Activity Breaks


Make sure your break has a little something extra by choosing an activity break with Holiday Extras. Your vacation can be the perfect way to relax, so why not make sure your short break is the perfect way to try something new? There are plenty of activities to choose from that are a great way to spend the day.

You can choose from days out at a range of theme parks around the UK or signup for a truly special experience day with our partners at Travelzoo.

Theme Park Activity Breaks

One of the main attractions at a theme park is obviously the roller coasters and various rides, however to cater for the whole family you'll often find a range of fun activities too! From crazy golf to live action shows, these theme parks lay on plenty of fun and below you can see some of our favourite activities (and obviously you can still hit the rides too!).

Best Theme Park Activities

Alton Towers - Extraordinary Golf

Alton Towers Crazy Golf

When you're done riding the roller coasters you can enjoy 9 or 18 holes of wacky, crazy golf at Alton Towers, suitable for players of all ages. Putt your way past miniature versions of iconic Alton Towers rides and attractions and prove your mastery of crazy golf or just have some family fun.

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LEGOLAND Windsor Resort - Shows

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Shows & Character Meet

As well as earning your LEGO driving licence (for the young ones) you can grab a seat and enjoy the show! LEGOLAND Windsor puts on a variety of shows including Return to Skeleton Bay and LEGO NINJAGO Master of the 4th dimension. Some of these are only available seasonally, so it's always best to check ahead of time what's available in the LEGOLAND app.

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Chessington World of Adventures - Zoo, Sealife and Shows

Chessington World of Adventures Zoo

Chessington World of Adventures is home to a fantastic zoo and sea life centre, so there's plenty of activities and amazing sights to see on your visit. Visit the penguins, hang out with the lions and check out the gorillas to name but a few. But wait, that's not all! You can also catch a show at Chessington World of Adventures, with films being shown throughout the day, download the app for showtimes and more information.

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Thorpe Park - Seasonal Events

Thorpe Park Seasonal Events

Aside from the exhilarating rides and attractions at Thorpe Park, you can also enjoy the seasonal events going on throughout the year. These events run for limited times so its always worth checking what's going on before you book your activity break at Thorpe Park.

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Travelzoo Activity Breaks

We've teamed up with Travelzoo to bring you a wide variety of activities for a much needed break. You can live life sideways with a drifting day, feel what it's like to live life in the skies with a professional flight simulator experience or simply take to the skies in a helicopter trip! Have a look below for more information on these activity breaks.

Northumbria Helicopters

Helicopter Tour

Take to the skies in this exciting helicopter ride available from 22 locations. Enjoy a scenic 25 mile helicopter tour starting in one of the popular locations such as Cantrbury, Cambridge or Edinburgh and enjoy picturesque views over castles and coastlines.

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Lucky Tails Alpaca Farm (Hurley)

Alpaca Walk

With a visit to the Lucky Tails Alpaca farm not only will you be able to take a stroll with your very own Alpaca companion, but you'll learn all about how the farm works and be introduced to a range of other farm animals including guinea pigs and pygmy goats!

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Yorkshire Vineyard Tour + Afternoon Tea

Vineyard Visit

Enjoy some of the finer things in life with a tour of a Yorkshire Vineyard, including wine tasting and a delicious afternoon tea. With tasty sandwiches, and yummy cakes, this trip to the vineyard will be a delightful way to spend your day... and the sparkling wine certainly helps.

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Drifting Experience + 6 Passenger Laps

Drift Experience

Strap in for a high-octane adventure with this drifting experience available at a variety of locations. You'll feel the need for speed as you slide round the course sideways with 6 passenger laps; this is definitely an activity break to get the blood pumping.

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London Explorer Pass + Hotel

London Explorer Pass

With the London Explorer Pass you can choose from over 60 London attractions and activities to make an amazng break for you. With so many activities to choose from and a hotel stay included as part of the package you can build an excellent activity break full of fun and excitement. Book a river cruise on The Thames with afternoon tea thrown in, enjoy the views from The Shard or visit a variety of museums.

With your London Explorer Pass you can choose to buy tickets to 2, 3 or 4 attractions which can be used within a 60 day period, and all of your attraction tickets include fast track. You can download the Go City app for access to your tickets and useful information about the attractions.

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