Stay Play Explore short break for all the family
Stay Play Explore

Fabulous Stay Play Explore short breaks starting from £149

Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Yorkshire

Stay Play Explore short breaks are a fabulous collection of great value, flexible and easy to book UK family holidays. Every super break includes admission into 3 top attractions or experiences of your choice and bed and breakfast at a family friendly hotel.

You can visit 3 of the 10 attractions in each of our fabulous breaks

Giraffe

Twycross Zoo

Immerse yourself and explore the animal world any time of the year, with  interactive experiences and fun, exciting encounter with over 500 animals.

Leicestershire

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

See sensational shows, weird and wonderful characters, heaps of gruesome history, awesome birds of prey and a mighty trebuchet. 

Warwickshire

Cannon Hall Farm

Cannon Hall Farm

There is so much to see and do, watch the adorable meerkats, see new born piglets and calves and participate in milking demonstrations.

Yorkshire

Conkers

Explore 120 acres of maturing woodland, the 450m sensual barefoot walk, the Conkerchoo train, lakeside trails and amazing adventure playground.

Leicestershire

Children

Shakespeare's New Place

The site of William Shakespeare’s grand family home has been transformed into a contemporary heritage landmark where he lived for almost 20 years.

Warwickshire

Farm

Stonehurst Family Farm

A proper working family farm where you can meet and feed the friendly animals, collect freshly laid eggs, swing in the straw barn and enjoy tractor rides.

Leicestershire

High ropes

High Altitude Ropes

Take each of the challenges head on as you work your way around the 34 obstacles including rope bridges, scramble nets and balance beams.

Yorkshire

Boy

Stratford Butterfly Farm

Walk amongst some of the world’s most beautiful and colourful butterflies in a unique rainforest environment of tropical blossom and fish-filled pools.

Warwickshire

Mum and child

The MAD Museum

Think of a mixture between Wallace and Gromit, Heath Robinson and Scrapheap Challenge. 

Warwickshire

Ride

Twinlakes

This theme Park, Farm Park and Water Park offers the best variety of family rides and attractions set in 100 acres of glorious countryside.

Leicestershire

Bus

City Sightseeing Bus York

With so many things to do and attractions to see, hop-on to one to the open top buses and explore the English heritage in more depth.

Yorkshire

toboganning

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre

Ride the Cresta Run, our awesome toboggan ride. Enjoy 500m of our fun course via a series of twists and turns.

Leicestershire

People

Ice Sheffield

Whether your family are regular skaters or on the ice for the first time, Ice Sheffield will be a memorable part of your great stay in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire

Doctor's case

The Wonderful World of James Herriot

Try your hand at acting on a mock-up studio set from the TV series All Creatures Great and Small.

Yorkshire

Child

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Learn more about the King’s life and death – and to understand the huge events that led to his hasty burial and eventual re-discovery. 

Leicestershire

Pedalo

Bosworth Water Park

50 acre leisure park packed full of exciting things for all the family. Let the kids burn off some energy in the Pirate Adventure play area.

Leicestershire

Climbers

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate young people and families in a challenging and safe environment.

Leicestershire

Schoolroom

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

Discover where William Shakespeare was inspired to become the world's greatest playwright. 

Warwickshire

Farm

Mary Arden's Farm

Step back in time with the sights, sounds and smells of a real working Tudor farm. Meet costumed residents as they go about their daily tasks.

Warwickshire

Cottage

Hall Croft

Admire the elegant Jacobean home of Susanna and her wealthy physician husband, Dr John Hall.
 

Warwickshire

Boy

Royal Shakespeare Company

Take a seat at the Director's desk, try on costumes in the digital dressing room and make your RSC acting debut on our virtual stage.

Warwickshire

Children

British Motor Museum

Home to the world’s largest collection of historic British cars, from the very first Land Rover to Lady Penelope’s FAB1. Family fun whatever the weather! 

Warwickshire

Cottage

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Guides will conduct you through the 500 year old interior and tell the famous Hathaway/Shakespeare love story.

Warwickshire

Actors

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Costumed guides will show you around the house, talk about the family's colourful history and answer all your questions.

Warwickshire

Boat

City Cruises York

See the beautiful city of York from a different perspective by sailing down the River Ouse past historic Roman and Medieval buildings. 

Yorkshire

There's no need to choose which attractions you wish to visit until you're here - super flexible! 

 
 


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Don't take our word for how good a deal our Stay Play Explore 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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