Bank Holiday Ideas: 10 Ways to Spend Your Bank Holiday on a Budget

Published: 30/04/2017 and written by Natasha Krovak

Bank Holidays are a great time to relax and recharge your batteries, but finding plenty to do to keep you and the family entertained can be a little tricky. If you’re looking for a few Bank Holiday ideas on a budget, take a look at these 10 top tips from Mr Lender.

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1. Visit a museum – there are plenty of free museums around the country to keep you and the children entertained and intrigued.

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2. Get creative in the garden – if the weather isn’t too cold, why not build your own tent to camp out in and gaze at the stars?

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3. If the weather turns cold, try your hand at baking and enjoy your homemade treats with a nice cup of tea.

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4. Make the children something new by reusing stuff from around the house. Try your hand at making playdough – all you need is flour, water, salt and food colouring.

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5. Head to the beach – make a day of it by taking a picnic and enjoy the best of what the British seaside has to offer.

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6. Want to bag yourself a bargain? Then a car boot is the answer.  Or, set up your own pitch and shift some of your old stuff if you need to declutter.

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7. Keep it simple – a walk in the great outdoors might be just what you need. Find a trail or visit a local beauty spot.

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8. Have a film festival – why not invite your friends and family over to watch a few of your favourite films?

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9. Keep it traditional with a board game or two with the family.

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10. Go swimming! Not only does it keep you fit, but it can be great fun too.

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