Stay Play Explore UK family short breaks
Stay Play Explore UK family short breaks

Fabulous StayPlayExplore short breaks now from only £135

We’re delighted to welcome you back.

We’re working closely with all our StayPlayExplore partners to ensure you can enjoy a safe family holiday this summer.

To find out more about the changes which have been put in place,
and which of our attractions are open and how to prebook your visits


Prices Cut

Following the announcement by the Chancellor, we have cut prices for holidays for the next six months even further. You can now enjoy your StayPlayExplore break from only £135 for the whole family*.

StayPlayExplore short breaks are a fabulous collection of great value, flexible and easy to book UK family holidays. Each one of our super breaks includes admission to at least 3 top attractions or experiences of your choice and overnight stays in a family friendly hotel.

If you do need any assistance when making your booking or would like to discuss your break with us then please get in touch at

Introducing StayPlayExplore+

Longer family holidays in Leicestershire, same great value - click here for details

Stay Play Explore Plus

Take a look at our destinations below and start planning your dream break. From castles, zoos and theme parks to waterparks, outdoor pursuits and museums. There's plenty to do to keep all the family entertained.


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Read our reviews

Don't take our word for how good a deal our StayPlayExplore short breaks are.  We recently invited some bloggers to review our breaks, read what they thought about their experiences.

The Reading Residence - stayed October 2019

"I cannot recommend the Stay Play Explore breaks enough. I think that they represent great value as they are priced from £149 and they encourage you to have a full, funpacked family weekend."

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 Side Street Style - stayed November 2019

"The Play Stay Explore package is an amazing price with three activities included plus a stay in a 4-star hotel. I was really impressed from start to finish and this is certainly something I'd consider again."

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The Travels of Mrs B - stayed August 2019

We certainly had a jam-packed weekend thanks to our Stay, Play, Explore voucher. The voucher I won is £149 to purchase but considering everything we got to do – and that it includes the hotel stay with breakfast – I would say it is definitely value for money.

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Never miss out on a StayPlayExplore short break

* Please note that tickets purchased for breaks to be taken during the period of specially reduced VAT - 15 July 2020 until 12 January 2021 - will expire on January 12th 2021

. This is to comply with the temporary restriction on VAT. If you wish to have your tickets valid for the full 12 months as per a regular SPE booking, you will need to pay the standard rate for the break. Please contact us for more information.