Boxing day: your favourite things to doWill you be checking out the Boxing Day sales?

26 December 2012

Boxing Day ideas

We asked you what your favourite things are to do on Boxing Day. From seeing family to sales shopping, there are plenty of things that will be keeping you busy this year.

To help you enjoy your Boxing Day, we've got some helpful tips on making the most of your favourite activities: 

January sales shopping 

Boxing Day is when the majority of the January sales start, so it's the perfect time to check out what good deals are out there, both online and on the high street.

To help you get started, we've scoured the internet to find the best January sales deals on kitchen appliances and baby product deals.

Seeing family and friends

Quality time with family and friends is a big part of Christmas and our survey certainly confirmed this, with 52.2% of you choosing it as one of your favourite Boxing Day activities.

If you're travelling to see relatives, take a look at our tips on travelling with children for a stress-free journey.

Going for a winter walk

39% of you like to get out and take in the fresh winter air on Boxing Day. While we might wish for a crisp and sunny day, wind and rain is probably more likely to descend (it is the UK!), so check out our reviews of walking shoes and waterproof jackets to keep you warm and dry.

Eating Christmas leftovers

Christmas dinner may be delicious, but the leftovers can be equally tasty - 31% of you chose eating Boxing Day spoils as a favourite activity. We've got some great tips on the best Christmas dinner and Boxing Day food gadgets to help you feed all those hungry tummys.

Playing with Christmas presents

Besides spending time with family, one of the best things about Christmas is playing with your new presents. Unfortunately, we've all experienced the irritation of a new toy or gadget not working - if you find yourself in this situation check out our guide to and our advice on . And if you didn't get what you wished for under the Christmas tree, check out our round up of January sales bargains and our .

Oh, and 36.7% of you like to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet, so we'll leave you now to relax with a glass of mulled wine and a nice mince pie... 

Happy Boxing Day!

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