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AmaSing Aspire

Sykes Holiday Cottages takes great pride in being a sponsor of AmaSing, actively supporting the organisation's efforts in benefiting educational institutions. For over three decades, Sykes has been dedicated to offering exceptional self-catering holiday accommodations throughout the UK and Ireland, driven by a mission to make a positive impact on both the planet and its people. It is this shared vision that makes this partnership so special to Sykes.

The UK offers a variety of fantastic locations from which you can spend quality time with your loved ones, while simultaneously making the most of all the scenery, attractions and natural beauty the country has to offer.

Explore the countryside with its plethora of walking routes and thrilling adventure, or discover the many wonders of a coastal destination; there’s plenty  to choose from.

Sykes Holiday Cottages have complied their top 6 cheap and fun things to do as a family. Read on to find out more…

  1. Explore nature trails and walking routes

Whether you’re looking to wander along the coast of Cornwall or enjoy the rich countryside of North Wales, there are so many locations to choose for a family walk in the UK. Take time to connect with nature, soak in your scenery, and enjoy the simple pleasures of life.

Discover Sykes’ walking guide to find a walk best suited to you and your loved ones.

  1. Enjoy a picnic

While on your walk, why not enjoy a stop off to appreciate your surroundings and enjoy a delicious picnic? Whether embarking on a challenging ramble or taking a trip to the park, a picnic is a finance-friendly way to kick back and watch the world go by.

Find plenty of kid-friendly picnic snacks here.

  1. Try out a new sport

Trialling a new activity is not only about physical activity, but it’s also beneficial to the mental wellbeing of both children and adults. Trying your hand at something new has been shown to help with skill development, stress management, and mental stimulation, and a sport is the perfect example of this.

Choose to explore the local area by bike, or head to your local leisure centre and see what fun activities you can find there! AmaSing’s afterschool clubs also offer a wide range of fantastic activities for a variety of ages in multiple locations.

  1. Discover local cuisine

Do you know what food your local area is famous for? The UK is home to a variety of weird and wonderful foods, some you might not even expect!

Take a trip to a local independent restaurant and sample something new, or why not even try to recreate the dish yourself at home? Take a flick through Sykes’ online recipe book to find inspiration for your next homemade dish.

  1. Visit a museum

An educational day out surrounding yourself with art, history, and culture is a fantastic way to enjoy a fun yet rewarding day out for all. Many museums across the UK offer free entry too, meaning that you can save your pennies for another rainy day.

There are plenty of free things to do as a family in the UK. Where will you go on your next adventure?

  1. Arts and crafts

Let your little ones unleash their creativity with an arts and crafts day. Perfect for any weather, arty activities are sure to keep everyone amused for hours.

A day of crafts is also a great way to spend time as a family together and switch off from the fast pace of everyday life.

Sykes have their very own colouring book for you to download and print out too, or why not try and draw your very own dream cottage?

Download the book here.

There are plenty of affordable, family-friendly activities to try across the UK. If you’re looking for that extra special family experience, why not take a peak at Sykes’ affordable family escapes? Or give them a call today on 01244 356666 to find your next family adventure.