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10 Brilliant Birthday Party Ideas on a Budget

Written by Lottie


Looking for a birthday party with a difference that won’t break the bank? Here’s our roundup of some amazing attractions and venues from across the UK that are sure to provide lots of lovely memories of their big day!

Farmer Palmers Farm Park, Poole, Dorset

£14.95 per family

This lovely farm offers so much fun for little (and big!) animal lovers alike. You’ll get to see live milking demos, pig races, have a go on a bouncy castle and more! Tickets include one child, two adults, food and drink, a tractor ride and full use of the park… which would normally retail at £35 each! Find out more.

AMF Bowling, Various Locations

From £7.99 per child

What could beat a round of bowling for a fun, competitive and much loved classic birthday party? Fab food is all included in the price too! Find out more.

Go Ape, Various Locations

From £17 per child
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Swing, zip, balance and jump your way through the trees on the Tree Top Adventure courses, suspended high above the forest floor. Younger adventurers will love Tree Top Junior, a lower and easier version. BOOK HERE.

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset

Various Price Packages Available

With over 30 fab rides and attractions, Adventure Wonderland offers lots of fun for everyone! Battle it out on the Battle Boats (be prepared to get wet!), go on the Dragon’s Drop Megaslide or even go see some adorable animals in the Cuddle Corner Farm. Find out more.

Mattel Play! Albert Dock, Liverpool

£15 per child

With over 13,000 square feet of themed exciting entertainment, including well known characters such as Thomas and Friends, Fireman Sam and Bob the Builder, kids will love exploring this amazing play centre! Yummy party food is included. Find out more.

The Rainforest Cafe, Piccadilly Circus, London

£15.50 per child

Bringing together the fascinating sights and sounds of the jungle, this fab cafe is the perfect place for a wildlife mad partygoer! See the animals brought to life, experience thunderstorms and, of course, eat lots of super yummy food too! Find out more.

Go Air Trampoline Park, Ty-glas Avenue, Cardiff

£16 per person

With 60 minutes of pure trampolining fun in their open space, 40 minutes in their dedicated special party room, socks, invites AND food (you’ll get either a choice of Papa John’s pizza or a delicious deli sandwich), Go Air is the place to take your active little ones looking to blow off some steam on their big day! Find out more.

Funky Monkeys, Cityside, Belfast

From £8 per child

With jungle themed play rooms, an interactive kitchen area, car track with crazy coupe cars and more, Funky Monkeys will not disappoint and is sure to provide lots of fun on your little monkeys big day! There’s a range of party options available to suit all needs, so be sure to check out their website! Find out more.

Waterworld, Newquay, Cornwall

From £17.99 per person

With a 6 lane 25m pool, tropical fun pool, 2 water flumes, cannons, tippers and a snake fountain, this is the perfect place to host your pool mad little ones party! Prices include unlimited pool use, small buffet package, free return for the birthday child, 50% off future visits for all guests and more! Find out more.

Sea Life Centre, Great Yarmouth, Norwich

From £10.50 per child

Sea Life is fab for aquatic mad little ones! Price includes entrance to the centre, a dedicated VIP tour by one of the crew, hot meal, free local annual pass for the birthday child, free downloadable invites and more! Find out more.

 Do you know of any more fab birthday party packages on a budget? Let us know by sharing on our Facebook, Twitter or by tagging us on Instagram using the #PicniqUK hashtag! ❤️

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