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Quirky city experiences for £20 or less

Spending time with friends and loved ones on a city trip can mean costs often add up, but there are plenty of ways you can explore Britain for little expense. Here are some recommendations to help visitors save pennies while making memories in Britain.

SEA LIFE Manchester

Discover the gory story of medicine through time at the brand-new ‘Sick to Death’ attraction in Chester, £6.00, book here

Get ready for bad smells, gross gore, a bit of magic and a lot of science and discovery. You can experience a playground of plague with a smatter of splatter and a chance to poke into our medical past.

Immerse yourself in Mary Shelley’s complex and tragic past at the House of Frankenstein in Bath

£15.50, book here

Uncover the true story behind Mary Shelly and her best-known fictional character, Frankenstein. Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein delivers a visceral, illuminating and entertaining experience.

Learn about the Royal Liver Building’s history and its significance to the city of Liverpool

£15, book here

Tour some of the building’s hidden secrets and listen to how Liverpool has evolved into the city you see today. Enjoy one of the most iconic panoramic views across Liverpool from the 15th floor of the building.

See exclusive behind-the-scenes Harry Potter images at the London Film Museum

£20, book here

Celebrate over 10 years of magical filmmaking and admire a display of never-seen-before images of the world-famous film collection. Try a wizard’s drink at London’s only bottled Butterbeer bar during your visit.

Take in Brighton’s seafront views from the British Airways i360 Viewing Deck

£19.50, book here

Glide up to 138 metres in a spacious glass viewing pod to enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of Brighton, the South Downs and the stunning coastline. Discover how this sleek, modern feat of architecture was built at the on-site exhibition and refresh yourself with a drink at the South Coast’s highest bar.

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the ocean at Manchester’s SEA LIFE

£19.75, book here

Journey through the SEA LIFE Manchester aquarium and discover the magical underwater world and the wonders of the rainforest. Step inside the stunning ocean tunnel and submerge with the amazing underwater world.

Admire the fascinating underwater world at Plantasia in Swansea

Swansea’s hi-tech hot house has over 40 species of animals and one of the finest collections of plants in Wales; Plantasia is a full day out for curious minds. Step through a giant tree into their rainforest, explore a below ground zone full of creepy crawlies and the forest floor with a rainbow fish filled pond and a 12ft python.

Get up close to Edinburgh’s haunted past during a Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour

£20, book here

This spooky Edinburgh ghost tour is the ideal way to peek into the city’s ghostly past and dark history. Explore the city from below in the famous Blair Street Underground Vaults during this high-spirited tour.

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