Great Christmas Events in Leicester City Centre

This year the city of Leicester is hosting some magical Christmas events. The city centre is in full festive mode and we were lucky enough to spend a day exploring what is on offer. I can honestly say that it didn’t disappoint! Jubilee Square Ice Skating Rink First stop on our Christmas day out was the fantastic undercover Ice skating rink in Jubilee Square. We’ve only ever been ice skating…

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Magic awaits at the National Forest Adventure Farm North Pole Adventure – Staffordshire

Since having our little boy the true magic of Christmas has returned to our adult lives! This year L is so excited about the festive season. In fact he’s been counting the days since Halloween. Every year we try to attend at least one lovely Christmas event, whether it’s visiting Father Christmas’ grotto or exploring wonderful Christmas markets. This year I really wanted to do something extra special. When the…

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Plane spotting at East Midlands Aeropark

Please note that East Midlands Aeropark is currently closed (July 2020) Our little boy is obsessed with planes. He dreams of being a pilot and has built up quite a collection of model airplanes over the years. We live very near to East Midlands airport so we spend alot of time there plane spotting! East Midlands Aeropark is the official viewing area for the airport (we sometimes view from other…

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King Richard III Visitors Centre – Leicestershire

The county of Leicestershire has a wealth of history and amazing stories to tell. None more famous than that of King Richard III. The King Richard III Visitors Centre opened in 2014 and is dedicated to telling the story of King Richards life, death and his discovery some 527 years later. Located inside a stunning Victorian Gothic revival building, once home to a school. The building is located next door…

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National Space Centre – Leicestershire

One of favourite family days out is the National Space Centre located in the city of Leicester. The centre gives a fascinating insight into the history of space travel, space technology, our Solar System and much more. So what can you expect from a day out at the National Space Centre? Getting there Getting there is fairly straight forward, the National Space Centre website has a great “How To Find…

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