SALE NOW ON: 3 Free Extra Months to enjoy 15 months of Awesome with a Merlin Annual Pass

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With gifting season fast approaching and customers on the hunt for exclusive offers and Black Friday deals, Merlin Annual Pass has a brand new promotion where customers can enjoy a saving of up to £60pp plus an extra three months for free, giving passholders 15 months of family fun, big thrills and memories that will last a lifetime. This limited time offer is valid on Premium and Standard Merlin Annual Passes which can be used at 32 of the UK’s top attractions.

I read something this week about the gift of giving at Christmas and the merits of spending real quality time together rather than over-loading the stockings and wondering where the mountains of new plastic will possibly fit. With this in mind, Mrs Hibbsy and I have reviewed the lists we (she) has made and spent some time thinking about alternatives to physical gifts instead trying to find ways that we could gift opportunities for time to be gifted rather than items. I’m not talking offering to do someone’s garden or clean their car – although I see the merits in this for those that would benefit but something more like a voucher for a day out or a ticket to something.

Perhaps it’s more for those with younger families rather than the older relatives we buy for, but one such opportunity that we really valued was the time we spent in Manchester over the half term break visiting one the girls’ favourites the Sea Life Centre and then on to the Lego Discovery Centre, which is literally next door. We had a great day out dividing the attractions over our day and spent some quality time exploring a world of fishes and turtles as well as octopus and seahorses. Then we went on to building towers of craning Lego, riding on-board Lego rides and witnesses the displays of cities crafted from the smallest of colourful bricks.

At the heart of the Discovery Centre, is a place to pause and eat a picnic or use the café facilities available. There’s a play and build zone and even a 4D cinema to fill your day with budding Lego architects,

What we liked about this day out was that it was all indoors which is great when we hit the autumn and winter and the lull of Christmas is over.

So, we’ve decided that gifting with vouchers for activities is perhaps the way forward this year when there simply is too much plastic already!

The Merlin Annual Pass entitles customers to a wide range of exciting attractions all over the UK. From experiencing Wicker Man at Alton Towers Resort, the UK’s first new wooden coaster built in over 20 years , to discovering a spellbinding adventure, Room on the Broom – A Magical Journey at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, and joining the LEGO® monsters at The Haunted House – Monster Party, coming to The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort in SPRING 2019, there’s so much to see and do during the 15 months.

As one of the best value leisure and entertainment products in the UK, the Merlin Annual Pass is valid at 32 top attractions across the country, meaning there’s an attraction within easy reach of most regions. There’s something to suit all tastes, whether eager to take on the UK’s greatest rollercoasters at our Resort Theme Parks, looking for a gentler ride taking in breath-taking views of the capital on the Coca-Cola London Eye, or discovering incredible underwater creatures from around the world at SEA LIFE Aquariums & Sanctuaries. With this offer, passes are priced as follows:


Merlin Annual Pass

Sale price on new purchases per person (includes discount plus 3 free months) 


StandardFamily (for a family of up to 5)£109£30
PremiumFamily (for a family of up to 5)£139£50

The Merlin Annual Pass sale ends at midnight on Monday 3rdDecember 2018. Visit to find out more!

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