Fabulous family fun Stay Play Explore breaks from £149

Rainy day attractions

Don’t let the wet weather put a damper on your Stay Play Explore break. The beauty of the Stay Play Explore break is that most of the attractions do not need to be pre-booked. So if the sun hasn’t got his hat on, don’t worry there's still plenty of fun times to be had!


Conkers | Stay Play Explore Leicestershire


Delve into the life of a British Woodland with over 80 indoor interactive exhibits in our four seasonal zones. Don't miss booking the new 4D Cinema Experience on arrival (included in admission). 

Twinlakes | Stay Play Explore Leicestershire


Lots of fun to be had at Twinlakes whatever the weather!  There are indoor softplay areas with rides for children to enjoy!

Twycross Zoo | Stay Play Explore Leicestershire

Twycross Zoo

Meet over 500 animals from almost 150 species, including some of the most endangered on our planet. There are indoor and outdoor enclosures making it a great day out whatever the weather! For a small charge let your little ones run wild in the soft play area.

Richard III Visitor Centre | Stay Play Explore Leicestershire

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Discover the incredible story of the king under the car park at the award-winning King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester.  This attraction is all indoors - even the famous car park!

Swadlincote Ski Centre | Stay Play Explore Leicestershire

Swadlincote Ski Centre

A great way to enjoy the winter weather is to visit Swadlincote Ski Centre.  Whether it's sliding down the hill on a sno-tube or riding down on the tobbogan it’s safe, fast, furious & fun for children and adults alike.


Warwick Castle | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Warwick Castle

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

Shakespeare's New Place | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

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.

Stratford Butterfly Park | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

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.

MAD Museum | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

The MAD Museum

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

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

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

Hall Croft | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Hall's Croft

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

Royal Shakespeare Company | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

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.

British Motor Museum | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

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!

Anne Hathaway's Cottage | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

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

Shakespeare's Birthplace | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Shakespeare's Birthplace

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


Cannon Hall Farm | Stay Play Explore Yorkshire

Cannon Hall Farm

See new born piglets and calves, participate in milking demonstrations, even watch ferret and sheep racing.  The Hungry Llama indoor play area is one of the biggest and best in the north of England. Packed with features including nine dramatic slides and the most up to date play equipment, it guarantees a fabulous, fun filled day!

The Wonderful World of James Herriot | Stay Play Explore Yorkshire

The Wonderful World of James Herriot

World of James Herriot is a multi award-winning, all-weather attraction.  Walk through his fully-restored 1940s home and surgery in Thirsk; travel back in time to what life was like when James was practicing. See the car he drove, step into the TV set, try your hand at being a vet and even experience what it was like to hide in a World War 2 air raid shelter.

Ice Sheffield | Stay Play Explore Yorkshire

Ice Sheffield

Ice Sheffield will be a memorable part of your stay in Yorkshire.  Ice skating is an excellent way to have enormous amounts of fun for everyone, young and old.  The perfect way to spend a day indoors when the weather is wet and miserable.