Things to do

There are many exciting adventures awaiting you at Village Farm, but if you choose to wander into the surrounding areas, you won’t be disappointed.

From the National Space Centre to Richard III’s visitor’s centre to quaint and quiet garden centres, there is lots to do come rain or shine. Hungarton and the nearby villages offer a great selection of restaurants and pubs, there is even one in walking distance which also has a takeaway menu!

For those sunny days and outdoor adventures to the rainy days and indoor explorations. There are lots of things to do as a family, if you are not up for venturing to far, there is a play area in Hungarton, just a walk down the road:

The National Space Centre

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Twycross Zoo

Melton Mowbray Market (sheep and cattle market on Tuesdays)

Melton Mowbray Swimming Pool

Beaumont Leys Leisure centre with climbing wall

Twin Lakes Park

If you’re looking to spend your days actively pursuing adventure, there are lots of fun activities to try.

Scraptoft Golf Course


When you need to do your food shopping or fancy a stroll and a coffee at a garden centre:

Gates’ Garden Centre

Dotty Gallery – creative workshops available

Roots at Barkby Thorpe – high quality, locally sourced farm shop

Market towns of Oakham (17 miles, 37 mins) and Market Harborough (19.5 miles, 25 mins).
Leicester (8.5 miles, 23 mins)
Nearest supermarket: Asda, Thurmaston (5 miles, 9 mins),
Small Co-Op, Scraptoft (3.4 miles, 7 mins)

If you’re looking for a spot of culture then there are lots of things to choose from in Leicestershire and the surrounding areas:

Kilworth House and Open Air Theatre

Steam Train Journeys

Foxton Locks

King Richard III Visitor Centre

When you don’t fancy cooking yourself there are plenty of restaurants, pubs and takeaways for you to choose from:

The Black Boy Pub & Takeaway

The Dog and Gun Pub

The Golden Fleece Restaurant

All the information and more will be available to you in your glamping lodge.

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