Best Bank Holiday Day Trip Suggestions

Put work out of your mind and do something special, that long weekend we’ve all been waiting for is finally here!

We love a bank holiday, it’s a chance to wind down, catch up on some much-needed sleep, and spend time with your loved ones. But, are you stuck for ideas on how to spend that precious day off? Look no further! We’ve come up with a list of car-related activities to help you make the most of your Bank Holiday.

If you’re interested in cars

Brooklands Museum: Passionate about cars? This fascinating event is not to be missed! Emergency services day is a key event in the Brooklands Museum calendar. The day showcases a selection of emergency services vehicles. You’ll get a chance to speak to the forces, and provide an insight into how they keep our country safe. Fireman Sam will even be making a special appearance for any young ones! The museum is also host to a range of motoring and aviation displays, from giant racing cars to aircrafts.

An activity to enjoy from a car

Go Karting: There’s nothing like the thrill of whizzing down a race track. Go Karting will give you that adrenaline rush, to make you forget all your worries this Bank Holiday. There are a range of Go Karting activities to suit all tastes. From fun track driving, to challenging off-road experiences like quad biking. So, whether it’s a family activity, a date with a partner or an outing with friends, Go Karting can make the perfect day out.

West Midland’s Safari park: West Midland’s Safari Park is a fun-filled day out for all the family. It’s home to some of the world’s most stunning and endangered animals. The drive-through animal adventure park lets you to get a close-up look at the animals. The spectacular theme park also offers a selection of rides suitable for all ages.

If you’re travelling by car

Go Ape: Are you active and adventurous? Go Ape is an exhilarating adventure course, letting you explore some of the UK’s beautiful forest canopies. Whether you select the Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segway, or Zip Trekking Adventure, each experience is an excellent day out. Spend the day soaking up the gorgeous forest views. There are 29 Go Ape locations across the country, which makes it easy to reach by car.

The Black Country Living Museum: The Black Country Museum offers an unforgettable experience for people of all ages. It’s located in the heart of the country, and can be easily reached by car. Across the Bank Holiday weekend, a Tug boat gathering will begin, as the boats make their way along the canal arm. Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to the boat owners and take part in the canal crafts.

How do you plan on spending your Bank Holiday? Let us know by commenting on our Facebook page! And remember, if you happen to scratch or dent your car over the weekend, ChipsAway are always here to help! Call us on 0800 145 5118, or complete our online form for your free estimate.

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