GoSeeDo.com, the new ticketing website launched just last month, has put together a variety of experiences for families to enjoy this Summer without breaking the bank.
A recent poll by charity, Family Action, has revealed that 54 per cent of mothers are planning on curtailing day trips because of money worries, exasperated by crippling entry fees and spiralling costs.
To combat this, GoSeeDo.com has highlighted some of their most inexpensive tours, attractions and sightseeing experiences to make sure that kids don’t miss out on enjoying some of the great things available right on their doorstep.
Here are GoSeeDo’s top five budget busting recommendations:
City Sightseeing from £5 per child
Explore some of the UK’s most exciting towns, cities and resorts on an open-top, hop-on hop-off bus tour, discovering the charm, culture and history behind some of our greatest hot spots.
Eastbourne - Explore stylish Eastbourne, which boasts elegant promenades, a Victorian pier housing an original Camera Obscura, the famous Beachy Head and a wealth of shopping, nightlife and dining experiences. Prices start from £5 per adult and £3 per child (5-15 years old).
Liverpool - See the incredible Liver Building, the Cavern Club where the Beatles first played, the River Mersey, Tate Liverpool Gallery, Albert Dock, parks, museums and more. Prices start from £8 per adult and £5 per child (5-12 years old).
Edinburgh - Enjoy a tour of Edinburgh, home to legendary sights and landmarks such as the Palace of Holyrood, Greyfriars Bobby, Queens Park, Arthurs Seat, John Knox House, National Museum of Scotland, Scottish Parliament, Queen Mary’s Bath House and Princes Street. Prices start from £12 per adult and £5 per child (5-15 years old).
Enjoy a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe where you’ll learn more of Elizabethan London, discover how the 1980-90’s reconstruction process took place, and see how the theatre continues to work today. Prices start from £11 per adult and £8 per child (5-15 years old).
Red River hop on hop off cruise on the Thames
Experience the sights, sounds and splendour of England’s capital city from the comfort of a modern river craft. Hop on or off at any of the piers along the route, stay on board for the full three-hour round trip, or mix and match both to suit your needs. Prices start from £12 per adult and £5 per child (5-16 years old).
Brighton Sea Life Centre
Set in an elegant Victorian building which, in 1872, housed the first operating aquarium in the world, the Sea Life Centre in Brighton is home to over 150 species of colourful, exotic marine life from oceans far and wide. It also has the largest walk-through ocean tunnel ever created. Prices start from £14 per adult and £10 per child (3-14 years old). Under 3s enter free.
Blackpool Tower Eye
Travel to the top of Blackpool’s famous tower and step out onto the glass floored SkyWalk, offering spectacular uninterrupted views as far away as Cumbria, Manchester and the Isle of Man. Watch an incredible 4D film incorporating the smells, sights and sounds of a little boy’s day at the seaside. Prices start from £12 per adult and £9 per child (3-14 years old). Under 3s enter free.
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Shabana Adam @Shabana_FAM