The school summer holidays have finally arrived, but you don't need to break the bank to keep the family entertained.
There are dozens of different cheap or free activities happening across the UK to help you keep the kids occupied and discover new things.
Here are 19 budget-friendly options to try around the country.
At Bella Italia, children can get a Piccolo or Grande meal for £1 when bought alongside a full-price adult main until noon on Sunday 18 August. All you have to do is with your email address to get your coupon code.
Sizzling Pubs have a similar offer. You'll just need to download the Sizzling Pubs app to get a voucher for a £1 kids' main meal for every full-priced adult meal purchased. This deal runs Monday-Friday between 3pm and 7pm.
A number of cinema chains are offering low-cost tickets to children's films this summer.
Every summer Apple allows children aged 8-12 to take part in a free three-day workshop at its stores.
Sessions include learning to code, video editing, and beat-making and songwriting with GarageBand.
There are lots of free music festivals up and down the country this summer.
Under 16s can get free theatre tickets to selected performances at West End shows for the whole month of August, as long as they're accompanied by a full-paying adult.
Staff will demonstrate how to make the model of the month in a 15-minute session. These models, worth around £5, can be taken home for free. It's 'first come, first served' so be sure to get there early to bag your spot.
Get crafty this summer with a range of projects, from painting your own ceramics to making your own slime.
Hobbycraft, an arts and craft retailer, runs free workshops for children across most of its stores. Check out the Hobbycraft website for its full calendar of events.
Pets at Home runs free workshops for children aged 5-11 during the school holidays.
The sessions teach how to interact with animals such as guinea pigs and hamsters. Your children will get a certificate or sticker once they've completed the workshop too.
If your child is horse-mad, why not visit a horse sanctuary this summer?
Fancy sitting by the river bank with a rod and reel?
Sports charity Tennis for Free is offering free lessons at locations around the UK.
The lessons are open to children of all abilities.
There are cycling routes across the UK that suit all levels of riders.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Act that established national parks in the UK.
In celebration, there are events for you and the family to enjoy across the UK's 15 national parks.
The famous Notting Hill Carnival is a vibrant multi-day event held in London for more than 50 years.
Children who take part will receive a special reward each time they finish a book and will get a certificate once they complete the challenge.
All you have to do is head to your local library to take part.
Local authorities across the UK are running a host of free activities and events for families.
Grand houses throughout England and Scotland are open to visit during the summer months, and many host events to keep the whole family entertained.
Even if you stick to mostly free events, the holidays can be an expensive time.