Relax in Cottages with Hot Tubs in Leicestershire
Leicestershire is a county in central England as famous for its Balti restaurants as its Battlefields and offers plenty to do and see for even the fussiest holidaymaker. Our selection of the best cottages with hot tubs provide the perfect base for exploring this eclectic county.
We all need a break sometimes, time to spend with our families, friends and loved ones and what better way to get together than renting a lodge or cottage with all the comforts of home and the added luxury of your own outdoor secluded jacuzzi.
With open-plan living, fitted kitchens, en-suite bathrooms and top of the range entertainment systems many of our hot tub holiday homes are also pet friendly, so you don't need to leave your canine companion behind.
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Take the plunge, check out the best cottages and lodges with hot tubs, see our list below of the best attractions, pack your bags and enjoy a memorable holiday in Leicestershire.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Leicestershire
Tempting as it may sound we're sure you don't want to spend the whole of your holiday relaxing in your hot tub, or maybe you do? However, if not we have come up with some of the best places to visit and things to do in Leicestershire.
1. National Space Centre
Home to the UK's largest planetarium, the famous Rocket Tower, 3D simulator and 6 interactive galleries your visit to the National Space Centre is sure to be out of this world. Learn about the constellations, journey to surface of Venus, see real rockets housed in the iconic tower and become a trainee astronaut in the Tranquility Base. Fascinating, educational and fun, the National Space Centre is a must for visitors to Leicestershire.
2. Belvoir Castle
Overlooking the Vale of Belvoir this magical Grade l listed castle situated in north east Leicestershire offers plenty to do and see for all ages, with lavishly decorated interiors, including the Kings Room and Elizabeth Room, a fine collection of art, 15,000 acres of grounds for the kids to run wild, including a Japanese Woodland, an adventure playground and tearoom serving delicious cakes you will be hard pushed to fit everything into one day, at this grand and fascinating stately home.
3. Leicester Guildhall
Dating back over 600 years, this timber-framed hall is one of the best preserved in the country and was opened as a museum in 1926, with a host of events and concerts throughout the year the Guildhall also houses the Medieval Leicester Galleries where you can step back in time to discover how the local people lived. The King Richard lll Visitor centre is across the road and Leicester Cathedral where his remains are, is a 2- minute walk away. The rich heritage of this vibrant city all within a stone's throw of each other.
4. Twinlakes Theme Park
The fun never stops at Twinlakes Park which can be found close to Melton Mowbray. It is one of the top attractions in the area and with all that is has to offer visitors it's easy to see why. Thrilling rides, water park, farm, birds of prey, adventure zones and plenty of places to eat and drink, this amusement park set in 100 acres of gorgeous countryside really does have it all, guaranteeing a fun-packed day for all the family.
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5. Market Bosworth
Located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Market Bosworth is an historic market town, with lots to offer visitors. The huge country park is a great place to enjoy a picnic, fly a kite, enjoy a kickabout or feed the ducks down by the lakeside, while history buffs may prefer to take a hike through the idyllic local countryside and pop into the Battle of Bosworth Heritage Centre. The town itself is charming with a number of restaurants. The Olde Red Lion pub was built in the 14th century and is both child and dog friendly.
There's loads to do at Conkers; 120 acres of magical woodland deep in the National Forest, attempt the shelter building challenge, brave the assault course or walk barefoot through the mud. For the little ones, there is a play area and Fairy Labyrinth. Listen to exciting tales in the Storytelling Den or visit the covered amphitheatre to watch the Mad Science Show. With more than 100 interactive exhibits Conkers is a great day out for the kids whatever the weather.
7. St Mary de Castro Church
Building started on this ancient church during the 12th century, originally a collegiate church St Mary's is steeped in history, with excellent medieval carvings, a 13th century font and a stone in the west wall carved by the Romans. Said to be haunted by the ghost of Black Annis there are regular ghost tours around the church and this place of worship remains one of the popular historic buildings in the city of Leicester.
8. Tropical Birdland
For a fun and colourful day out visit Tropical Birdland which is home to 250 exotic birds and parrots. Walk through the aviary or get up close and personal with the birds on the Parrot Path, view the Chick Room to see the newborn hatchlings, have fun in the play area and a bite to eat at the Real Macaw cafe. A bird-lover's paradise and great fun for the whole family.
9. New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
This elegant museum originated in 1849 and has numerous galleries displaying a wide range of exhibits, from ancient Egypt to Picasso ceramics and Dinosaurs there is something for everyone to marvel at here. One of the premier museums in the region, admission is free, there is a coffee shop and gift shop to suit everyone's budget.
10. Abbey Pumping Station
Opening in 1891 Abbey Pumping Station took care of Leicester's sewage for almost a hundred years until it closed in 1964. The story of 200 years of technological and industrial heritage is told within these walls. The highlights include The Beam Engines, a history of the toilet exhibition, narrow-gauge railway and the mighty Ruston-Bucyrus Steam Shovel one of only very few left in existence.
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