20 Best Things To Do In Leicestershire Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Leicestershire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 870 fun things to do in Leicestershire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Leicester, Sileby, Mountsorrel and Syston. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 621 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Leicestershire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Leicestershire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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A group of kids playing golf at Treetop Adventure Golf in Leicester

Treetop Adventure Golf Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Prepare for an epic adventure, perfect for explorers of all ages! Challenge your kids to a game of mini golf and take on one of the two exciting 18-h...

A flower made of lego at Brickman Exhibition

Brickman Exhibition

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Love LEGO®? We’ve got a treat for you then! Discover 60 incredible, one of their kind LEGO® models at the fantastic Brickman Exhibition, coming to Le...

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

  • Swadlincote
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Love winter sports? Head out to Swadlincote Snowsports Centre to enjoy everything from skiing to toboggan rides, any time of the year. Situated right...

Twinlakes Park

Twinlakes Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Melton Mowbray
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Twinlakes Park is the ideal attraction for families with kids...in fact, it’s a theme park and an animal farm, all in one! The park has over 100 acre...

Dad and daughter looking into telescope at National Space Centre in Leicester

National Space Centre

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If any member of your family has ever dreamt of becoming an astronaut then they’re going to love the National Space Centre! Get ready for lift off as...

Indoor soft play frame at The Jungle Club in Leicester

The Jungle Club

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Jungle Club kingdom is an ultimate play space which provides fantastic exercise and fun for little guests. The extra large soft play area, with b...

Walking path at Abbey Park Leicester

Abbey Park Leicester5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The River Soar divides this beautiful park into two distinct areas: to the east of the river lies the highly decorative Victorian part of the park wi...

Boy playing laser tag at Laserforce Leicester

Laserforce Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laserforce is a thrilling, super modern live fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be! or the villain, o...

Donkeys at Gorse Hill City Farm in Leicester

Gorse Hill City Farm

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Just outside of Leicester City Centre at the heart of the community is Gorse Hill City Farm. This working farm is a registered charity that looks aft...

Boating lake at Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

  • Leicester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre runs a Holiday Scheme which coincides with all the School Holidays, so when the children are off School you can cou...

Swimming pools at Leicester Leys Leisure Centre

Leicester Leys Leisure Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Take a leisurely swim, splash around in the activity pool or, if you’re looking for a bit more adventure, take on the climbing wall. There’s somethin...

Cafe area at Megazone Leicester

Megazone Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Megazone Leicester offers an atmospheric laser tag arena for some immersive zero contact war play, including dry ice, intense music and other cool ef...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Cinema de Lux Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Dive into the latest blockbusters at Showcase Cinema de Lux Leicester, where there's an amazing 12 screens showing the biggest and best family-friend...

Foam pit and trampolines at Flip Out Leicester

Flip Out Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Why walk when you could bounce? Put a spring in your step, stay on your toes and simply have a great time at Flip out Leicester. This is Leicester’s...

Leicester's historic Guildhall on Curious About Leicester trail

Curious About Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Leicester is a journey of discovery: an exciting glimpse into what makes this multicultural and historic city what it is. Resident or j...

Catch the Moon at Bean Gaming Board Game Cafe in Leicester

Bean Gaming Board Game Cafe5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There’s nothing like a good board game to bring the whole family together! Gather the gang and head out to Bean Gaming Board Game Cafe in Leicester....

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

Leicester Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Leicester Mystery Treasure Trail follows the tale of Richard III and the many mysteries surrounding his legend, so what are you waiting for?  Hoo...

Ruins at Jewry Wall Museum in Leicester

Jewry Wall Museum

  • Leicester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Jewry Wall Museum is dedicated to the archaeology of Leicester's past and offers a great opportunity to discover the stories of different residents o...

Inside at King Richard III Discovery Centre in Leicester

King Richard III Visitor Centre

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

King Richard III Discovery Centre has been built on the site where the buried remains of the king were found, the site of the medieval Grey Friars Fr...

Overview of Boost Trampoline Parks trampolines, battle beam and foam pits in Leicester

Boost Trampoline Parks Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Give your family a boost at Boost Trampoline Parks, Leicester. Let your kids release their energy at a trampoline park overflowing with fun activitie...

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