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Tell Direct Line what makes the perfect family day out – £150 John Lewis voucher to be won. Plus 20 MNers will win a year’s free membership to the Let’s Go website! NOW CLOSED

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MichelleMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 07-Apr-14 17:08:21

With summer just around the corner, Direct Line would love to hear from Mumsnetters about the perfect fun filled family day out.

Here's what Direct Line have to say, "To celebrate our launch of 'Let's Go', a new rewards programme offering an exclusive range of free and 2-for-1 deals across the UK, we're on the hunt to find out what elements make a great family day out."

Do you have a fail-safe formula for the perfect outing? Or is this just a distant dream because there are chores you need to finish before you can enjoy fun and frolics with the family?

So whether it's oodles of good value activities for you and the kids, someone to look after them while you relax or simply time away, get in touch and let us know what you think.

Everyone who adds a comment will be entered into a prize draw where one winner will receive a £150 John Lewis voucher.

20 Mumsnetters will also win a year's free membership to the Let's Go website, giving you access to hundreds of free and 2-for-1 family days out across the UK (both local and major national attractions) - all year round!

Thanks and good luck,

glmcall123 Sat 03-May-14 20:55:51

The perfect family day out for me would be one that has short or no queues. Reasonably priced, kid friendly food and picnic benches. Lots of varied activities so there is something for all ages and a gift shop with pocket money prices. The best place we've been to so far that ticks all the boxes for me is Knowsley Safari Park.

kelandab Sun 04-May-14 09:11:00

Our favourite family day out is always when the extended family comes along & we all sit with a yummy picnic, the adult generally chat & gossip, the kids love to build a den in the woods & often we will finish up with a very competitive game of rounders or football & the best part is it's pretty much free!

moneyone Sun 04-May-14 20:49:29

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Moogdroog Mon 05-May-14 07:35:47

The perfect day out for me and my family involves fresh air, a good bit of exercise to tire out the kids, a picnic and an ice cream later grin

I especially enjoy spending time showing the kids the places I used to go to as a child, as we've recently moved back to my neck of the woods. I get to feel like a kid again.

MichelleMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 14-May-14 12:25:38

Thanks everyone for posting your thoughts. This thread has now closed and the winners have been chosen. Congrats to tiredandsadmuum who won the £150 John Lewis voucher!
And congratulations to the following 20 Mumsnetters who won a subscription to the reward scheme Let's Go!

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