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  • Crich Tramway Village (Derbyshire)

    Crich

    Go on the woodland walk, have a look at the exhibitions in the museum and ride on the trams themselves!

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  • Rock Lea Caving (Derbyshire)

    Hathersage

    Easy Caving, Potholing, Abseiling & Mine Exploration in the Peak District National Park and you can see what it is like to be down England's deepest cave!

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  • Conkers (Derbyshire)

    nr Swadlincote

    Explore the four discovery zones, a simulated tree top walk with a moving bridge and journey through the skies!

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  • Rosliston Forestry Centre (Derbyshire)

    Swadlincote

    From quiet walks to action-packed family fun, uncover nature at its best.

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  • National Space Centre (Leicestershire)

    Leicester

    The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor centre devoted to space science and houses the UK’s largest planetarium which produces “fulldome” planetarium shows - worth a visit!

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  • The Victory Show (Leicestershire)

    Cosby

    From Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September 2013- The Victory Show has something for everyone from re-enactment camps, miniature steam train rides, 1940’s vehicles, to model remote controlled aircraft and much more!

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  • Wistow Maze (Leicestershire)

    Wistow

    The award-winning maze has 3 miles of intricate pathways with high level bridges & towers giving stunning 3D panoramic views.

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  • Outdoor Pursuits Centre (Leicestershire)

    Leicester

    Providing adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate and educate.

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  • Rebel Paintballing (Leicestershire)

    Ratby

    The ultimate outdoor 'Shoot'em Up' adventure game!

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  • TwinLakes Park (Leicestershire)

    Melton Mowbray

    Twinlakes is The East Midland’s No.1 all action, family tourist attraction, providing great days out, where the fun never stops!

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  • Jungle Parc (Northamptonshire)

    Irchester Country Park

    This former ironstone quarry has a network of long and short trails through 83 hectares of mixed woodland packed full of activities and fun things to do.

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  • Catanger Llama Trekking (Northamptonshire)

    Towcester

    Trek with the llamas! They also breed llamas so you can see the babies and their mums.

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  • Nene Valley Boats (Northamptonshire)

    Oundle

    From Oundle you can explore the full length of the Nene as it winds its way gently past a series of villages, with spired churches and old watermills.

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  • Stanwick Lakes (Northamptonshire)

    Stanwick

    Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750 acre countryside attraction and nature reserve and is widely considered to be one of the region's most imaginative outdoor activity destinations.

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  • Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe (Northamptonshire)

    Northampton

    Enjoy the friendly, relaxed and creative atmosphere and create a beautiful piece of art to take home.

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  • City of Caves (Nottinghamshire)

    Nottingham

    Discover a hidden world beneath your feet underneath the streets of Nottingham and explore original sandstone caves with their actor led tours.

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  • Heroes and Villains Tour (Nottinghamshire)

    Nottingham

    Homicidal medieval Kings, the very first Vampire, 1200-year old Saxon caves, modern Olympians, evil murderers - meet them all on the tour of Robin Hood’s city!

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  • Games Workshop and Warhammer World (Nottinghamshire)

    Nottingham

    Warhammer World is Games Workshop's unique Visitor Centre; welcoming collectors, holding events, displaying Citadel Miniatures, offering hobby help and much more.

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  • National Water Sports Centre (Nottinghamshire)

    Nottingham

    White water rafting, sailing and canoeing as well as E Combat and adventure days!

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  • White Post Farm (Nottinghamshire)

    Farnsfield

    This is the chance to get up close to thousands of friendly animals, like chicks, llamas, rabbits, cows and pigs.

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  • Sundown Adventureland (Nottinghamshire)

    Rampton

    Have an explore of this fantastic theme park, with a brand new ride themed around Angry Birds!

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  • Harley Gallery (Nottinghamshire)

    Welbeck

    This creative space has all sorts of exhibitions and exhibition inspired activities for both children and adults, as well as a craft shop and cafe.

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  • Rutland Fly Fishing Adventures (Rutland)

    Barnsdale

    Fishing lessons, courses and fly fishing trips which are all fun, informative, exciting, and friendly on the world famous Rutland Water.

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  • The Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre (Rutland)

    Oakham

    Get close to birds of prey, witness them in flight, photograph them, take binoculars and catch a glimpse of the many fallow deer, muntjac, foxes, badgers and other mammals.

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  • Rutland Cycling (Rutland)

    Manton

    Go and pedal a bike through the beautiful countryside, along traffic-free tracks and purpose-built trails, nature spotting and getting fit in the fresh air.

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  • Rock Blok (Rutland)

    Oakham

    Thrilling High Ropes, Climbing, Abseiling and Trampolining, all in one welcoming outdoor activity centre on the North Shore of Rutland Water at Whitwell!

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  • Treasure Trail (Shropshire)

    Ludlow

    Can you solve the mystery of the murdered chefs while wondering around lovely Ludlow?

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  • Cliff Railway (Shropshire)

    Bridgnorth

    England's oldest and steepest inland electric funicular railway!

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  • Tar Tunnel (Shropshire)

    Ironbridge

    Put on your hard hat and venture underground into the eerie brick-lined tar tunnel. Treacle-like black bitumen is still oozing through the walls and welling up in puddles.

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  • Hoo Farm (Shropshire)

    Telford

    Feed the lambs and deer, meet the smaller animals and have a pony ride. No trip to the farm is complete without watching the sheep steeple chase!

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  • Park Hall (Shropshire)

    Oswestry

    See what it felt like to be a part of a Victorian school and see an Iron age roundhouse, as well as have a play in the farm and see the animals.

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  • Ludlow Castle (Shropshire)

    Ludlow

    Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility - a glimpse into the lifestyle of medieval society.

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  • Victorian Pumping Station (Staffordshire)

    Burton on Trent

    The pumping station has four beam engines, five boilers, a steam driven workshop, a forge and a dynamo house with a Crompton dynamo driven by a steam engine- loads to see!

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  • Segway, Skybow, Clayzar (Staffordshire)

    Heaton

    For all of the adrenaline junkies out there, this is for you, with segway, skybow and clayzar on offer!

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  • Horse Riding (Staffordshire)

    Pattingham

    Rudge Riding cross country course is the perfect place to come to ride in a safe off-road environment.

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  • Alton Towers (Staffordshire)

    Alton

    Escape to the fantabulous world of the Alton Towers Resort - there's so much going on, the fun never stops!

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  • Drayton Manor (Staffordshire)

    Near Tamworth

    Everyone’s favourite theme park, packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland. Drayton Manor features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around! 

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  • Steam Train Day Out (Staffordshire)

    Leek

    The railway uses real coal fired steam engines to pull all of its trains. It's one of the UK's finest heritage steam railways and is constantly developing new attractions to give great family days out.

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  • Plantasia and Maze World (Warwickshire)

    Nr Atherstone

    Take a fascinating journey of discovery through the living world of Plantasia & Mazeworld.

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  • Falstaff’s Experience (Warwickshire)

    Stratford-Upon-Avon

    Visitors will experience the horrible world of The Tudors, which relates the truth behind life in Tudor England in an educational, accessible and atmospheric way.

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  • Avon Boating (Warwickshire)

    Stratford-Upon-Avon

    The river naturally draws people down to its grassy banks, and what better way to enjoy its tranquil waters than by boat.

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  • The Hatton Adventure Farm (Warwickshire)

    Warwick

    Meet the animals, watch the falconry display or play in the indoor centre as well as take part in the events throughout the day!

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  • Warwick Castle (Warwickshire)

    Warwick

    Britain's Ultimate Castle, where you'll be surrounded by jaw-dropping history, magic, myth and adventure!

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  • St Nicholas Park (Warwickshire)

    Warwick

    This is a fantastic park, jammed full of great things to do, including mini golf, a fun park, outdoor pool and sport facilities.

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