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For younger groups


With interactive indoor exhibits and exciting outdoor play areas, Conkers offers a fantastic day out for all ages. Offering woodland trails, a gruelling outdoor assault course for teenagers and adults, environmental activities with the rangers and based around life in a British woodland, Conkers combines fun and entertaining activities with learning and discovery.


The Garden Room in Byrkley Garden Centre at Rangemore uses local produce from its Deli as much as possible and the play and animal petting areas at the garden centre are always popular with the children.


Kids will love the National Forest Adventure Farm at Tatenhill. Home to one of Europe's largest maize mazes in the summer months, it has now expanded to become a year-round attraction with adventure play equipment, farming-themed activities, pedal tractors and go-carts, friendly animals for children to meet, as well as daily events.

Other ideas for younger groups

Beehive Woodland Lakes

Beehive Woodland Lakes


The small farm contains a variety of animals, some of which can be met in our petting area. There is also a play area for under 10s, a pet shop and tea room on site.

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Snibston offers an exciting interactive day out for all ages. Explore the history of Snibston Colliery with an ex miner and learn about new ways to make electricity.

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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo


See wild animals from across the world at Twycross Zoo, the centre for conservation, education .... and fun! 50 acres of parkland housing nearly 1,000 animals, mainly rare and endangered species.

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