New year may be over and we are all feeling a bit flat, why not plan some days out on a budget to cheer yourselves up ? Spending quality time with your family and friends over the Christmas holidays may have reignited a passion in you for the company of others. This could be the year to explore some new passions in your life, get out the house and spend more time in the company of people that you love. Why not consider a few new hobbies? In the UK we are spoilt for choice for exciting places to visit, art and history to enjoy and delicious food to indulge in. If you’re willing to do a little research, you will find a wealth of cut price options available to you. You don’t need to break the bank to have a good time. Here are ten options that offer great times, adventure or simply entertainment that should suit almost everybody’s budget.
Go for a Walk
Britains picturesque towns and cities boast world-famous parks and public spaces that are available to anyone. Take a walk through your city and discover it afresh on a cold winters afternoon.
Take in some culture
Most of our great cities offer great galleries. And often these are free, so you can get your cultural fix and have something to discuss with your companions.
Volunteer your time
There is a wide range of volunteering opportunities in the UK allowing you to learn new skills whilst helping those most in need. This could be the year to get stuck in and make a difference.
Start saving those Tesco Club-card points
Great deals on reduced admissions to attractions such as Alton Towers Thorpe Park and the London Zoo can be grabbed via the Tesco’s deals brochure.
Enjoy cinema at off-peak times
Cine world currently offers one pound tickets for selected Saturday morning viewings for both parents and children giving access to Hollywood at a bargain price.
Free swimming lessons
During school holidays many local leisure centres offer free swimming for under 16’s. Check with your local council to see if you can find any offers in your local area.
Travel by train
British rail’s ‘four for two’ offer can give stunning savings on rail journeys. If travelling to the capital you ticket can also grab you some great two-for-one deals at attractions. These include and Madame Tussauds and the London Sea Life Aquarium.
Fine dining on the cheap
Restaurant vouchers are a great way to feed yourself in style at a fraction of the typical cost.
Stay away on a budget
Hotels often offer cut priced accommodation for those who are quick enough on the draw. Bag yourself a bargain £19 Travelodge room by signing up their mailing list and awaiting the next offer.
Our country offers a multitude of experiences with which to reinvigorate the life and gain fresh perspectives. Whether you’re looking for a fresh set of challenges for your life, want to contribute to society, are interested in learning new skills 2015 is yours to revamp, re-jig and revitalise your lifestyle.