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Easter School Holidays 2024 - Cheap Days out / Free things to do

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29/03 - Thread updated
With the Easter period and school holidays, this is an updated thread to give you a useful resource to save you money as well as give you some ideas on things to do with the kids. The thread includes the following

1) Days Out & Activities across the UK
2) Free things to do across the UK

Thanks to all members who have posted individual deals, and have linked to where relevant.

1) Days Out & Activities across the UK

If looking for something to do over the Easter period and school holidays see below some ideas on days out or activities across the UK


50% off bowling, when you bowl before 11am, during Easter Holidays - Hollywood Bowl

Best of a Three - 3 games for £10 (location specific) - Hollywood Bowl

2 Games Of Bowling & A Meal - £9.70 Juniors / £12.20 Adults (Monday - Friday Until 5pm) - Tenpin Bowling

Half price family pass for 4 people for 2 games of bowling (Multiple Locations via Planet Offers)

Use your Tesco Clubcard vouchers for days out (2 x value)

Day return trip to Dublin (from Holyhead) - £15 adult / 2 adults and 2 children £45 (£11.50 per person) - Stena Line

2 for 1 on London attractions with National Rail

Discounted attraction tickets in main cities via Fever

£10 off no min spend via newsletter signup Buyagift

Discounted days out via Picniq

Extended until 31st December 2024: Majority of Adult Bus Journeys capped to £2 (England)

London Zoo / Whipsnade Zoo Universal Credit Tickets - £3 children / £5 adults

Return off peak train fares from £12 e.g. Cambridge to London Return

Fri / Sun night Village Hotels for two people + £30 to spend on food + free parking & leisure access - from £69 (Booking Revolution members)

Over 1 Million Rooms Released at £35 or less Travelodge

April 2024 to June 2024 Premier Inn Rooms £35 to £43 - inc family rooms - A-Z list with dates (see spreadsheet) - Premier Inn

Unlimited Annual pass for London Transport Museum £1 for people on Universal Credit

Entry to Kew Gardens Royal Botanic - Adult Universal Credit or Pension Credit - £1

Cheap days out via Planet Offers

Tickets Just £1 for people in receipt of Universal Credit, Pension Credit or UK Legacy Benefits - Eden Project

Circus tickets from £9 via Groupon - various locations

London to Birmingham one way - Superfare ticket £9

FREE 3 Month Day Out With The Kids Pass - Using code LIDLVIP3

Skegness Discover Family Day Pass - 2 Adults & 2 Kids

2 x cinema tickets (2D) Cineworld - redeem 28th March to 12th April via Three+ Rewards - £6

Vue - Kids: Wonka Friday 29th March-Thursday 4th April, Per Ticket - £2.50

Vue: Mini Mornings Every Saturday/Sunday Morning (Everyday in School Holidays) £2.49

Movies for Juniors Cineworld: Every Saturday/Sunday Morning (Every day During School Holidays) plus 90p booking fee - £2.50

Two Tickets for £10 at Odeon Cinemas - Prime Exclusive Deal

2 Vue tickets for £9 + 20% off food and drinks via O2 Priority

Safari Zoo Cumbria £5 Each Early Bird Easter School Holiday tickets (Valid until 14th April)

Haven Easter School Holiday breaks Best Deals Round Up by Region from £49 for a 4 night break for 4 people

25% Off Coach Tickets Including Airport Transfers | Valid on Travel until 29 March 2024 - National Express

Haven Last Minute Easter School Holiday breaks 4 nights 8th-12th April 2 adults 2 children from £115 (BLC discount available

Easter Break - 1 night Village Hotel stay for two people inc Friday from £49 e.g Blackpool / Portsmouth / Bournemouth (Revolution members)

2) Free things to do in Easter period across the UK

15 Free Museums to Visit over Easter Megathread

Free National Trust England or Scotland Day Out for 2 (Octopus Energy Smart Meter Customers)

Free bus travel Swansea - March and April dates inc Easter

Sheffield City Centre - Free electric bus - from 08/04

Family 7 Day Free Guest Pass (Gym and Leisure facilities) - Selected Locations - National

Free 1 Day/3 Day Gym Pass - w/Code - PureGym

Free Pets At Home Easter workshops for kids

Free kids football coaching England - Fun Football Centre

Get up to three months free Apple TV+ (new customers only) via O2 Priority

6 Months Apple Music - Free (PS5 Owners / New or Returning Subscribers)

Spotify Premium 3 Months Free via H&M (New Users)

Free attractions and days out in Scotland

Free and cheap days out in Northern Ireland

20 of the best free attractions in the UK

Free entry to the donkey sanctuary

Free things to do in Wales

Free BBC Tours/Shows

Free Amazon tours

Find your nearest castle - some are free

National Memorium Arboretum free tickets

2 Free Vue Cinema tickets every month via MySky App - for Sky Cinema customers only -Sunday to Thursday only (Excls Friday & Saturday)

Free observation deck on 50th floor of skyscraper (8 Bishopsgate) + more free scenic viewpoints of the London skyline

Free entry to British Ironwork Centre Oswestry

Free Easter Egg (Barbie or Hot Wheels) - instore from 9am 30th March (one per child, over 3's only) - national

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Round Up Of Easter Egg Deals & Offers - Megathread

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What can you do to help cut costs when buying goods? How do we shop smarter and other information to help

The Best Loyalty Cards 2024 - Perks, offers, discounts, vouchers and more

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  1. blahblahblah1234's avatar
    "London to Birmingham one way - Superfare ticket £9"

    I checked the deal, you can come back. I'm sure you'll want to!
  2. AnotherLondoner's avatar
    Smyths are running a free Easter egg hunt event in their stores tomorrow (Saturday only) from 9 a.m.…nts

    You’ll be in with the chance to WIN a 10ft trampoline, a Hot Wheels City Mega Garage Playset or a Barbie Dream Camper Vehicle Playset in each store! Kids can take part in our FREE Easter egg hunt in-store on Saturday 30th March from 9am while stocks last. Follow the clue sheet to complete the Easter egg hunt and collect your FREE Easter egg.

    One egg per child, over 3's only. Available while stocks last. No toy included in the Chocolate Egg. (edited)
  3. Bestbitter's avatar
    Thanks for the useful post!
    Re the title, I think these are the Easter Holidays, and half term was in February‽
  4. darkstryder360's avatar
    Great stuff!

    Booking a slot for an Amazon virtual tour is bizarre though
    Chanchi32's avatar
    takes all sorts

  5. jamel.bhimjiyani's avatar
    Great deals thank you for sharing
  6. blahblahblah1234's avatar
    Thanks, prompted me to check the new Horizon22 viewing platform in London.
    Couldn't book for Easter, but managed to book a few dates in May. (edited)
  7. XBargainHunter007's avatar
  8. Dan_82's avatar
    Lovely stuff!
  9. timmyboy147's avatar
    Another legendary post from the chanch.

    Many thanks !
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