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Historical and Educational Attractions near to Broughton Astley
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Gorse Hill City Farm (9 miles)
Leicester
Gorse Hill City Farm A family friendly working farm, with the opportunity to feed and touch the animals. Play area, rare breeds, woodland walk, picnic area, small animals, education facilities, events, gardens and much more.
Oak Farm Park (10 miles)
Bagworth
Oak Farm Park Friendly farm animals; indoor play including bouncy castle and trampolines; outdoor play including more trampolines, slide mountain, pedal karts and sandpit.
National Space Centre (9 miles)
Leicester
National Space Centre The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. Home to the UK's largest 360 degree planetarium, the National Space Centre is a hands-on, interactive journey through six stunning galleries, Rocket Tower, and S.I.M ride that offers an experience that is out...
Harborough Museum (13 miles)
Market Harborough
Harborough Museum The newly refurbished Harborough Museum is home to the Hallaton Treasure, discovered in 2000 and one of the most important Iron Age finds in Britain.
Snibston (15 miles)
Coalville
Snibston The award winning attraction explores the impact of technology on our every day lives with over 90 indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits.
Charnwood Museum (17 miles)
Loughborough
Charnwood Museum There are lots of interactive exhibits: you can dig through the layers of history and find out why archaeologists like old rubbish, peep under rocks, in cracks and crevices to find the hidden creatures or zoom-in on a centipede's head with the video microscope.
Ashby de la Zouch Museum (18 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
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 available.
Melton Carnegie Museum (22 miles)
Melton Mowbray
Melton Carnegie Museum Stilton Cheese and Pork Pies from Melton Mowbray are famous all around the world. Explore the history of these trades and others including saddlery, shoemaking and tinsmithing and the impact they had on the town. Go back even further in time to see how the Romans, Anglo Saxons, Normans, Tudors, Georgians and...
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Leicester
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre Facilities include a fun leisure pool with wave machine, two exciting flume rides, children's interactive activity pool plus a dedicated toddler and baby pool.
Harborough Leisure Centre (13 miles)
Market Harborough
Harborough Leisure Centre Great standard swimming pool but the Tiger Pool comes complete with Octopus slide and interactive water features, waterfalls, squirty fish, water dams and tipping bucket, making it suitable for the whole family.
Hood Park Outdoor Pool (18 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Hood Park Outdoor Pool Outdoor heated pool with other goodies nearby.
Wacky Warehouse at the Bees Knees (6 miles)
Leicester
Wacky Warehouse at the Bees Knees Small multi level adventure play area with fun features attached to a family restaurant, also offers a toddler and baby area.
Wacky Warehouse - Bees Knees (6 miles)
Leicester
Wacky Warehouse - Bees Knees Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
360 Play (6 miles)
Leicester
360 Play Explore our huge indoor play centre, navigate the adventure play frame, drive the dodgems and ride the carousel. Visit 360 Street with Twizzles Garage, boutique and Luigis Pizza Parlour. Let your child be artistic, messy and mucky without it mattering. All included in one price, stay all day, with free easy...
Fuzzy Eds Play Area (6 miles)
Wigston
Fuzzy Eds Play Area Indoor soft play area with toddler space as well as the main climbing play area with the usual selection of soft mayhem equipment.
Wild Kidz (6 miles)
Hinckley
Wild Kidz 2 large separate play areas with 0-12 years catered for. Refreshments and food available. Babies go free up to 1 year old.
Fun Valley (8 miles)
Leicester
Fun Valley is an Indoor Family Soft Play Centre for parents and kids 0 to 12 can play in a safe and secure venue. 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
The Jungle Club (10 miles)
Leicester
The Jungle Club 3 floor spread of crazy soft play welcoming 4 to 12s with dedicated under 3s area and daily face painting!
Wacky Warehouse - Hobby Horse (13 miles)
Leicester
Wacky Warehouse - Hobby Horse has a purpose built indoor play structure which leaves children to run themselves ragged for a couple of hours, leaving the adults to relax!
Mini Mischiefs (13 miles)
Leicester
Mini Mischiefs offer a huge multi level adventure play area 5.5m high with loads of slides and other features, plus dedicated toddler and baby zones and equipment.
Barneys Indoor Play Centre (15 miles)
Coalville
Barneys Indoor Play Centre Fantastic Multi-level childrens Play barn with separate sports and toddler areas
Bumble Bees (16 miles)
Coalville
Bumble Bees is a 2 storey indoor soft play centre for the under 7s based in Coalville. Bumble Bee’s is a real hive of activity with slides, ball pits and tunnels for kids to have fun and explore. We’ve a cafe bar, free parking and baby changing.
Mini Monsters (17 miles)
Loughborough
Mini Monsters Friendly monster themed soft play facility with multi tiered adventure play structure, mini football pitch, separate baby and toddler area and role play village.
Mini Monsters Softplay (23 miles)
Oakham
Mini Monsters Softplay Three story, bespoke play structure featuring all the classic from slides to balls to mazes and more, with secure separate area for under 2s.
Laserforce (9 miles)
Leicester
Laserforce An exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe environment.
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre (11 miles)
Leicester
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre runs a Holiday Scheme which coincides with all the School Holidays, so when the children are off School you can count on us providing day care with a difference. Available for anyone aged between 5 (must be in year 1) and 16 years old.
The Climbing Station (17 miles)
Loughborough
The Climbing Station 800sqm of world-class bouldering facility with friendly, supportive staff offering kids' club and advanced technique classes for over 7s.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leicester (6 miles)
Leicester
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leicester Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Stretton Circuit (9 miles)
Leicester
Stretton Circuit Junior Karting ages range from 10 years old to 16 years old.
F1 Karting East Midlands (18 miles)
Loughborough
F1 Karting East Midlands 8+ only. Karting race events, training and parties. Race up to 40mph in their 200cc biz karts. Their track is 400m long with 100m main straight.
Curious About Leicester (8 miles)
Leicester
Curious About Leicester is a unique experience: 2 treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this diverse, multicultural city. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail (10 miles)
Foxton
Foxton Locks Spy Mission Treasure Trail This exciting discovery Trail takes you round this famous site, with its flight of ten locks, the fantastic Inclined Plane Boat Lift and museum. The Trail then takes you along the towpath into the village of Foxton, before returning across country to the locks.
Foxton Boat Services (10 miles)
Market Harborough
Foxton Boat Services Site of the Foxton Inclined Plane Boat Lift, a remarkable piece of Victorian engineering, soon to be undergoing restoration. Many hundreds of canal boats pass through the locks every year, providing a colourful attraction. Wildlife, flora and fauna thrive in the ideal habitat.
Foxton Canal Museum (10 miles)
Market Harborough
Foxton Canal Museum Models, interactive displays, and a wide range of waterway artefacts tell the story of the lift, the Locks, the waterways and the people who lived on the canals.
Battlefield Line Railway (13 miles)
Shackerstone
Battlefield Line Railway Jump aboard a steam train which runs along Ashby canal for a lot of the journey - is nearby Bosworth Battlefield Country Park wich is worth a visit
Great Central Railway Nottingham (25 miles)
Ruddington
Great Central Railway Nottingham offers 10 miles of heritage railway running through the beautiful scenery of South Nottinghamshire and North-West Leicestershire. We are also home to static displays, a large Miniature Railway, Model Railways, Road Transport Collection and Play Area, with a Cafe and Gift Shop as well.
Goldhill Adventure Playground (6 miles)
Leicester
Goldhill Adventure Playground A real adventure playground for 5 to 14 year olds, children can play freely, and have fun while being supervised. Leicester's largest inclusion programme.
Abbey Park (9 miles)
Leicester
Abbey Park Beautiful river-split park with miniature railway, pets' corner and a large play area suitable for children of all ages.
Meridian Leisure Park (6 miles)
Leicester
Meridian Leisure Park Nine screen state-of-the-art Vue cinema. Also offers four family friendly restaurants, tenpin bowling, gym and indoor play.
JTC VIP Area at Leicester Tigers (10 miles)
Leicester
JTC VIP Area at Leicester Tigers Kids can get involved in 2 hours of free activities every matchday when they sign up to free JTC membership. Anyone can join by going to the website or coming to the VIP Area on matchday. There are family tickets available for all games so there really is something for everyone.
Elsies Pottery Painting Barn (17 miles)
Market Harborough
Elsies Pottery Painting Barn is a place to come and unleash (or even discover) your creative talents. Choose from our wide range of plain bisque shapes to paint and create your own pottery masterpiece to be treasured.
Creations (17 miles)
Loughborough
Creations - is an Art Studio Cafe. Children (and adults) can do pottery painting, clay modelling, decopatching, sgrafitto, make a bear, fabric paint, felt making amongst other art activities.
Paint a Pot Craft Studio (20 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Paint a Pot Craft Studio offers an indoor opportunity for you to come with your family and friends to paint your own designs on a wide range of ceramic objects. These include plates, bowls, ornaments, plant pots and many more items. We also offer clay imprints, parties, school linked events, adult parties and adoption celebrations.
Wistow Maze (7 miles)
Wistow
Wistow Maze A giant 8 acre maize maze with high level bridges and viewing towers. Follow the fun quiz trail and collect clues hidden amongst 3 miles of pathways. Includes Activity Funyard with games and mini mazes for all the family. Open July-September. Winner of Leicestershire's "Best Visitor Attraction".
Witham Villa Riding Centre (< 1 mile)
Broughton Astley
Witham Villa Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s, plus cross country and show jumping facilities.
High Cross Riding School (4 miles)
Claybrooke Magna
High Cross Riding School BHS and ABRS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 in riding, plus dressage and show jumping training. No hacks, but regular competitions and events.
Owston Lodge Equestrian Centre (17 miles)
Melton Mowbray
Owston Lodge Equestrian Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, off road hacking, cross country jumps and a recognised Pony Club. RDA approved and welcoming of disabled riders too.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Historical and Educational Attractions near Broughton Astley with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

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