Everyone loves it when the spring and summer bank holidays start to appear on the horizon! But how exactly should you make the most of this special free day, especially when the kids are off school too? Many people turn to DIY, but if the sun is shining then it’s a great opportunity to get outdoors and to enjoy a fun day trip. Here are some of our favourites.
The Tower of London
See the Crown Jewels, learn about the often gory history of The Tower and admire the imposing structure of this most historic attraction in Central London. As you explore the towering defences, you’ll see ravens and Beefeaters and get to look at the Medieval Palace and Battlements. Book your tickets via LastMinute.com for the best deals, especially at peak times.
Walk with Dinosaurs
This incredible interactive exhibition and sensory event has now been seen by over nine million people in over 250 cities across the world! Featuring cutting-edge technology with over £20 million of investment, this truly is a spectacular arena event that brings dinosaurs to life in front of your eyes, with 18 different types of dinosaur recreated using stunning techniques and cinematic 3D art. There are shows available across the country, so book your tickets now via LastMinute.com.
Petrolheads Flock to the British Motor Museum See the world’s biggest collection of valuable and historic cars in this fascinating museum that is set in 65 acres of grounds. There are also play areas, picnic zones and cafes to enjoy at this attraction, with something to appeal to all the family. You can book your family tickets via DaysOut.co.uk here >
High Adrenaline at Alton Towers
A classic family day out, Alton Towers is a spectacular theme park filled with rides, a water park and family entertainment, with the much-anticipated Wicker Man ride opening this spring. There are various offers open to groups and families, especially if you plan to get in more than one visit this year!
Inspire the Imagination at LegoLand Windsor If your kids love Lego, then this theme park is the place to visit, with over 50 rides, shows, interactive spaces and attractions to explore. Ideal for younger children aged 2-12, there are plenty of opportunities for Duplo and Lego fans to get hands-on and enjoy their favourite toy, with cafes, restaurants and plenty of excellent facilities to keep everyone happy and entertained. Book your tickets at now >
The only question now is: where will you go for the ideal day out on the next Great British Bank Holiday? Don’t end up in the local DIY store – make the most of a ‘free’ holiday and create some memories with your loved ones.