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As the summer holidays draw to a close, why not make the most of those last days of freedom, and spend it at CONKERS in Leicestershire, the award-winning visitor attraction at the heart of The National Forest.

From 27-29 August, CONKERS is offering a range of activities for children and their families including animal parties, sublime science, puppet shows, assault courses, bushcraft and other outdoor activities.

Photo Credit: CONKERS
Photo Credit: CONKERS

Bank Holiday Events:
Saturday 27 August
Sublime Science – the mad science experiments will entertain you

Sunday 28 August
Check out Dippys Puppet show at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm in CONKERS’

Bank Holiday Monday 29 August
Animal man, Nick Spellman is back so come and see his live and
entertaining show with a menagerie of animals

Photo Credit: CONKERS
Photo Credit: CONKERS

All summer, CONKERS is running a range of fun family performances and experiences every day, in addition to the existing activities such as the Conkerchoo Train, outdoor play area, Enchanted Forest, wobbly bridges, assault course, Fairy Labyrinth, Rolls Royce maze, Hi and Lo Ropes course, Barefoot Walk and a new Twisty Towers play area for 3-8 years olds.

New for summer 2016, visitors can also enjoy the Paint a Pot pavilion
(additional charges apply).

CONKERS offers a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences across 120 acres of maturing woodlands, lakes, ponds, play areas and an 18-stage assault course challenge. Indoors, a British Woodland has over 100 indoor interactive exhibits in four seasonal zones or visitors can experience the Enchanted Forest, climbing through the treetops and along rope walkways.

For timings, prices and to book tickets, visit or call 01283 216633.