soft play & party area Cafe & free parking available TERM TIME WEEKDAYS £4.10 for 4's and over...
Battlefield Line Railway - Shackerstone
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Battlefield Line Railway - Shackerstone
The Battlefield Line is the last remaining part of the former Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway which was opened in 1873. It runs from Shackerstone via Market Bosworth to Shenton in Leicestershire...
Bradgate Park
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Bradgate Park
BRADGATE PARK is a historic former Medieval Deer Park created from Charnwood Forest and was first enclosed as a hunting park around 800 years ago. For many centuries, it formed part of the...
Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum
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Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum
Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome is home to the Cold War Jet Collection  including a Victor, Hunter, Canberra, Comet, 2 off Lightnings ,  Starfighter, Mystere, Sea Vixen, 4 off Buccaneers, 4 off...
Charnwood Museum - Loughborough
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Charnwood Museum - Loughborough
Charnwood Museum features a wide range of exhibits reflecting the history, geology, archaeology and industries of Charnwood and the surrounding area. Permanent displays include ‘Coming to...
Congo River Crazy Golf
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Congo River Crazy Golf
Putt on our luxury carpeted Greens and enjoy the fully landscaped  settings with water features and Tropical surroundings.You’ll be  hooked!!Putters and balls included in the price,...
Creations
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Creations
Creations is all about bring different art activities to everyone regardless of their age or artistic ability. We welcome individuals who want to try different types of art and get a real...

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Curious About Leicester
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Curious About Leicester
Leicester is one of England's oldest cities, well known today for its ethnic diversity, Indian restaurants, football and rugby teams, and a large and vibrant covered market. In yesteryear the Romans...
Donington le Heath Manor House
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Donington le Heath Manor House
The museum is based in a Medieval Manor House dating back to 1280. The house has a fascinating history and is now restored with fine oak furnishings. Visitors to the house can now see restored rooms...
F1 Karting East Midlands
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F1 Karting East Midlands
Building up some serious speed is difficult on this track, due to the  amount of twists and turns it has - the ramp making this even  tougher to achieve momentum.  Admission: ...
Family Friendly Orienteering Course Foxton
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Family Friendly Orienteering Course Foxton
Orienteering is a great outdoor adventure activity that exercises both the mind and body, and develops skills in map reading and navigation. The sport is open to all ages and levels of fitness,...
Formula One Indoor Karting Loughborough
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Formula One Indoor Karting Loughborough
Sessions and birthday parties can be booked for kids aged 8 and over - kids love karting!
Foxton Boat Services
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Foxton Boat Services
Vagabond is an elegant vintage motor launch, believed to be over 100 years old (although all the timbers have been replaced!) It has a fixed roof and open sides, with wooden benches for seating (you...
Foxton Canal Museum
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Foxton Canal Museum
Foxton Canal Museum is fun, children of all ages love it. The Museum fulfills the Trust's educational role and records the history and research carried out by Trust members. Models, interactive...
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail
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Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Set in the beautiful rolling countryside of South East Leicestershire, this Spy Trail takes you round the famous site of Foxton Locks, with its flight of ten locks, the fantastic Inclined Plane Boat...
Fun Valley - Leicester
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Fun Valley - Leicester
3 big floors of soft play for kids to enjoy: Giant 4 lane astro slides, tubes, ball pits, trampoline, traverse wall, sports area, go karts. Separate baby and toddler section. Adults can enjoy...
Fuzzy Ed's @ Bell Fountain - Wigston
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Fuzzy Ed's @ Bell Fountain - Wigston
Fuzzy Ed’s Fun House is a soft play area for ages 0-12 years! Children must be under 4ft 9 and supervised at all times! We have a baby area which caters for children 0-4 years and the older...
Gokidsgo - Leicester
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Gokidsgo - Leicester
Gokidsgo is a specially designed unique family adventure zone where kids and parents will have an action packed, fun filled time. Just look at what’s inside: Massive Multi-level Play...
Goldhill Adventure Playground - Leicester
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Goldhill Adventure Playground - Leicester
A real adventure playground for 5 - 14 year olds, children can play freely, and have fun while being supervised. Leicester's largest inclusion programme. OPEN ALL DAY MONDAY TO FRIDAY ONLY!
Gorse Hill City Farm - Leicester
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Gorse Hill City Farm - Leicester
Gorse Hill City Farm (registered charity no.1000575) covers 14 acres on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre. It is open every day of the year and receives over 40 000 visitors a year. The...
Great Central Station - Loughborough
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Great Central Station - Loughborough
Voted number 12 on the list of the 50 greatest railway journeys in the world the Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway. It’s the only place in the...
Harborough Leisure Centre
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Harborough Leisure Centre
Harborough Leisure Centre has a 25m, 6 lane swimming pool, which is home to a number of different swimming sessions. The keen  swimmer will find lanes available in the Active sessions, or...
Harborough Museum
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Harborough Museum
Featuring the Hallaton Treasure, one of the most significant Iron Age finds in Britain, in the new Treasure Gallery. A two thousand year old dog that was sacrificed and buried to guard the...

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Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre
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Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre
Hicks Lodge is a former coal mining site that has been totally transformed by new plantings and creating exciting new trails for you to enjoy. From tearaway toddlers getting their first taste of...
High Cross Riding School
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High Cross Riding School
Welcome to High Cross Riding School Livery Yard and Competition Centre. BHS and ABRS Approved.Enjoy Horse Riding Lessons in our Indoor and Outdoor Arenas here in the heart of the Leicestershire...
Hobby Horse - Leicester
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Hobby Horse - Leicester
Welcome to your Hobby Horse Farm. Whether you live near or are just passing by we aim to provide the best dining and drinking experience for customers of all ages. Our extensive Menu is...
Hood Park Outdoor Pool
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Hood Park Outdoor Pool
Located in Ashby de la Zouch, Hood Park Leisure Centre offers a wide range of facilities and services to the residents of North West Leicestershire. Facilities on offer include: Indoor Swimming ...
Jewry Wall Museum
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Jewry Wall Museum
You can discover the archaeology of Leicester’s past and find out about the people of Leicester from prehistoric times to the medieval period. Complementing our Roman archaeology collections,...
King Richard III Discovery Centre
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King Richard III Discovery Centre
Less than two years have passed since Leicester City Council purchased an old school building with the aim of creating a centre that would tell the story of the remarkable search for –and at...
Laserforce
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Laserforce
Laserforce is an exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players  to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe  environment.  Using laser guns (totally...
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre
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Leicester Leys Leisure Centre
This centre has a state of the art swimming pool, as well as a lifestyle fitness suite and many other bookable sporting activities. Facilities Facilities include a leisure pool with wave...
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Providing adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others at affordable prices in a challenging and safe environment. Admission: ...
Manor Farm and Woodland - Loughborough
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Manor Farm and Woodland - Loughborough
We still have the delightful donkeys as well as so many other wonderful animals - most of them rescued - and, of course, one of the largest collections of owls from around the World – you can...
Marina - Hinckley
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Marina - Hinckley
PLAY ZONE (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Open during pub opening time. CHARGES    Free of Charge.
Megazone Laser Games Leicester
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Megazone Laser Games Leicester
Megazone is serious fun for those old and young, fast paced excitement which makes a great addition to any party. Megazone Leicester has been around for 20 years but we're pretty sure we're still...
Melton Carnegie Museum
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Melton Carnegie Museum
Melton Carnegie Museum re-opened fully on Saturday 13th November 2010 following a major building project which has created a new state-of-the-art gallery, study area and community space for museum...
Meridian Leisure Park - Leicester
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Meridian Leisure Park - Leicester
Welcome to The Meridian Leisure Park in Leicester, where the very best in cinema, eating out and entertainment is at your fingertips. Our state of the art Vue multiplex cinema with nine screens is...
Mini Mischiefs
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Mini Mischiefs
Mini Mischiefs is a children’s indoor play and party venue in Market Harborough, with a huge multi-level soft play frame that reaches an incredible 5.5 meter height. In addition to this...
Mini Monsters Indoor Playcentre - Loughborough
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Mini Monsters Indoor Playcentre - Loughborough
We are a Childrens Soft Play Cafe in Loughborough call us about birthday parties, indoor play and fun! Formerly funky-monkeys is a premium day out for the kids and parents witha  fantastic play...
Mini Monsters Softplay
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Mini Monsters Softplay
Mini Monsters holds a three story soft-play structure that includes slides, tunnels, playing blocks, punch bags and a ball pit! We also have a seperate soft play area just for babies with soft...
National Space Centre - Leicester
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National Space Centre - Leicester
Great Day Out... With so Much More The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the Space Centre's futuristic Rocket...
Noahs Ark
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Noahs Ark
Based in Shepshed this is a fantastic indoor soft play area for your little ones to play, learn and have fun. A great place to meet other parents and enjoy something to drink and eat whilst your...
Oadby Swimming Pool - Leicester
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Oadby Swimming Pool - Leicester
Oadby Swimming Pool Ellis Park, Brabazon Rd, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire LE2 5HB Tel: 0116 271 0386  
Oak Farm Park
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Oak Farm Park
Oak Farm Park is an all weather attraction with both indoor and outdoor activities. Come and see the animals, groom the ponies, or just have a cup of tea and a slice of cake while the kids let off...
Owston Lodge Equestrian Centre
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Owston Lodge Equestrian Centre
Here at Owston Lodge Equestrian Centre we provide a riding school and livery yard located in Leicestershire. Surrounded by quiet country roads and tranquil cosy pubs we provide a perfect setting for...
Paint a Pot Craft Studio
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Paint a Pot Craft Studio
Paint a Pot Craft Studio, based at the Ferrers Centre which is situated in the estate of Staunton Harold near the heart of the National Forest, offers an opportunity for you to come with your family...
Paradise Found Educational Farm Park
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Paradise Found Educational Farm Park
Here at Paradise Found Educational Farm Park we pride ourselves on the array of wonderful farm animals we’ve built up since we opened, including several babies born here! We’re sure as...
Redgate Farm Animal Sanctuary - Markfield
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Redgate Farm Animal Sanctuary - Markfield
Redgate Farm Animal Sanctuary was founded in August 1986 by Jean, Derrick & Tereza Redmile at Shaw Lane, Markfield, Leicestershire. In the beginning it was started by the family re-homing a few...
Rockingham Castle
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Rockingham Castle
This remarkable castle, built on the instruction of William the Conqueror, has been my family's home for 450 years.  Prior to the Watson's ownership the Castle was held by the crown.  There...
Rutland Water Nature Reserve
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Rutland Water Nature Reserve
This internationally famous nature reserve is managed by the Leicestershire& Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water  and provides  one of the most important wildfowl...
Snibston
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Snibston
Take a fascinating journey around Snibston where you can discover 500 years of technological innovation and its impact on our everyday lives. From the earliest mining tools, proto-type jet engine to...
Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum - Loughborough
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Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum - Loughborough
Enjoyment for the whole family at Stonehurst Farm and a warm welcome from the Duffin Family. Visitors can experience many farm activities such as:     See and touch friendly farm yard...
Stretton Circuit
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Stretton Circuit
Our floodlit 850m circuit is considered by many to be one of the hardest tracks in the UK to master. A fantastic venue to host your stag/hen party, corporate event or team building day, Stretton...

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The Blackbird in Leicester
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The Blackbird in Leicester
Families get a warm welcome at Sizzling Pubs! There's something for all the family at Sizzling Pubs from man-size dishes for the Dads to our dedicated kids menu for under 10s. We've also...
The Climbing Station
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The Climbing Station
The Climbing Station is a large climbing wall located in Loughborough. Whether you're a complete novice or an experienced climber we've got plenty to offer you. Admission: Many options...
The Jungle Club - Leicester
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The Jungle Club - Leicester
We have probably the largest kids soft play area in Leicester. Three floors dedicated exclusively to kids. Large Function Accom Up To 400 Weddings, Birthdays, Parties Licensed Premises Inc...
The Rutland Water Treasure Trail
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The Rutland Water Treasure Trail
Rutland Water lies in the heart of Rutland, surrounded by the beautiful rolling countryside of England's smallest county. This Driving/Cycling Trail starts in Hambleton, on the peninsula and...
Top Lodge - Fineshade Wood
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Top Lodge - Fineshade Wood
Top Lodge, Fineshade Wood is a fantastic day out for families and wildlife lovers alike. There are lots of places to explore, cycle round and play in. You can build dens, look out for forest animals,...
Tropical Birdland - Desford
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Tropical Birdland - Desford
A beautiful tropical bird garden, located in the heart of rural Leicestershire. "Tropical Birdland is a unique visitor attraction which is home to over 250 birds with a variety of stunning...
Twinlakes Park
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Twinlakes Park
Acres of action... animals...and indoor attractions...on track for a great day out. An exciting variety of family rides and attractions is set in 60 acres of glorious countryside. Action packed play...
Twycross Zoo - Atherstone
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Twycross Zoo - Atherstone
Twycross Zoo is now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the UK’s only group of bonobos. We have breeding groups of many endangered primate...
Varneys Fun Factory - Wigston
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Varneys Fun Factory - Wigston
Our Play Centre is ideal for under 7's and perfect for your baby/toddlers! We have a coffee shop serving the very best in Douwe Egberts Fair trade Utz Certified Freshly Ground Coffees. A selection...
WACKY WAREHOUSE, Bees Knees -  Leicester
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WACKY WAREHOUSE, Bees Knees - Leicester
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall OPENING TIMES    Monday - Friday 9.30am - Last admissions 7pm. Saturday 2pm - Last admissions 7pm. Sunday...
Waterfield Leisure Pools
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Waterfield Leisure Pools
Waterfield Leisure Pools has a 25 metre main pool, a 13 metre teaching pool and a leisure pool with flume and water features
Wild Kidz - Hinckley
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Wild Kidz - Hinckley
Open 7 Days a Week - 10.00am to 6.00pm Entrance (12m+) £4.25 Term time entrance Mon -Fri: £3.70 Siblings: £2.95 Tel: 08453 473735 for information and bookings 2 Large...
Wistow Maze
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Wistow Maze
Welcome to Wistow in Leicester, a beautiful and historic English hamlet in rolling countryside just a few miles south of Leicester and north of Market Harborough. Famous for the Wistow Maze (with...
Witham Villa Riding Centre
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Witham Villa Riding Centre
Our Premier Equestrian Centre is situated in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside but close to all main road networks and has provided  excellent horse riding lessons and services to...
Woodlands Garden Centre Soft Play Area - Leicester
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Woodlands Garden Centre Soft Play Area - Leicester
A small but pleasing soft play area for our customers to use! Opening Hours     Garden Centre     Restaurant     Monday     9:00 am...
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Welcome to the great county of Leicestershire. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in Leicestershire then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets, and all in Leicestershire. We list children's entertainers in Leicestershire if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in Leicestershire. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, Lincolnshire, Rutlan, Northamptonshire to see what they can offer you. We have days out with the kids in Leicestershire in and near :- Ashby-de-la-zouch, Blaby, Coalville, Earl Shilton, Hinckley, Kegworth, Leicester, Loughborough, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Oadby, Oakham, Shepshed, Syston, Wigston. With loads of fun things to do with kids in and around Leicestershire your kids will never get bored. Theme parks are very popular around this time of year and failing that there fair grounds attractions to keep a lot of children entertained.

The school summer holidays are here again, and with so many popular venues you will find here on www.childrensleisure.co.uk you won't be left without a museum to visit for FREE. A ride on a steam railway in Leicestershire, a day of waterfun at a water park or leisure centre swimming pool :).

If you have toddlers then you can choose form indoor playcentres in this area and with plenty of kids attractions in the county or not sure what to do with the kids just use the search box and enter your postcode to find the nearest attractions! For the more sporty types there are ice skating rinks, roller blading places and dry and indoor ski slopes. Also with outdoor pursuits in Leicestershire for climbing, hiking, mountain biking and much more. Or if your more cultural there are cinemas, theatres and place to have dance lessons etc.

The things to do with kids in Leicestershire are tremendous and especially with cheap and free family friendly places to goto in Leicestershire this year. and softplay for toddlers let the kids stroke the animals at petting farms in Leicestershire. Drive through a wildlife park and visit zoos in Leicester. We have all sorts of aquariums listed in the UK but you may have to travel to another county. Where can I take the kids just have a look at some of the pottery making places and ceramic cafes.

School teachers may find useful for ideas for the class to visit on school days out educational and historical venues are normally the most popular on a school trip! If your on vacation then ten pin bowling alleys and the other best family tourist attractions just browse our site.

Leicestershire abbreviation Leics., is a landlocked county in central England. It takes its name from the heavily populated City of Leicester, traditionally its administrative centre, although the City of Leicester unitary authority is today administered separately from the rest of Leicestershire. The county borders onto Lincolnshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Nottinghamshire. The border with Warwickshire is Watling Street (the A5). there are plenty of days out for the kids in Leicestershire, with plenty of activities to keep them entertained and a smile on their face.