If you know any other great dry ski slopes and indoor skiing near Leicester not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near to Leicester
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Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre (20 miles)
Swadlincote
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre A large leisure facility and dry ski slope providing Skiing, Snowboarding, Toboggan and Sno-Tubing with a fully licensed bar and restaurant. Kids must be over 4 to take part in activities.
Tamworth Snowdome (24 miles)
Tamworth
Tamworth Snowdome A real indoor ski slope with 170m ski run. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in staffordshire
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre (32 miles)
Stamford
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre Lots of water sports, off road karting, dry slope for skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding, a climbing wall, water zorbing, adventure playground and heated outdoor pool. Wow!
Xscape Skislope Milton Keynes (44 miles)
Milton Keynes
Xscape Skislope Milton Keynes Indoor real snow skislope in Milton Keynes. Lessons available plus the Wacky Races kiddie sledging tournaments, plus Snocamps for 7 to 15 years old. A great family days out in Buckinghamshire idea.
Stoke Ski Centre (53 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Stoke Ski Centre Comprehensive ski and snowboard facilities with lessons pre-bookable. Kids welcome.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre (56 miles)
Telford
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre The 85 metre slope (and nursery slope facility) provides skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, ice skating and snowblading activities for adults and juniors of all ages and abilities throughout the year.
Bassingbourn Snowsports Centre (59 miles)
Royston
Bassingbourn Snowsports Centre CURRENTLY CLOSED Runs skiing lessons throughout the year. Junior Club caters for tots up to late teens at all levels of ability, with friendly, experienced instructors.
Twinlakes Park (16 miles)
Melton Mowbray
Twinlakes Park Discover fun round every corner at Twinlakes, the beautiful park tucked under the wolds. Packed with acres of action, rides, indoor playcentres an outdoor waterpark and animals galore. Guaranteed great day out for the whole family whatever the weather.
Tropical Birdland (7 miles)
Desford
Tropical Birdland Come and see hundreds of beautiful and exotic birds. Wander around their walk through aviary. There is a new adventure playground, also several way marked trails around the 6 acres of woodland, plus explore the koi pond and water gardens.
Gorse Hill City Farm (2 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 (9 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 (2 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...
Charnwood Museum (10 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.
Snibston (13 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.
Harborough Museum (14 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.
Melton Carnegie Museum (14 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...
Ashby de la Zouch Museum (16 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.
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre (3 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 (14 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 (17 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Hood Park Outdoor Pool Outdoor heated pool with other goodies nearby.
Fun Valley (1 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 (2 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!
360 Play (3 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...
Wacky Warehouse at the Bees Knees (3 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.
Fuzzy Eds Play Area (3 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.
Wacky Warehouse - Hobby Horse (5 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 free to collapse on the sofas.
Mini Monsters (10 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.
Barneys Indoor Play Centre (12 miles)
Coalville
Barneys Indoor Play Centre Fantastic Multi-level childrens Play barn with separate sports and toddler areas
Wild Kidz (12 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.
Bumble Bees (13 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 Mischiefs (14 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.
Mini Monsters Softplay (17 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.
Heath Manor House (12 miles)
Coalville
Heath Manor House Step back in time and experience how people really lived in Medieval, Tudor and Stuart times in this preserved manor house which dates back to 1280.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle (16 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Castle A Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646, and was then made unusable. An underground passage from the kitchen to the tower can still be explored today.
Rockingham Castle (19 miles)
Market Harborough
Rockingham Castle Set in a panoramic location, with views over five counties, the Castle has magnificently furnished rooms of several periods, and is surrounded by 12 acres of superbly contrasting gardens.
Belvoir Castle (23 miles)
Grantham
Belvoir Castle Now the family home of the 11th Duke and Duchess of Rutland and their family - the castle'€™s splendid interior contains many beautiful treasures from great works of art, to fine furniture and beautiful tapestries. Children can enjoy the delightful Regency Nursery and School Room....
Laserforce (1 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 (3 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 (10 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 (3 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 (4 miles)
Leicester
Stretton Circuit Junior and Cadet Karting ages range from 10 years old to 15 years old with younger passengers in the twin karts. Plus with planning senior karters can sometimes race juniors: time to take the kids to school!
F1 Karting East Midlands (11 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 (< 1 mile)
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 (11 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.
Ashby de la Zouch Treasure Trail (16 miles)
Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Ashby de la Zouch Treasure Trail is a fun way for all the family to explore this historic market town. Ashby is steeped in history, from Civil War battles and sieges between Roundheads and Cavaliers to Victorian Spa splendour.
Foxton Boat Services (11 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 (11 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 (18 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.
Abbey Park (1 miles)
Leicester
Abbey Park Beautiful river-split park with miniature railway, pets' corner and a large play area suitable for children of all ages.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near Leicester 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.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Leicestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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