Going Out of this World at the National Space Centre, Leicester

National Space Centre

We last visited the National Space Centre a couple of years ago and the kids loved it. The National Space Centre is a museum which covers the fields of space science and astronomy, along with a space research programme in partnership with the University of Leicester and is instantly recognisable as you get close by its 42m high Rocket Tower. The museum has six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, a unique 3D Simulator Experience as well as the iconic… Continue Reading “Going Out of this World at the National Space Centre, Leicester”

Visiting Twycross Zoo during a Stay, Play, Explore break to Leicestershire

During April we were invited to try a Stay, Play and Explore short break in Leicestershire. For just £149 (£159 during bank holiday weekends) a family of 2 adults and 2 children can visit any 3 out of 10 exciting attractions and enjoy overnight accommodation including breakfast at a choice of 4 star family friendly hotels and for larger families like ours you can buy an additional child ticket for £20. The attractions included are National Space Centre, Conkers, Twycross Zoo, Twinlakes… Continue Reading “Visiting Twycross Zoo during a Stay, Play, Explore break to Leicestershire”

Our visit to the National Space Centre

National Space Centre

Regular readers of my blog will know that I recently went to an event at Conkers and took advantage of their Stay Play Explore short break offer. For just £129 a family of four can visit any 3 of 5 world-class attractions including Conkers, National Space Centre, Twycross Zoo, Twinlakes Theme Park and Stonehurst Family Farm, plus enjoy overnight accommodation including breakfast at a choice of 4 star family friendly hotels. We stayed at Hinckley Island Hotel and you can read my review of… Continue Reading “Our visit to the National Space Centre”

A Summer Visit to Conkers

Visit Conkers

I first heard of Conkers earlier this year when a group of some of my favourite bloggers visited and shared their fun and adventures on their blogs. Everyone had an amazing day out but the one thing that went against it for me was the 3 hour drive from Bournemouth. I was approached by Conkers to see if I wanted to attend their next bloggers event in July and as we live 180 miles away they suggested we use their Stay… Continue Reading “A Summer Visit to Conkers”