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
www.spacecentre.co.uk

King Richard III Visitor Centre
https://kriii.com/

Twycross Zoo
https://twycrosszoo.org/

Melton Mowbray Market (sheep and cattle market on Tuesdays)
http://www.meltonmowbraymarket.co.uk/

Melton Mowbray Swimming Pool
https://www.everyoneactive.com/centre/waterfield-leisure-centre/

Beaumont Leys Leisure centre with climbing wall
http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/family-fun/Leicester_Leys_Leisure_Centre/5756

Twin Lakes Park
http://www.twinlakespark.co.uk

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

Scraptoft Golf Course
http://www.scraptoftgolfclub.co.uk/

Fishing
http://www.springrangefisheries.co.uk/

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

Gates’ Garden Centre
http://www.gatesgardencentre.co.uk/

Dotty Gallery – creative workshops available
https://www.dottygallery.co.uk/

Roots at Barkby Thorpe – high quality, locally sourced farm shop
http://www.rootsthorpefarm.co.uk/

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
http://www.kilworthhousetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/

Steam Train Journeys
http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/

Foxton Locks
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/places-to-visit/destination/1/foxton-locks

King Richard III Visitor Centre
https://kriii.com/

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
http://www.theblackboyhungarton.co.uk/

The Dog and Gun Pub
http://www.dogandgunkeyham.co.uk/

The Golden Fleece Restaurant
http://www.thegoldenfleecerestaurant.com/

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

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