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Family Days Out

  • 10 perfect picnic spots in Leicestershire & Rutland

    Dust off your wicker basket, roll out your tartan blanket and and head to one of these outdoor beauty spots across Leicestershire and Rutland to enjoy lunch al fresco.

  • 10 ways to celebrate The Platinum Jubilee

    From free street parties and dance extravaganzas to fancy art installations, here's what to do and where to head locally to celebrate the 2022 Platinum Jubilee.

  • Skates on! 7 ice rinks to visit

    We're heading into the season of slip-sliding, wall-grabbing, and pirouetting. Skate queen or just here for the mulled wine, check out these festive ice rinks locally and nearby.

  • Review: Bear Grylls Adventure

    Shark diving, swinging across a 65ft high rope course, archery and interactive skydiving – all on the outskirts of Birmingham. Read our verdict on Bear Grylls Adventure.

  • Man the forts! 10 castles to visit

    Ready for a right royal day out this summer? We've rounded up 10 of the coolest castles in Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • AHOY THERE! Best boats to hire

    With pretty much all restrictions now lifted (can I get an AMEN!) we’re dying to make the most of this summer. Swap a boring, long road trip for a cool boat trip instead.

  • 20 things to do with the kids this summer

    Read on for the best workshops, festivals, outdoor cinema, music and more this summer for the kids.

  • What’s on: July Muddy Guide

    Summer's here - although the weather's not caught up - but the social calendar's full and celebrating. From outdoor exhibitions to festivals (yup they're back!), here's where to head and what to book now for a summer to remember.


    The sun’s making an appearance again so we’re thinking of an impromptu day trip to the beach. Here's the closest ones to Leicestershire and Rutland. Now, where did we put our beach towel?

  • Where to pick your own

    Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it's summer in England, which means it's time to PYO. From sumptuous strawberries to gorgeous green veg, here's where to pick 'em.

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