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Top Tips To Help You Plan Ahead This Summer

To keep the costs down on a day out this summer it can be worth planning ahead to pick up a deal or two. We’ve put together some of our favourite offers below that can help you make some savings over the long summer break. English Heritage; 20%...
by Top days out in the UK on Jul 5, 2016

Wandering around the ruins of Hailes Abbey

We took Daddy P to the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire railway last Sunday for his Fathers Day treat.  It’s well worth a visit if you are ever near in the Cheltenham area, and I’m sure I’ll be writing about it soon.  The weathe...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 25, 2016

Walmer Castle

Walmer Castle in East Kent in the south east of England makes for a pleasant half-day tour along with nearby Deal Castle.Walmer Castle, like Deal Castle and Sandown Castle, was built by Henry VIII between 1539 and 1540 as an artillery fortress to pro...
by Devon Visitor on Jun 22, 2016

Deals About To Expire

National Space Centre; Free Entry Offer, (book now) Still availability for select age ranges! Here’s a chance to pick up FREE family entry to the National Space Centre on 7 May 2016. This offer is open to families with children age 8 to 16 year...
by Top days out in the UK on Apr 28, 2016

Not Camelot

In the English imagination the Arthurian legend is deeply connected with the Christian myth of Britain’s founding. This may not be on the surface, of course, but the places associated with King Arthur (as well as the tales themselves, such …...

A tale of two castles in Kent – Deal Castle

Last week I shared some memories from our trip to Walmer Castle in Kent with you, and this week I continue with a tale of two castles in Kent – Deal Castle.  The castle is a stones throw north of Walmer Castle … Continue reading →...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Feb 19, 2016

A tale of two castles in Kent – Walmer Castle

I’ve loved castles since I was a child.  History has always been a love of mine and I’m always eager to explore historic sites.  For me, the facts and figures of the past really come alive when you can see … Continue reading ͛...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Feb 12, 2016

Exploring Kenilworth Castle

It’s total madness that I’ve not written this post up before now.  I’m looking out into the garden on a sunny, yes, sunny, January day and it reminded me of a sunny Spring day out we had last year with … Continue reading U...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jan 29, 2016

The Gardens of Eltham Palace

Remember when I visited Eltham Palace and told you that the gardens were so exquisite that they deserved a post of their own? Well, here is a bumper post full of photos of the gardens, mainly because, I couldn’t stop taking photos! The Great Hal...
by Emm in London on Dec 6, 2015

Gift Annual Membership Offers in The Telegraph

Gift Annual Membership Offers Here’s a chance to pick up discounts off annual & gift membership packages for a range of UK visitor attraction with The Telegraph this weekend.  Offers include; English Heritage Membership; 25% off annual ...
by Top days out in the UK on Nov 20, 2015

An Afternoon of Art and Decadence at Eltham Palace

Since arriving in England in 2007, I have never lived more than 9 miles away from Eltham Palace and in fact, I lived within walking distance of it for a year. You might be surprised then, given my love of all things Art Deco, to learn that I had neve...
by Emm in London on Oct 31, 2015

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days This is a great opportunity to gain FREE entry to thousands of historic settings including historic houses, castles & gardens within England and is running 10 to 13 September 2015. Don’t worry for those that live outside...
by Top days out in the UK on Sep 2, 2015

Quirky Deals, Discounts & Special Offers

We’ve seen a fair few deals & discounts running in our time but some offers really do stand out for us perhaps for being truly bizarre or maybe because they offer something above & beyond what’s normally expected. 1. Crich Tramway...
by Top days out in the UK on Jul 9, 2015

Top Membership Offers For Days Out On A Budget

1. National Trust Membership; 2 Months Free Perks; hundreds of National Trust settings to visit, free parking & family membership includes ALL your children/grandchildren. Prices;  2 adults family membership £95.33 (discounted)/ £104 (standard...
by Top days out in the UK on Jul 1, 2015

December Deals, Discounts & Special Offers

Free Child’s Cinema Ticket for Paddington with Warburtons Pick up a FREE child’s cinema ticket to see Paddington at Cineworld during December when you purchase 2 promotional packs of Warburtons Half & Half products.  The great advant...
by Top days out in the UK on Dec 1, 2014

Top Tips for Christmas on a Budget

1. Write to Santa for Free Lovely to see the Royal Mail continues to offer this special postal service to Santa each year. Children who would like to write to Santa, can send him a letter to the following address; Santa/Father Christmas, Santa’s Gr...
by Top days out in the UK on Nov 23, 2014

November Deals, Discounts & Offers

Alton Towers Firework Events Alton Towers popular fireworks events are taking place on 7,8 & 9 November 2014.  Whilst many of the 2 for 1 vouchers are not valid on 8 & 9 November, there are more opportunities for discounted tickets on the 7...
by Top days out in the UK on Nov 4, 2014

Grandparents Weekend; Free Tickets Offers to Visitor Attractions

Free Entry to Gulliver’s Theme Park for up to 2 Grandparents Gulliver’s Theme Parks are offering FREE entry for up to 2 grandparents with every full paying child that visits on 6 & 7 September 2014.  With Theme Parks based at Warring...
by Top days out in the UK on Sep 1, 2014

Top Tips To Enjoy The Summer Holidays On A Budget

1. Late Entrance Tickets A number of visitor attractions offer discounts to encourage you to visit at quieter times of the day. If you can be flexible on when you visit, why not delay until later in the day & pick up some substantial savings on a...
by Top days out in the UK on Jun 26, 2014

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge 2014 English Heritage is offering FREE managed entry to Stonehenge for those visiting for the Summer Solstice on 20 & 21 June 2014.  This provides the general public with a a chance to visit Stonehenge for free &...
by Top days out in the UK on Jun 12, 2014


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