Things to do Midlands East

Space Centre


The National Space Centre in Leicester is a museum and educational hub providing a unique exploration of space science and astronomy. Ideal for families seeking an exciting and educational day out, it features interactive galleries, hands-on science demonstrations, and a planetarium offering a journey into low Earth orbit. In collaboration with the University of Leicester, the centre also conducts a space research program. For a fun and educational family day during the half-term break, the National Space Centre is the ideal destination.

Get there via our 5a service

Farndon Fields Farm Shop


Farndon Fields Farm Shop, situated in close proximity to the picturesque town of Market Harborough, stands out as one of England's premier farm shops, providing an outstanding culinary journey. Spanning 250 acres, the farm yields a variety of homegrown delights, ranging from vibrant fruits and vegetables to aromatic herbs. Delve into a collection of locally sourced, carefully selected meats, renowned for their tenderness. The diverse offerings extend to artisan cheeses, freshly baked bread, and an array of other gourmet delights. The menu evolves with the changing seasons, showcasing the finest produce from Leicestershire, Northampton, and Kettering.

Get there via X3 service

Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum


Discover the enchantment of Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum nestled in the delightful village of Mountsorrel, Leicestershire. This operational family farm seamlessly blends rural charm, educational opportunities, and wholesome entertainment suitable for all ages. Interact with amiable farm animals, sway in the rustic straw barn, embark on tractor rides, and indulge in pony adventures. The nature trail unveils hidden wonders, while the tearoom offers delectable meals and treats. Be sure not to overlook the captivating Motor Museum, a showcase of vintage cars and classic vehicles. Whether you're an inquisitive traveler or a local in search of adventure, Stonehurst guarantees a day brimming with joy, learning, and heartwarming moments. 

Get there via service 127.

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