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Sporting Escapes

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  1. Begin or Accelerate your Golfing Journey

    Golf is a great way to socialise whilst outdoors but to take part you need a grasp of the basics. At Leicester Golf Course beginners can book in with award winning coaches or improvers can state of the art Toptracer technology to up their game.

  2. Bullseye! Try a target sport and master the basics of air rifle shooting or archery

    Get your first introduction to the sports of air rifle shooting or archery at Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre. Target sports require precision and concentration as well as a qualified instructor to guide you towards getting that bullseye.

  3. Cycling in the heart of the National Forest

    Explore a range of cycle trails in the heart of the National Forest. Bring your own bike, or hire one from the visitor centre at Hicks Lodge.

  4. Exhilarating Open Water Swim at Stanton Lakes

    Enjoy an exhilarating outdoor swimming experience in open water at Stanton Lakes which has excellent water quality as well as beautiful surroundings.

  5. Have a go at …Archery

    Why not have a go at an archery experience in the heart of the National Forest?  Archery is an ancient sport that will really help to improve your hand-eye coordination as well as being fun and rewarding to learn. It is also an Olympic sport.  

  6. Have a go at …Clay Shooting in the heart of the National Forest

    Clay Shooting is a popular sport that involves shooting flying clay targets with a shotgun.  Hitting the target requires skill, timing and good hand-eye coordination. It is safe, exciting and can be enjoyed by any age or physical ability. 

  7. Improve your golf in the surroundings of the Charnwood Forest

    Test your driving, pitching and putting on this challenging golf course set in an area of great natural beauty. Located on the lower slopes of the ancient Charnwood Forest, Longcliffe Golf Club is one of the premier golf courses in the East Midlands.

  8. Learn about Target Shooting

    Shooting is an Olympic sport and hitting a target requires strong focus and  lots of self-discipline. Air rifles and pistols are popular ways to enter the sport and what better way to develop the knowledge and skill to use a shotgun or firearm…

  9. Learn to dive at Stoney Cove

    Multi-award-winning Stoney Cove is the UK’s National Dive Centre and has always been the gateway into the sport of scuba diving. The centre offers three learn to dive scuba courses including a short Try Dive session.

  10. Learn to fish in the beautiful Melton countryside

    Always fancied learning to fish? Why not book your first fishing lesson with a qualified angling coach from Eye Kettleby Lakes, a family run fishery in Melton. Improvers lessons are also available for those wanting to brush up their technique.

  11. Master the art of Footgolf – two popular sports in one

    Football golf or Footgolf is a precision sport where players kick a football into a cup in as few shots as possible. Combine two of your favourite sports on the course at Sysonby Acres near Melton Mowbray

  12. Master the River Soar on a canoe, kayak or paddleboard

    The Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre is located on the banks of the River Soar making it the perfect location to take to the water on a canoe, kayak or paddleboard.

  13. Off road cycling for all through Everards Meadows with Rutland Cycling

    Rediscover a love of cycling on the traffic-free cycle routes of Everards Meadows and the Great Central way. At Rutland Cycling you can hire a range of adult and children’s bikes including standard, tandems and electric bikes

  14. Take the reins with a horse-riding experience

    Whether you are new to horse riding or live and breathe the equestrian life, take the reins as you explore the Leicestershire countryside on horseback.

  15. Test your mountain biking skills at Snibston Colliery Park

    Test your mountain biking skills on a 4km bike trail in and around the original spoil heap of Snibston Colliery. Twist and turn through physically and technically demanding tracks, taking in jumps and woodland terrain

  16. Try Open Water Swimming in Stoney Cove’s Spring Fed Water

    Multi-award-winning Stoney Cove is the UK’s National Dive Centre.  Where better to try your open water swimming experience than in its lake, famed for the quality of its spring fed water.

  17. Try Open Water Swimming in the heart of the Melton countryside

    Swimming in open water is a way to really connect with the natural world and the landscape around us, regenerating both mind and body. Race Hub, located in the heart of the Melton countryside, is a fantastic open water swimming venue

  18. Try your hand at clay pigeon and air rifle shooting

    At Kibworth Shooting Ground all are welcome to try the sports of air rifle and clay pigeon shooting. Both require high levels of accuracy, precision, and speed in shooting – have you got what it takes?

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