Thu, 19 Dec 2013 11:45:00 GMT | By David Whitley
Last minute New Year ideas

Still without plans this New Year’s Eve? Read on for some last minute blow-outs

Last minute New Year plans with friends (© Getty Images)
  • Last minute New Year plans with friends (© Getty Images)
  • People walk down North Bridge carrying lit torches during the annual torchlight procession to mark the start of Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh (© DAVID MOIR/Newscom/RTR)
  • Camel Caravan in the Sahara Desert (© Niko Guido/Getty Images)
  • Looking across Plaza de las Cibeles and up Calle De Alcala (© Design Pics/Corbis)
  • The Boat, Cornwall (© Sykes Cottages)
  • Fireworks lit up the waterfront at midnight in Funchal, Portugal (© Associated Press)
  • The Prince George pub in east London (© PAUL HACKETT/Newscom/RTR)
  • Checking the departures board (© Associated Press)
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For the lazy, disorganised and plain uninterested, “What are you doing for New Year?” can be a terrifying question. Especially this late in proceedings. So what options are still available? Paying well over the odds to go to a dreadful local nightclub, packed with people you’ll probably hate? Watching the telly with your gran falling asleep on the sofa?

Mercifully, there are some better options, and we’ve applied a bit of creative thinking to come up with ways to make this last minute New Year memorable.