With so many free activities for families spread throughout the United Kingdom, it’s easier than ever to have a great family weekend without even having to spend a penny. These activities are low on the budget but high on fun.

12. The National Football Museum, Manchester

Get a kick start to a good weekend with free admission to the National Football Museum. Known as the world’s largest and best football museum, the sports fans in your family will have a ball at this museum. Home to a Designated Collection, the National Football Museum houses the finest collection of football artefacts and archives in the world. See the smiles on your kid’s faces as they walk through the FIFA collection, seeing their favourite football teams come to life.

Where: Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG