5 attractions for bank holiday on a budget

Posted on 24 May 2013 Posted in  Tips & Updates

The Spring Half Term is nearly upon us! Cue picnics, walks, and family days out…. Or bearing in mind the weather – it may be cue bored children, stressed out parents, and days gazing out the window watching it pour down!

Whatever the weather, we’ve put together a top 5 list of days out and activities which will keep everyone happy and won’t break the bank!

1 – Doctor Who London Tour

Dr Who Tour

Did your kids (and you) get obsessed by everyone’s favourite doctor’s adventures over the winter? If so then why not take the Doctor Who London tour? You’ll be able to get all the insider information about the programme and visit more than 15 sites featured on the show. The 2.5 hour tour is packed full of sets, facts, so you’re bound to recognise some of the locations such as the Tardis!

We’ve got a splendid 20% off for up to 6 visitors this half term!

2 – LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester


Everybody loves LEGO! In fact, did you know that there are 62 LEGO bricks for every person on Earth! And each year, there are enough LEGO bricks sold to reach around the world more than 5 times! So, prepare to be blinded by the amount of LEGO and attractions at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester! This is a brilliant day out for all the family and it doesn’t matter what the weather is doing outside! Plus the centre boasts the region’s largest LEGO shop and seeing as though you’ll have saved 20% off entry with our discount code then you may be able to treat your little ones to a treat!

Get 20% off Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester

3 – The National Trust

National Trust Vouchers

If the sun is shining then a trip to one of the National Trusts attractions may be right up your street! The National Trust look after historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests and farmland even the odd lighthouse so you’re bound to find something to please all the family. Even better – many places have a café to shelter if the weather does turn! You can gain entry on the day but it’s more cost effective to get a family membership. This way all future school holidays are sorted as its unlimited entry to all the attractions. We’ve got you a lovely 5.05% cashback on annual membership plus if you pay by direct debit you receive a whopping £24.55 off a standard family membership.

Get 5.05% cashback on annual membership with National Trust

4 – Bowling Crazy

Bowling discount

A half term classic but nevertheless always a brilliant trip out for the family. And if you haven’t heard of Cosmic Bowling then you’re about to! This is an amazing experience which involves glow sticks, UV lights, UV pins and funky music! Tenpin will play the best chart choices and some old classics while you and the kids go for a strike!

We’ve got a smashing 5.05% cashback too!

5 – Scream if you wanna go faster!?

Alton Towers Discount

Are you an adrenaline junkie or prefer the sedate motion of the teacups? Either way there is a ride for everyone at Alton Towers! This year has seen the launch of The Smiler – this is the worlds first 14 looping rollercoaster! It’s certainly not for the fainthearted as not only does it reach the eye watering speed of 85 km/h but has sections which are designed to manipulate your mind. You’ll find yourself laughing, smiling, giggling, and potentially disorientated! If that doesn’t tickle your fancy then there are the classic rides such as Oblivion and Nemesis. Plus, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – the Ride, Frog Hopper, Congo River Rapids and the Twirling Toadstool for the little ones. If you book online you can get 6.06% cashback on tickets for the theme and waterpark. And if you fancy making a trip of it there’s 6.06% cashback on hotel bookings too.

Get 6.06% cashback at Alton Towers

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