Take advantage of the August Bank Holiday weekend


For those of us who work to live, you’ve probably got the August Bank Holiday weekend already highlighted and circled in your diary as your next long weekend. We all love a long weekend, right!? There are so many benefits to those who are able to enjoy the August Bank Holiday weekend as it’s a great time to unwind from business, relieve stress, spend quality time with family and we can all go back on Tuesday feeling refreshed and happy that we only have 4 days of work - result!

However, some of you may not be so pleased to know that the August Bank Holiday weekend is the LAST Bank Holiday of the year! Our next big break we will receive after this will not be until Christmas… this is why it’s more important than ever to take advantage of the August Bank Holiday weekend before we wave goodbye to long weekends for a while…

Explore the Dungeons of the UK!

If you love exploring the horrible histories of the United Kingdom, then you will love exploring the Dungeons of the UK! Whether you want to meet Sweeney Todd and visit Mrs Lovett's Pie Shop at the London Dungeons, discover the Yorkshire Dungeons where Guy Fawkes was born or Escape the Plague at Edinburgh Dungeons - it’s a great, gruesome and educational day out for all the family to enjoy.

See the different Sea Life

Dive under the sea and see some of the most beautiful sea life in the country, based in several locations including London, Birmingham, Brighton and Great Yarmouth! Visit one of the Sea Life Centre’s underwater worlds and say hello to penguins, sharks, turtles and some of the world’s most colourful fish.

Live for the thrills

Nothing says taking advantage of a long weekend than going to a theme park with friends, family or even colleagues for a team-bonding day! There’s a theme park available pretty much everywhere across the country. For the little ones, take them to Chessington World of Adventures or Legoland Resort, or for the bigger kids who live for thrills, why not visit Alton Towers and Thorpe Park; homes of the Smiler and Stealth.

Visit the Capital

London. The city where the Royal Family reside, Big Ben chimes and the land of the West End! There are plenty of tourist attractions to take advantage of over August Bank Holiday weekend. And only an hour away on the train from Northampton, it couldn't be a more convenient time! Go and visit Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and all the characters at Shrek’s Adventure, strike a pose with the Queen, Kim Kardashian and One Direction at Madame Tussauds or take a ride on the London Eye! There is something for everyone to do in the heart of England.


At Perks of my job, we offer discounts on all these days out and MORE. You can put a smile on your employees faces by rewarding them with a perk that they can enjoy this Bank Holiday weekend. Whether it’s for the family, for friends, or perhaps you’re an employer looking for a way to bring your colleagues closer together, there is a perk for everyone.

It’s not too late to sign up to Perks of my job for employee perks that everyone will love - just in time for the August Bank Holiday weekend. For more information and to sign up today for just £1p/m, visit www.perksofmyjob.com.

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