Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park
The site of the Battle of Bosworth 1485, the decisive battle of the War of the Roses where Richard III lost his life and his crown to the future Henry VII. Children and adults can handle weapons and armour in the detailed exhibition, watch a film explaining the events and walk on a outside circuit which gives a blow-by-blow account of events. Take a stroll around the battle trail (open all year) with information boards explaining the course of the battle. Living history events throughout summer.
Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Market Bosworth, CV13 0AD
National Space Centre
The UK´s largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the Space Centre´s futuristic Rocket Tower, you´ll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery and interactive fun. Take a seat in our high-tech full domed Space Theatre and prepare to be amazed. Human Spaceflight: Lunar Base 2025 is the new fantastic experience at the centre. Become an astronaut and test your mental and physical ability to survive in deep space.
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
Snibston Discovery Park
Try and lift a Mini Cooper in ‘Extra Ordinary’ which shows how technology has affected our every day life. See the amazing selection of historic and contemporary costumes in the Fashion Gallery. Join real life miners on a tour of the colliery and experience what it was like to work underground. Take a ride on a diesel locomotive and get creative with half term craft activities.
Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3LN
Set in beautiful countryside, there are an unbelievable variety of attractions for the whole family from the Buffalo Stampede coaster to water zapping Bumper Boats and from white knuckle Gladiators Galleon to the cute wild west city. The awesome indoor venture centres including Master Blaster arenas, scary Trauma Tower ride and playzones guarantee non stop fun. Hundreds of animals and birds, plus a superb Falconry Centre provide entertainment for all ages.
Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4SB
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