Gift Membership Offers Running This Christmas

July 23rd, 2017 / Eden Project, English Heritage, go ape, Gulliver's Theme Parks, National Trust / No Comments »

Annual Memberships for Christmas

Purchasing annual membership subscriptions or gift voucher packages can offer a cash strapped families an ideal Christmas present. These packages can offer FREE days out throughout the year plus can come with plenty of additional perks too such as complimentary parking, fastrack access or discounts on food & drink. Look out for our favourite gift ideas below;

1. National Trust Membership For Christmas

The National Trust looks after 300+ historic houses, more than 600,000 acres of land & 700 miles of coastline. Annual membership offers value for money for those planning a number of visits throughout the year that includes a great FREE parking perk. Keep an eye out for the number of children included within the family membership that offers great value for money for larger families.

Look Out For; National Trust Family Membership includes up to 10 children, (5-17 years), that includes children and grandchildren!

Prices; £114.60 family membership (2 Adults) & £71.40 family membership (1 Adult).

More details; National Trust Membership Offer.


Blakeney Nature Reserve National trust

National Trust Blakeney Nature Reserve, (photo; Phil Loach)


2. Stay Play Explore Gift Vouchers for 2018

Here’s a way to treat the whole family with a short break package that includes overnight accommodation, breakfast PLUS entry to 3 visitor attractions/activities. The great advantage with this package is the gift recipient decides where to stay and which attractions to visit.  Packages include entry to Twycross Zoo, National Space Centre, Conkers, Tobogganing/Tubing at Swadlincote Ski Centre plus many more!

Look Out For; a range of hotels that offers complimentary use of their leisure facilities.

Prices; from £149 for a family of 4, (additional child tickets available).

More details; Stay Play Explore Gift Vouchers.


St Mawes castle cornwall english heritage

English Heritage; St Mawes Castle, (photo; Phil Loach)


3. English Heritage Gift Membership; Promo Code

Explore 400+ historic settings including 66 castles, 7 palaces, 27 forts, 3 medieval villages and 1 cold war bunker. The range of visitor attractions available coupled with an attractive family deal, (up to 12 children go FREE), makes English Heritage gift membership appealing this Christmas.

Look Out For; FREE entry for up to 6 accompanying children, (under 19 years & within the family group), with 1 adult membership or an astonishing 12 accompanying children with a 2 adult annual membership.

Prices; £54 family membership, (1 adults and up to 6 children) or £96, (2 adults and up to 12 children).

Top Tip; Use the promo code EH2017 to pick up a 15% discount off English Heritage membership, (excludes Life Membership).

More Information; English Heritage – Gift Membership.


Pirate ship ride for Gulliver's Theme Park

Gulliver’s Theme Park, (photo; Phil Loach)


4. Gulliver’s 2018 Family Ticket 2017 from £49, (save 35%)

Purchase a family gift ticket for 2018 Gulliver’s Theme Park for just £49 from LivingSocial. This ticket is valid for up to 4 people, (at least 1 adult & 1 child), & can be used for 1 family entry at any of the 3 Gulliver’s Theme Park.  This flexible ticket is valid for use between March & August 2018 offering the gift recipient a great range of dates to choose from.

Look Out For; offers great flexibility both in terms of location & timing as tickets are valid for use from 1 March & 31 August 2018.

Prices; £49 for a family ticket for 4 people, (at least 1 adult & 1 child per family).

More Details; Gulliver’s Theme Park 2018 Family Ticket – from £49 for 4!


zip wire through the trees at Go Ape

Swing Through The Trees At Go Ape, (photo; Phil Loach)


5. Go Ape Gift Vouchers for Christmas

Opt for a Go Ape gift voucher this Christmas for those that love being active.  Opt for an aerial tree top adventure, a trip on a Forest Segways or little ones can enjoy a Tree Top Junior experience.

Look Out For; a range of experiences to suit both your purse and choice of activity. Packages can be redeemed against 31 UK locations.

Prices; Go Ape experiences range from £18 – £45pp depending upon the age & experience selected.

More details; Go Ape Gift Vouchers.


the eden project biomes

Blue Peter badgeholders can enjoy free entry to the Eden Project, (photo; Phil Loach)


6. Eden Project; Free Annual Upgrade

Purchasing tickets to the Eden Project for Christmas comes with the added bonus of a FREE annual pass upgrade. With a wide range of attractions included with your ticket, this offers value for money for those planning a trip to Devon/Cornwall as well as those that live locally.

Look Out For; a FREE annual pass upgrade when you purchase day tickets to the Eden Project.

Prices; £64 family ticket with you book in advance, (2 adults & 2 children), additional children £12.60 (5-16 years).

Top Tip; for double deals take advantage of online discounts off standard price day tickets that can also be converted to a free annual pass upgrade.

More details; Eden Project Annual Upgrade Tickets.


the eden project site in Cornwall

The Eden Project, (photo; Phil Loach)


7. National Trust for Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland offers entry to 100+ castles, gardens & historic houses that offers savings throughout the year. With an attractive family membership available too, this can be an ideal Christmas present for those living north of the border.

Look Out For; family membership that offers up to 4 children free admission with either 1 or 2 adult family membership, (18 years & under).

Prices; £58 family membership, (1 adult & up to 4 children), £90 family membership, (2 adults & up to 4 children).

Top Tip; look out for discounts for those that pay by direct debit.

More details; National Trust for Scotland.

8. Forestry Commission; Discovery Pass

For those that enjoy the life outdoors, then a Forestry Commission Discovery Pass can be an ideal Christmas present. This pass offers 12 months FREE parking at the forest of your choice plus plenty of local deals to boot. Often these secondary deals can include discounts off cycle hire, food & drink as well substantial discounts of Go Ape activities, (restrictions apply).

Passes range from just £20-£40 with more details available at Discovery Pass Offers.


Go Ape aerial assault course

Go Ape High Wire Assault Course


9. Free Annual Pass Upgrades

If you are looking to purchase day tickets to a particular visitor attraction for Christmas, then it’s worth considering whether tickets can be upgrade to a FREE annual pass. Plenty of settings around the UK offer FREE annual upgrades that offers greater value for money throughout the year.

Look Out For; settings that offer a free annual pass upgrade include Leeds Castle, Blenheim Palace, Cardiff Castle, the National Space Centre & even Buckingham Palace.

Top Tip; many visitor attractions offer a varied programme of events throughout the year that can make each return visit seem very different, (keep an eye out for any excluded dates).

More details; Free Annual Pass Upgrades.

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