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National Space Centre


The National Space Centre has six hands-on galleries, over 150 interactive experiences, a 42m high Rocket tower and the UK's largest planetarium making it a great all weather family attraction.

Twinlakes Park - Melton Mowbray

Twinlakes Park in Melton Mowbray offers the very best in family entertainment and is filled with breath-taking family Rides and Attractions. Twinlakes is set in 70 acres of countryside divided into themed areas and play zones. Twinlakes also boasts a massive 125,000sqft of indoor attractions. Twinlakes is a great family theme park.

Mallory Park Race Track

Mallory Park is one of the best circuits for spectator viewing in the country. The track is situated in a natural amphitheatre with grassy banks that overlook the circuit. The track has a full calendar of events and it is also possible to arrange driving experiences on the track.

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle contains many notable pieces of art and includes paintings by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Holbein and Poussin. It houses outstanding collections of furniture, porcelain, silks, tapestries, French furniture and Italian sculpture. Sculpture extends outside into the Rose and Statue Gardens which are elegantly laid out round a central fountain. The Statue Collection is terraced into the hillside includes work by Caius, Cibber - Sculptor to Charles II.

Rockingham Castle - Market Harborough

Rockingham castle was built by William the Conqueror over 900 years ago. The castle is set in beautiful grounds and has fantastic views across the Welland valley.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Bosworth Battlefield trail is a 1.25 mile (2.2km) walk with audio and visual interpretation about the battle and surrounding area, helping you to discover more about the Battle of Bosworth whilst enjoying breath-taking views

Victory Show

The 2016 Victory Show will run for 3 days from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September. Held over a 100 acre site, the Show provides Historical Societies and re-enactments through various forces from several era's and theatres during the period of 1939-45. From Airmen to Infantry, the Victory Show opens a window in time to the fabulous 1940's.

The Victory Show has something for everyone from re-enactment camps, miniature steam train rides, 1940’s vehicles, and model remote controlled aircraft. There will be over 60 stalls in the large trader’s area. Static WWII Aircraft, Tank Rides and 1940’s working and static Farming Machinery. There will be a huge Army Encampment and 50+ Re-enactment Groups, 200+ Vehicles including Heavy Armour and Tanks. The 1940’s themed Dinner Dance for 700 + guests is always popular on the Saturday night plus many more attractions all over the Cosby Victory Show Site including various food & drink outlets.

Belvoir Brewery Tour

This is a small modern brewery that offers a range of beers including Melton Red, Gordon Bennett, Whippling, Peacocks Glory, Dark Horse, Old Dalby and Beaver Bitter.

The brewery can welcome coach parties (but arrange this in advance). If you have a special event thay may be able to help as "We regularly re-brand our beer for special occasions. For events we can re-brand a beer of your choice, this involves designing a pump clip to include whatever you desire."

Things to do Leicestershire

Find great things to do, the best Leicestershire attractions, cheap family days out, romantic weekend breaks & fun things to do visiting Leicestershire this weekend.