Attractions in Leicester to keep kids busy
22nd June 2016
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For the younger children there is Fun Valley, it is an Indoor Family Soft Play Centre for parents and kids 0 to 12 to play in a safe and secure venue. There are three large floor areas of soft play for the kids to enjoy with giant 4 lane astro slides, tubes, ball pits, trampoline, traverse wall, sports area, go karts and more!

Well worthy a day out is Abbey Park, the beautiful river-split park with miniature railway, a pets' corner and a large play area suitable for children of all ages, plus formal gardens, historic ruins and loads of room for traditional games. Abbey Park is a great place to visit for those who enjoy a fun game on the grass and for those who simply wish to take a stroll at a more leisurely pace whilst admiring the traditional floral displays in the formal gardens.

Goldhill Adventure Playground is a real adventure playground for 5 to 14 year olds where children can play freely, and have fun whilst being supervised.

360 Play. Explore the 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.

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 them providing day care with a difference. Available for anyone aged between 5 (must be in year 1) and 16 years old.

Following on from the successful space mission of Major Tim Peake who spent six months at the International Space Station, The National Space Centre is the award winning home of 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 of this world. This excellent resource is both fun and educational and a great place to take keen would be astronomers, and a spectacular place for the family to spend some time.

There is a multitude of interesting and exciting places to go and things to do on our door step. Some local attractions are free, a day at the park for example, take a pic-nic and enjoy a day in the fresh air. Other attractions do require payment, and some of them are very exciting and great fun. Much depends on the family budget and the availability of time and supervision. For families with older children there are vigorous activates, many sports teams and sports facilities around the City where energy can be burned off.

There is much to do, and places to go, get out and about and enjoy.

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