What is there to do for kids in Leicester?

What is there to do for kids in Leicester?

Leicester is a vibrant city with no shortage of entertainment options, especially if you have kids. From buzzing leisure centres, eclectic art galleries, and lush outdoor spaces, Leicester has a wide range of child-friendly activities that the whole family can enjoy. Here are some of the best things to do for kids in Leicester:

  • Visit the National Space Centre, one of the UK's leading attractions for space exploration and discovery. You can see the UK's largest planetarium, a real rocket tower, and six interactive galleries that cover topics such as astronomy, space travel, and the solar system. You can also join workshops, shows, and events that are fun and educational for kids of all ages.
  • Explore the Tropical Birdland, a unique and exotic attraction that is home to over 250 birds from around the world. You can walk through the aviaries, feed the parrots, and meet the friendly residents, such as macaws, cockatoos, and toucans. You can also enjoy the play area, the woodland walk, and the picnic area.
  • Experience the history and culture of Leicester at the Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens. You can see the collections of toys, costumes, military items, and local crafts that tell the stories of the people who lived and worked in Leicester. You can also visit the gardens, which feature a maze, a dig pit, and a wildlife area.
  • Enjoy the fun and games at the Fun Valley. This is an indoor soft play centre that offers a variety of activities for kids, such as slides, ball pools, climbing frames, and trampolines. There is also a separate area for toddlers, a cafe, and a party room.
  • Watch a show at the Curve Theatre, one of the most innovative and dynamic theatres in the UK. You can see a range of performances, from musicals and dramas, to comedies and pantomimes, that are suitable for kids and adults alike. You can also take part in workshops, classes, and festivals that are designed to inspire and engage young audiences.

These are just some of the many wonderful things to do for kids in Leicester. If you are looking for a place to stay, look no further than Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston, a stunning and flexible hotel near Leicester city centre. Our hotel has recently undergone a major upgrade and boasts 79 well-appointed guest bedrooms with next generation design. Our queen rooms with sofa beds are perfect for families and our executive king rooms can fit up to four people. Our hotel also offers a restaurant with a children’s menu, a 24-hour fitness centre, extensive function rooms, and free parking for 150 cars.

Book your stay with us today and enjoy the best of Leicester's attractions and activities for kids. We look forward to welcoming you to Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston soon.

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