Page added on February 14, 2013
Stay Play Explore Family Adventure short break provides three thrilling family activities plus overnight accommodation for just £109, saving up to 58 per cent
Families looking for adventure can find a great selection of experiences on a new short break in Leicester and Leicestershire. The new Stay Play Explore Family Adventure break offers a choice of three from five experiences including outdoor pursuits, cycle hire, tobogganing, ten pin bowling and bushcraft skills, plus overnight accommodation at a high quality local hotel – all for just £109 per family, a saving of 58 per cent on standard admission and accommodation prices.
The announcement of the Stay Play Explore Family Adventure break for 2013, co-ordinated by Leicester Shire Promotions, follows the recent news that over 50,000 bednights have been generated by the Stay Play Explore campaigns in Leicester and Leicestershire since the initial launch in 2007.
Stay Play Explore Family Adventure features family accommodation at a choice of four star graded hotels, Hinckley Island Hotel or Hilton East Midlands. For more information or to book one of these exclusive short breaks in Leicester and Leicestershire, visit www.goleicestershire.com/short-breaks or call 0844 888 5181. You can ‘Like’ Stay Play Explore breaks in Leicester and Leicestershire on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stayplayexplore and you can also purchase gift vouchers for any of the Stay Play Explore short breaks online from www.goleicestershire.com/shop
Experiences in the Stay Play Explore Family Adventure break include:
* Family cycle hire – located in beautiful woodland at the heart of the National Forest, Hicks Lodge Café and Cycle Centre provides a variety of trails aimed at all skill levels for an enjoyable family day out. It also boasts a picnic area and a stunning eco-friendly visitor centre with café, bike hire and repair shop, showers and a wood-burning stove
* Tobogganing – Swadlincote Ski Slope and Snowboard Centre is home to the exhilarating Cresta Run toboggan downhill ride. From the very top all the way down its long 500m run you are in control around every twist and turn and 16 rides per family are guaranteed. There is also the Alpine Lodge Bar and Restaurant on site
* Ten pin bowling – at Hollywood Bowl Leicester 24 lanes of bowling fun exist alongside an array of arcade style amusements complete with a jukebox. Hollywood Bowl also offers the chance to enjoy a game of pool, fun family food from the café or refreshments from the in-house bar and has full disabled access
* Outdoor pursuits – Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre offers a wide arrange of stimulating, educating and motivating outdoor activities which include abseiling, aerial trekking, air rifles, archery, canoeing, climbing, fencing, kayaking, leap of faith, orienteering, and a 100m zipline among many others
* Bushcraft skills – Conkers Discovery Centre began delivering Bushcraft courses in July 2011 and continues to offer exciting opportunities to learn about skills essential for survival in the wild while having great fun at the same time. Conkers provides three different opportunities aimed to teach about the nature of the forest: Bush Craft, Woodland Skills and Orienteering. Between them these teach navigation and compass reading, building shelters, learning how to make fire from natural resources and cook your own woodland fare