Top3: Fun for all the family in Leicester


Dive into family-friendly fun surrounded by nature in Leicester, there’s something for everyone. Discover friendly farm animals, a delicious country menu of hearty fayre and sweet treats and take a moment to unwind and reconnect with nature.

Rutland Farm Park
Alpacas at Rutland Park Farm

Uppingham Road, Oakham LE15 6JD

Located in the picturesque market town of Oakham, Rutland Farm Park offers a captivating rural experience for all ages. This small working farm showcases a tapestry of farm life, inviting visitors to interact with a menagerie of friendly animals, from playful goats to majestic horses. With an array of engaging activities like tractor rides, feeding sessions and seasonal workshops, the park is an all year round attraction. The on-site Daphne’s tea room has a delicious menu of local fayre from a hearty breakfast to sweet home baked cakes to fuel your day on the farm.

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Wild Minds Nature Connection CIC

Wild Minds Nature Connection CIC

Moira Furnace Woodland, Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6AT

Nestled amidst an ancient woodland at the heart of the National Forest, Wild Minds Nature Connection CIC stands as an immersive sanctuary, inviting visitors to rediscover their connection with the natural world. This unique endeavour embodies an ethos of environmental stewardship, offering engaging workshops, nature-based therapies, and educational programs. From guided forest walks to interactive sessions fostering a deeper appreciation for biodiversity, this CIC fosters a profound connection with nature. A haven for those seeking tranquillity and holistic growth, Wild Minds Nature Connection CIC promises an enriching journey of exploration and harmony with the great outdoors for all ages.

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Stourton Grange Farm Park

Stourton Grange Farm Park

Gartree Road, Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FB

The picturesque setting of Stourton Grange Farm Park stands as a quintessential countryside gem. Its crown jewel, the Cow and Plough restaurant, offers a delightful culinary experience, showcasing locally sourced ingredients in delectable dishes. With a charming ambiance, it’s a haven for food enthusiasts seeking farm-to-table freshness. The adjoining farm shop is a treasure trove of artisanal goods, featuring handpicked produce and unique finds. The Farm Park promises a wholesome retreat for a family day out and when it’s time to rest, the cosy glamping pods provide comfortable accommodation.

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