Tuesday 25 August 2015

Npower 2 for 1 Day's Out

Its always important for me and my husband to give the boys some wonderful family memories during the summer holidays, But over the period of six weeks it can prove to be quite expensive. So I was delighted to see the npower is giving their customers 2 for 1 entries on over 900 attractions across the UK,

Research from npower reveals parents spend upwards of £600 during summer holidays to keep their children happy, Npower has partnered with Mumsnet and celebrity mum Melanie Sykes to npower to pull together 20 of the best summer activities to help parents overcome summer slump.

Parents are spending upwards of £7.27 billion* each year on entertaining their children – and that’s just over the summer holidays. Mumsnet the UK’s largest network for parents - shows that parents are more stressed than ever trying to keep their children entertained over the break, with 67% wishing they could go on more weekends away as a family. The newly released figures show that factors such as no local facilities (25%), expense (48%) and no time (10%) stop them from doing the activities their children would want to do.

Melanie Sykes says: “Having personally struggled through several summer holidays with my children, I understand how tiring it can be and also the need to keep the children happy. That’s why I’m supporting npower, who are offering 2 for 1 as an opportunity to visit some great locations in Britain, putting the fun back in to the summer holidays for both the parents and kids.”

Mumsnet Editor, Sarah Crown, says ”This survey highlights the pressures parents face when trying to keep their children entertained over the summer holidays without breaking the bank. Holidays and day trips are expensive, and many parents lack the time or local knowledge to ferret out cheap activities within striking distance. At this time of year, we see lots of threads on which parents pool information on low-cost days out and swap tips on free things to do."

Warren Davey, Head of Brand and Advertising at npower says “npower is all about standing up for customers – and in particular for this season, empowering parents who find it tough through the summer holidays. Our campaign aims to inspire as well as support parents.

Npower is looking to offer the 57% of Brits who can’t afford to go on holiday this summer by offering 2 for 1 on local attractions across the UK, With so Many amazing attractions to choose from in London we were defiantly spoilt for choice, from Ripley’s Believe it or Not to Harry Potter Bus Tours and City Cruises are just to name a few.

We opted for a trip to Ripley's Believe It or Not which is located in Piccadilly Circus in Central London's. Ripley's believe it or Not is home to an astounding 700 interactive exhibits some of which were collected by the explorer Robert Ripley himself.

Many of the stunning artifacts and awesome fact have been collected from across the globe, All sure to leave you astounded and amazed.

Our journey begun on the fifth floor and we worked our way down each floor through the stunning exhibits, each area offered a unique and fascinating collection of the weird and the wonderful, we were lost for words, totally amazed and ready for the next installment.

Ripley's believe it Or Not is a great family day out, and will leave you talking about what you have seen long after you leave. To choose our favourite exhibit is extremely hard, as it was all so amazing, But here are some of our highlights.

The boys love seeing if they could out weigh the worlds fattest man and the vortex tunnel was amazing and left and defiantly put our senses to the test.

With so much to see and do we spent ages exploring the galleries, before stopping off for a bite to eat in Ripley’s Remarkable Cafe. Ripley's London has to be experienced to be believed. 
Check out  www.npower.com/daysout for more information on the exciting 2 for 1 attractions near you.

We were given the opportunity to experience Npowers 2 for 1 attractions. All thoughts and opinions are honest and that of our own, we share information which will be relevant and helpful to our readers.