The long weekend is almost upon us! Hurrah! We have compiled a list of the must-haves guaranteed to get you in the mood for a great weekend.

Fun for All Ages

The weekend is the best time for kids to be out and about in the garden. For a great game that the whole family can enjoy, why not check out ‘Swingball’? The concept is simple yet it brings so much fun! Just keep your fingers crossed for the sunshine.

Swingball Set, £19.99 from Toys R Us


The bank holiday is also the perfect time to unwind with the family. If the weather isn’t great, why not spend a day or evening at home watching a good film together? Snuggle up on the sofa with your favourite sweet treats and…relax.

The Good Dinosaur, £12.99 from HMV


Must-Have Gadgets

What will you be cooking up this bank holiday? Everyone loves a great summer BBQ! Whether it’s sausages, grilled fish, burgers or halloumi that you’re whipping up, make sure you’re prepared. This BBQ won’t leave you feeling disappointed: it has a porcelain cooking grill, side burner for smaller dishes and warming rack to keep your buns warm – your guests will be impressed.

Premium 4 Burner Gas BBQ, (Was £199.99, Now £149.99) from Argos


Perhaps you’re planning a day trip? Even if you’re simply spending time with the family at home, make sure you capture the memories of your fun-filled weekend. Snap your favourite moments in a flash with a handy compact camera, like this 16.1-megapixel beauty from Nikon.

NIKON COOLPIX Compact Camera, £69.00 at Currys


Experiences You’ll Love

A long weekend is the perfect time to unwind and treat yourself, whether it be with friends, a partner or your family. Spend your day in perfect bliss by indulging in a back massage, chatting over afternoon tea and relaxing in a bubbling Jacuzzi. You’ll leave feeling totally refreshed and ready to face the working week.

Tylney Hall Hotel Indulgence Day, £175pp (valid until May 31st) at Spafinder


For a great family adventure, the enthralling caves at Wookey Hole are an experience not to be missed. There’s so much to discover… visitors can explore the caverns by boat and learn the history of the caves. For the little ones, there’s even a fairy garden, valley of the dinosaurs, and a magical mirror maze! What’s not to love?

Wookey Hole Caves, Ticket prices vary online (Senior £13.60, Adult £15.73, Child £11.90, Infants Under 3 FREE) at Wookey Hole 


How are you planning on having fun this bank holiday? Will you be embarking on a day trip, having a mini holiday or relaxing at home? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #MyBankHoliday.