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  • 9 local spooky halloween events

    From a scary drive-in cinema to a terrifying Clown CarnEvil Maze. We've created a ghoulish guide to the best events to enjoy across Leicestershire and Rutland with the family and those who want something a little more terrifyingly gruesome. Mwwaahhhhhh!

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    Man the forts! The best castles within 90 minutes

    Ready for a right royal day out over half term? We've rounded up 10 of the coolest castles in Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond that are open to visit. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • Outdoor activities to enjoy this October half term

    From den building to paddle boarding, just a few of the fun and quirky outdoor activities to get them involved in across Leics and Rutland. Get booking now.

  • Boredom buster! 8 summer day trips

    Fancy hopping out of county for the afternoon? Pack a picnic, bundle the kids in the car and head off to one of these family fun sites for the day.

  • 7 free things to do this month

    Light of pocket but still pumped for fun? Squeeze it out over the last few weeks of summer right here with a local festival and a new LEGO exhibition for the kiddies.

  • Summer holidays: 32 things to do with kids

    It's been four long months with the kids at home - and now the summer holidays are here. Step away from the gin and read on for 32 great ideas on things to do with kids and teens.

  • Wicker basket packed? 14 best picnic spots

    I'm heading off to Rutland and Leicestershire's 14 top picnic spots to scoff some scotch eggs. Who's with me?

  • Get up and get out – where to go post lockdown!

    As lockdown is slowly easing, it’s the best time to soak up the summer and explore your local hood – make the most of your local countryside and head to places you’ve heard about but never been to. Here’s a few suggestions to get you started. Yew Trees Avenue, Rutland The fascinating yet tranquil Yew […]

  • 10 best subscription boxes for kids

    Running on empty when it comes to entertaining the kids? Royal Mail comes up trumps with these...

  • Online workouts for you and creative fun for the kids

    Staying indoors means we're changing the way we socialise, workout and even entertain the kids. Here's our round up of fun things to do online from crafts to cookery lessons and more - all from local businesses.

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