Half term has come around again plus it’s the Late May bank holiday which means the kids are at home and you’ve got a lot of days to fill with activities! Read on to find out some cool adventures to go on in a DriveNow BMW or MINI. And don’t worry, we’ve snuck in some fun activities for all our other members too!
Plus, when you book an hourly or daily package from Thursday 25 May 4pm - Sunday 4 June 10pm, you'll go in the draw to win!
Alexandra Palace StrEATlife - 6 hour package
This is North London’s biggest free street food festival and the first weekend lands on the Late May bank holiday (Saturday and Sunday). Enjoy eclectic music on the Saturday and/or chilled out tunes on the Sunday. On offer will be some of London’s premium street food traders and a wide selection of craft beers and cocktails. Take a DriveNow to the event then take the tube or bus home.
streatlife.alexandrapalace.com Legoland – 9 or 24 hour package
It’s the official launch weekend of LEGO® NINJAGO® World, a 4D interactive family ride and ninja training camp where you ‘battle’ through ice, wind and fire with the NINJAGO heroes. Legoland has everything you need for a fun family outing – rides, Miniland, a 4D movie theatre and HEAPS of water activities for a sunny half term!
www.legoland.co.uk Brighton Festival - 1, 2 or 3 day package
London to Brighton – one of the most popular day trips. May is Brighton’s big month of festivals with 1000s of events squeezed into 4 weeks of festival fun – all right by the seaside. Brighton Festival has theatre, art, night time trails, music, dance, circus, film and so much more. If you’re there over the bank holiday weekend, the Brighton Fringe Festival is holding a family picnic on Saturday 27 May 1pm-5pm at the Pavillion Gardens with free kids entertainment, family friendly performance, shows, games and activities.
brightonfestival.org South Cerney Street Fair, Duck Race & Festival Weekend – 3 day package + 10ish miles
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. We love the Cotswolds and you should take a trip through the Cotswolds countryside. On Monday 29th May, South Cerney holds its street fair/festival and now famous duck race! And it’s all free!
southcerneystreetfair.org.uk Essex Sausage and Cider Music Festival – 1, 2 or 3 day package
Head to Essex for the famous Sausage and Cider Festival held at Barleylands Farm, Billericay (make sure you’ve got a sober driver if you’re trying out the cider or you can camp with a 2 or 3 day package!). The event is full to the brim with children’s entertainment including The Zoo, craft workshops and character costumes.
Margate – 2 day package
With sandy beaches, ‘The UK’s original Pleasure Park’ Dreamland, internationally acclaimed Turner Contemporary gallery, an Old Town and a cool café culture - there’s something for everyone in Margate, a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent.
Chessington world of adventure, Surrey – 6 or 9 hour package
What more could you want from an adventure park? Chessington World of Adventure has a theme park including Gruffalo river ride adventure, glamping, two Go Ape courses – perfect for the little kids and the big ones too!
Brixton Beach – 9 or 24 hour package
Brixton Beach is back with a Rooftop Urban Beach Party and opening weekend is this Late May Bank Holiday where Brixton Beach will reopen its doors for the summer. Complete with sand, street food, cocktails and some of the world’s best DJ’s, it’s open until the end of August – perfect for an escape from the kids all summer long! Remember our Overnight Special with free parking 10pm-7am.
Thorpe Park Resort, Surrey – 24 hour package
“An island like no other”, Thorpe Park Resort has over 30 rides, attractions and live events including a ghost train (pun intended) and 5 of the UK’s top roller coasters, And if you think you can’t fit it all into one day, you can stay overnight in the Thorpe Shark Hotel.
BallieBallerson – Pay by the minute
BallieBallerson is an adult playpen set over two floors with the underground club kitted out with 250,000 clear balls on an LED dancefloor. It’s right in our business area so get all your mates there hassle free in a DriveNow, end your rental and then catch the bus or tube home.