★★★★ Official School's Out Summer Holidays MEGA Deal Thread - Days Out - Festivals - Cinema - Eating - Ideas for Free Activities and more ★★★★
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★★★★ Official School's Out Summer Holidays MEGA Deal Thread - Days Out - Festivals - Cinema - Eating - Ideas for Free Activities and more ★★★★

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Found 15th Jul 2016
Summer 2016 Activities

Here's a list of things to do over the Summer Holidays to keep your kids amused... i know it's hard to find things to do every day so i thought i'd try and help out a little.

This is going to be a work in progress and i will try and find things and keep it updated.. but please if you have any ideas let me know and i'll add them to the first few posts

★★Want to say thanks to Chanchi32 for helping get this started ★★

★★Don't forget to try going through TopCashBack or Quidco for extra savings★★

★Festivals★

deershedfestival.com/ 22-24 july

nozstock.com/ 22-24 July

standon-calling.com/ 29-31 july

campbestival.net/ 28-31 July

boomtownfair.co.uk/ 11-14 Aug

greenman.net/ 18-21 Aug Powys

beautifuldays.org/ 19-21 Aug Dorset

justsofestival.org.uk/?do…750 19-21 Aug Cheshire

jamieoliver.com/the…al/ 26-28 Aug Cotswolds

elderflowerfields.co.uk/

★Cinema, Reading, films★

- Range of cinema deals for weekends and school holiday mornings for kids and accomanying adults
Myvue tickets for £1.99 for kids aged 2-12 myvue.com/min…ngs
Cineworld kids tickets for £1.80 with My Cineworld account cineworld.co.uk/mov…rs/
Odeon kids tickets for £2.50 odeon.co.uk/kids/

- 10 kids books for £10 @ The Works including Mog. Free delivery code is QUIDEL
theworks.co.uk/c/m…-10

- Lots of low cost children's books and activity books from The Book people - code AFNEWBIE gives 15% discount for new customers
thebookpeople.co.uk/web…100

-Lots of cheap kids dvd's (used) delivered from £1.19 Music Magpie
store.musicmagpie.co.uk/cat…tv/?filter=collections:popular-family-and-kids-dvds

★Short Breaks + Travel★

- For £139 a family of 2 adults and 2 children can visit any 3 of 10 attractions and enjoy overnight accommodation including breakfast at a choice of 4 star family friendly hotels. Attractions include National Space Centre, indoor and outdoor activities at conkers, Twycross Zoo, Twinlakes Theme Park, Stonehurst family farm, tobogganing and sno-tubing at swadlincote ski centre, Leicester outdoor pursuits centre, crazy golf and pedalos at Bosworth park, Ranger led activities at Conkers, King Richard III Visitor Centre
stayplayexplore.co.uk/fam…spx

Pontins family breaks for 3/4 nights w/c 18th July availability at time of posting and some early September dates
pontins.com/br16/

Two night break of 2 adults and 2 children blackpool including breakfast and Wine £89 for July to November.
livingsocial.co.uk/dea…ish

1 year Friends and Family railcard for £15 of clubcard vouchers
secure.tesco.com/clu…prd

★Groupon activities★

Full list of Summer Sensations
groupon.co.uk/occ…als

Leeds Indoor Rock Climbing Experience
groupon.co.uk/dea…2-4

Yorkshire F-16 Flight SImulator Experience
groupon.co.uk/dea…tor

Huddersfield Soft Play Centre £5 for 2 kids eat & play
groupon.co.uk/dea…t-1

Ariel Atom Driving Experience (mulitple locations) £39
groupon.co.uk/dea…u-6

2 rounds of Adventure Pirate Golf for 2/4/5/8 people - Hull
groupon.co.uk/dea…l-2

WVU3V5WD £10 off a £15 spend at groupon (new accounts only) - thanks to Shoeaddict2310

★Things to do in London★

timeout.com/lon…val 23 July London

timeout.com/lon…don 28 July - Apr 2017 London

timeout.com/lon…don

timeout.com/lon…don

ltmuseum.co.uk/ London transport museum

nhm.ac.uk/

★Eating Out ★

- Morrisons cafe ongoing offer of one kids meal free with any adult meal over £4.50 after 3pm
your.morrisons.com/Sto…fe/

- Nectar 2 pizzas at Pizza Express for 1000 points hotukdeals.com/dea…997

- Free breakfast for two kids at Brewers Fayre with one paying adult + free activity mornings
brewersfayre.co.uk/new…tml
brewersfayre.co.uk/kid…lay

- Kids eat free this Summer when you download the Frankie & Bennys app, see terms
frankieandbennys.com/fam…rol

★Days Out ★

- Kids pass 90 days for £1 - remember to cancel by phone hotukdeals.com/dea…375

- 2 for 1 entry to over 150 London attractions when you travel by train daysoutguide.co.uk/2fo…don

- Buy One day ticket get one free @ Flamingo Land with code DX2FOR1JL16. Voucher to be emailed to you
flamingoland.co.uk/vou…her

- Free kids entry to attractions including Edinburgh Zoo and free trrain travel up to 2 children wtih Scots Rail
scotrail.co.uk/off…ree

- 100's of options available for days out with clubcard vouchers offering upto 4 x value
secure.tesco.com/clu…cat

- Half price family ticket to Knowsley safari Park weekend entry £27.50 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/kno…lam

- North Yorkshire Moors Railway Family Ticket half price £28 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/nor…uly

- Twinlakes Theme park Family Ticket half price £35 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/twi…uly

- Ariel Extreme Family voucher £29 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/aer…016

- Blue Planet Aquarium Family half price voucher £28 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/blu…lam

- Grandparents weekend at Gullivers Sep 10-11 2016: 2 grandparents go free, also a nice day out for the kids
gulliversfun.co.uk/war…htm

★Tesco Clubcard Deals ★

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £5.50 tesco voucher

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 voucher = £10 in tokens

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £5 voucher for entry

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 = £10 entry token

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £13.00 = 1 day ticket

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 = £10 token (pay once for 12 month ticket)

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £5 voucher = entry

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 voucher = £10 token

★Free Activities★

- One month trial for Disney Life includes movies, kids tv box sets, books, music. Remember to cancel to avoid the £9.99 a month ongoing fee, can cancel online easily
disneylife.com/join

- First Thursday of every month between 4-6pm to take part in the Lego Mini Build, see details of store availability
shop.lego.com/en-…lds

- Free tennis, Great British tennis weekend is 16th and 17th July
clubspark.lta.org.uk/Ope…ys/

- Free fitness outdoor classes via Park Lives - under 13's to be accompanied by an adult
parklives.com/

- Free FA skills football coaching for children aged 5-11
faskills.thefa.com/Abo…ons

- Free days out, just enter your location dofreestuff.com/

★HUKD Posts★

hotukdeals.com/dea…847

- 20% off National Railcards for summer travel ending 18th July
hotukdeals.com/dea…713

MoneySM

I Live in Beckton East London theres a great looking food event on Saturday 13th August – East End Eats,

"11am – 8pm* (Kids activities from 11am – 4pm)

Super Street Food market featuring Jamaican, Indian, Mexican food vendors and tasters from Nandos. We’ve also got FREE arts and crafts for your little ones to keep them entertained while you shop!"

Gallions Reach Retail park - Free Entry and Activities seems like a no brainer!

gallions-reach.co.uk/new…ugh
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Things to do in London


London City Farms
timeout.com/lon…don

Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood
vam.ac.uk/moc/

Discover Childrens Story Centre
http://www.discover.org.uk/


Days out guide London 2 For 1
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/zsl-london-zoo
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/london-eye
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/madame-tussauds
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/london-dungeon
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/st-pauls-cathedral
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/london-film-museum-bond-in-motion
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/sea-life-london-aquarium
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/city-cruises
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/london-transport-museum

Theatre 2 for 1
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/stomp-ambassadors-theatre
https://www.daysoutguide.co.uk/thriller

timeout.com/lon…val 23 July London

timeout.com/lon…don 28 July - Apr 2017 London

http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/lidos-and-outdoor-swimming-pools-in-london

http://www.timeout.com/london/events/adventure-playgrounds-in-london

ltmuseum.co.uk/ London transport museum

nhm.ac.uk/

20% off voucher - Ripley's Believe it or not
moneysupermarket.com/vou…70/



Edited by: "arcangel111" 24th Jul 2016
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Cinema, Reading, films

- Range of cinema deals for weekends and school holiday mornings for kids and accomanying adults
Myvue tickets for £1.99 for kids aged 2-12 http://www.myvue.com/minimornings
Cineworld kids tickets for £1.80 with My Cineworld account https://www.cineworld.co.uk/movies-for-juniors/
Odeon kids tickets for £2.50 http://www.odeon.co.uk/kids/

- 10 kids books for £10 @ The Works including Mog. Free delivery code is QUIDEL
http://www.theworks.co.uk/c/multibuys/10-for-10

- Lots of low cost children's books and activity books from The Book people - code AFNEWBIE gives 15% discount for new customers
https://www.thebookpeople.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/qs_home_tbp?storeId=10001&catalogId=10051&langId=100

-Lots of cheap kids dvd's (used) delivered from £1.19 Music Magpie
store.musicmagpie.co.uk/cat…tv/?filter=collections:popular-family-and-kids-dvds


Short Breaks + Travel

- For £139 a family of 2 adults and 2 children can visit any 3 of 10 attractions and enjoy overnight accommodation including breakfast at a choice of 4 star family friendly hotels. Attractions include
National Space Centre, indoor and outdoor activities at conkers, Twycross Zoo, Twinlakes Theme Park, Stonehurst family farm, tobogganing and sno-tubing at swadlincote ski centre, Leicester outdoor pursuits centre, crazy golf and pedalos at Bosworth park, Ranger led activities at Conkers, King Richard III Visitor Centre
http://www.stayplayexplore.co.uk/family-short-break.aspx


- Pontins family breaks for 3/4 nights w/c 18th July availability at time of posting and some early September dates
http://www.pontins.com/br16/

- Two night break of 2 adults and 2 children blackpool including breakfast and Wine £89 for July to November.
https://www.livingsocial.co.uk/deal/escapes/723554/29-instead-59-2-night-bed-breakfast-cavendish




- 1 year Friends and Family railcard for £15 of clubcard vouchers
secure.tesco.com/clu…prd





Edited by: "arcangel111" 15th Jul 2016
Original Poster
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- 20% off National Railcards for summer travel ending 18th July
hotukdeals.com/dea…713

hotukdeals.com/dea…847




Summer Camps


pgl.co.uk/en-…016
remember PGL from when i was a kid .. used to think it stood for Parents Get Lost X)

ultimateactivity.co.uk/

supercamps.co.uk/

camps.kingswood.co.uk/

xkeys.co.uk/act…ps/

superweeks.co.uk/
Edited by: "arcangel111" 16th Jul 2016
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Groupon

Full list of Summer Sensations
https://www.groupon.co.uk/occasion/summer-sensations-leisure-deals

Leeds Indoor Rock Climbing Experience
https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/city-bloc-2-4

Yorkshire F-16 Flight SImulator Experience
https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/yorkshire-flight-simulator

Huddersfield Soft Play Centre £5 for 2 kids eat & play
https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/the-magical-forest-1

Ariel Atom Driving Experince (mulitple locations) £39
https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/driving-experiences-4-u-6

2 rounds of Adventure Pirate Golf for 2/4/5/8 people - Hull
https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/pirate-adventure-golf-hull-2

WVU3V5WD £10 off a £15 spend at groupon (new accounts only) - thanks to Shoeaddict2310

York Bird Of Prey Centre - entry for 2 people £14 (should be £30)

groupon.co.uk/biz…use


Edited by: "arcangel111" 16th Jul 2016
Original Poster
Tesco Clubcard Deals

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £5.50 tesco voucher

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 voucher = £10 in tokens

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £5 voucher for entry

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 = £10 entry token

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £13.00 = 1 day ticket

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 = £10 token (pay once for 12 month ticket)

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £5 voucher = entry

secure.tesco.com/clu…prd £2.50 voucher = £10 token


Edited by: "arcangel111" 15th Jul 2016
Original Poster
Eating Out

Thanks to bryan1979
Kids eat free from the junior menu at Handmade Burger Company, one per paying adult. I think you just quote "Kids Eat Free" to get the offer
handmadeburger.co.uk/

- Morrisons cafe ongoing offer of one kids meal free with any adult meal over £4.50 after 3pm
your.morrisons.com/Sto…fe/

- Nectar 2 pizzas at Pizza Express for 1000 points hotukdeals.com/dea…997

- Free breakfast for two kids at Brewers Fayre with one paying adult + free activity mornings
brewersfayre.co.uk/new…tml
brewersfayre.co.uk/kid…lay

- Kids eat free this Summer when you download the Frankie & Bennys app, see terms
frankieandbennys.com/fam…rol



Days Out

The Forbidden Corner - Yorkshire Dales
Book your time slot online - 2 adults and 2 children = £40
theforbiddencorner.co.uk/

Eureka! (Halifax, West Yorkshire) - Annual Pass: Adult For £12.95, Children Aged 3+ For £12.95, Children Aged 1-2 Years For £5.25 Pay once and visit as many times as you like for 12 months
eureka.org.uk/vis…it/

- Kids pass 90 days for £1 - remember to cancel by phone hotukdeals.com/dea…375

- 2 for 1 entry to over 150 London attractions when you travel by train daysoutguide.co.uk/2fo…don

- Buy One day ticket get one free @ Flamingo Land with code DX2FOR1JL16. Voucher to be emailed to you
flamingoland.co.uk/vou…her

- Free kids entry to attractions including Edinburgh Zoo and free trrain travel up to 2 children wtih Scots Rail
scotrail.co.uk/off…ree

- 100's of options available for days out with clubcard vouchers offering upto 4 x value
secure.tesco.com/clu…cat

- Half price family ticket to Knwosley safari Park weekend entry £27.50 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/kno…lam

- North Yorkshire Moors Railway Family Ticket half price £28 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/nor…uly

- Twinlakes Theme park Family Ticket half price £35 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/twi…uly

- Ariel Extreme Family voucher £29 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/aer…016

- Blue Planet Aquarium Family half price voucher £28 hallamfm-offers.co.uk/blu…lam

- Grandparents weekend at Gullivers Sep 10-11 2016: 2 grandparents go free, also a nice day out for the kids
gulliversfun.co.uk/war…htm

Thornton Hall Country Park and Farm (near Skipton) - Kids £6.25 Adults £5.75
thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk/

Doncaster race course
doncaster-racecourse.co.uk/sum…ng/ Thanks to Chanchi32


Chester Zoo - save 20% booking online £20 adults £16.36 children
shop.chesterzoo.org/boo…spx
Edited by: "arcangel111" 24th Jul 2016
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Free Activities


thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/

Go see some Donkey's and help make a difference adopt a donkey?
Great for children with additional needs and also school trips

Yorkshire waterways museum Free admission
waterwaysmuseum.org.uk Thanks to Da Conqueen

York National Railway Museum
nrm.org.uk/ FREE

Royal Armouries Leeds
royalarmouries.org/leeds FREE

Leeds City Museum
leedsmuseum.co.uk/ FREE

Leeds Art Gallery
leedsartgallery.co.uk/ FREE

- One month trial for Disney Life includes movies, kids tv box sets, books, music. Remember to cancel to avoid the £9.99 a month ongoing fee, can cancel online easily
https://disneylife.com/join

- First Thursday of every month between 4-6pm to take part in the Lego Mini Build, see details fo store availability
http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/MiniBuilds

- Free tennis, Great British tennis weekend is 16th and 17th July
https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/OpenDays/

- Free fitness outdoor classes via Park Lives - under 13's to be accompanied by an adult
https://www.parklives.com/

- Free FA skills football coaching for children aged 5-11
http://faskills.thefa.com/About/HolidaySessions

- Free days out, just enter your location http://www.dofreestuff.com/

Halfords Bike Workshops
halfords.com/web…ull?_$ja=kw:drytinder|tsid:40392&cm_mmc=Affiliates-_-PerformanceHorizon-_-drytinder-_-TopLink


Things To Do With The Kids
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=South-Wales
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=North-Wales
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Ulster
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Tyne-and-Wear
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Northumberland
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Nottinghamshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Derbyshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=lincolnshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=West-Yorkshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=North-Yorkshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Surrey
http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/London
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Hampshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Cornwall
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Somerset
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Dorset
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Warwickshire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=West-Midlands
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Merseyside
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Greater-Manchester
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Lancashire
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Borders
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Strathclyde
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Central
dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/sea…php?county=Highlands


Thanks to MadMax2015
If you are in the South East check out On the Go Kids - lots of deals on days out & activities
onthegokids.co.uk/dea…-2/





Edited by: "arcangel111" 22nd Jul 2016
thanks that's great
awesome well done.. will help alot of people! have some heat
Amazing collection of stuff to do with kids over the hols. Hot!
Admin
Solid effort, thanks for this! (pokemon)
Amazing effort, I'm sure this will help out a lot of families. Thanks
All sounds great fun, AA...now can I get back on my Xbox? .
Heat - lots of it.
Thank you I'm sure these are going to help out with kids all over the country heat added
Heat for the content and the effort
Well done for posting this AA Heat added
Alot of stuff highlighted by op that I never knew about
Thanks and heat given
WVU3V5WD £10 off a £15 spend at groupon (new accounts so I set up a new one with a different email address) so I got a voucher for afternoon tea for 2 a Patisserie Valerie for just £9. plus quidco
maani12

Alot of stuff highlighted by op that I never knew aboutThanks and heat … Alot of stuff highlighted by op that I never knew aboutThanks and heat given



I never knew about this op either

Heat added by the way
Are the sealife centre doing free days for teachers?
agreed. heat for effort! must have taken ages! your clearly a summer holidays pro OP!
Original Poster
whorlow

Are the sealife centre doing free days for teachers?



Not sure - i know they've done it the past few years. can't find anything online as yet.. maybe it'll come out in next couple of weeks? will keep an eye out for you
arcangel111

Not sure - i know they've done it the past few years. can't find anything … Not sure - i know they've done it the past few years. can't find anything online as yet.. maybe it'll come out in next couple of weeks? will keep an eye out for you



​Brilliant. I will likewise for your excellent thread
Heat added.. alot of things there to keep the children happy, thank you!
Thank you op for post
Thanks for taking the time to do this. Well done
heat for effort, must have taken ages! Thank you very much
Heat heat added bbl
Original Poster
If anyone has any ideas or knows of places to go then pop them in here and i'll update this thread every couple of days

Original Poster
See similar post for more offers and days out

hotukdeals.com/dea…931
Sorry for the lateness AA, I'm in, swings and slides X)

http://i.huffpost.com/gadgets/slideshows/333977/slide_333977_3339600_free.gif
Original Poster
Looks like fun Miss Maccypenny
arcangel111

Looks like fun Miss Maccypenny



Looks more fun than it was I think X)
arcangel111

See similar post for more offers and days … See similar post for more offers and days outhttp://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/looking-for-cheap-free-days-out-for-summer-hols-hope-help-2480931#post28419475


Someone's ripping your deal off
Surely this will do it? X)
Original Poster
thread updates

Summer Camps and activity weeks
Great effort AA

Here's a few more for days out - if you go via Quidco there is 12% possible cashback and the 15% code SUMMERFUN15 is also on there

3 Hour Birds of Prey Day £24.50
https://www.buyagift.co.uk/days-out/hobbies/3-hour-birds-of-prey-day-special-offer-br-11824724.aspx

https://images.buyagift.co.uk/common/client/Images/Product/Extralarge/en-GB/24724.jpg

2 for 1 VIP Walk on the Wildside Animal Encounter Special Offer £49 (£41.65 with code)
https://www.buyagift.co.uk/days-out/hobbies/2-for-1-vip-walk-on-the-wildside-animal-encounter-special-offer-br-11824340.aspx

2 for 1 Tickle a Tapir! Special Offer £99 ( £84.15 with code)
buyagift.co.uk/day…spx

https://images.buyagift.co.uk/common/client/Images/Product/Extralarge/en-GB/11812443-1_extralarge.jpg
Edited by: "Chanchi32" 16th Jul 2016
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Thanks OP
Original Poster
I want to tickle a tapir
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