UK Family Holiday Destinations

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UK Family Holiday Destinations

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Planning a family holiday? Do not ignore the wonderful vacations right on your front door– here are the UK destinations that Mumsnetters really rate.

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Northumberland has been a Mumsnetter fave for the past few years and we cannot see that transforming whenever quickly– the region has something for everyone.

The area gets rave reviews for its stunning tidy beaches, while you can also take a boat from Seahouses to the Farne Islands, or drive over the causeway to Holy Island. Bamburgh’s enforcing castle, significantly placed beside the sea, is excellent for envisioning ‘the olden days’ of knights as well as queens with kids. And also always remember Alnwick Castle, where several scenes in the Harry Potter movies were filmed– bliss!

Island of Wight

The Isle of Wight has the significant incentive of being gotten to via ferry, and also consequently really nearly counting as a trip ‘abroad’. Beach fans get large stretches of sandy coast, plus rough beaches perfect for paddling, as well as the whole island has a lovely old-fashioned feeling.

There are walking/cycling possibilities galore and also a surprisingly great section of great restaurants and pubs, plus an array of destinations including Blackgang Chine, the Roman Vacation home, Osborne Residence and Carisbrook Castle (top pointer: consider English Heritage membership if you’re intending to go to greater than one).

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North Norfolk

North Norfolk is a firm family favourite, with gasp-worthy beaches and standard seaside resorts providing a variety of quayside fish and shellfish (ie fish and chips) chances. Popular places along the coastline consist of Cromer, Wells-next-the-Sea as well as Hunstanton. Overall coastlines are extremely accessible– simply make sure to come to the parking area prior to 10.30 remain in peak summer season.

For various other, much less sandy points to do, Bewilderwood is a fab theme park with treehouses and also marsh walks, while Dinosaur Globe offers a life-size dinosaur route which children will certainly like. There are lots of English Heritage and also National Count on residential or commercial properties to explore also.

Scottish Highlands, Aviemore

” There’s absolutely nothing to do,” said no one on holiday in Aviemore, ever. With wildlife parks, a hill railway, outside theme park (assume zip cords, quad cycling, climbing up wall surface, archery, clay pigeon capturing, gorge strolling, kayaking as well as even more) plus fishing, grass sledging, an interior ‘enjoyable home’, and also miles and also miles of attractive tracks … Aviemore is perfect for an energetic family break. Truthfully we’re tired simply reviewing it.


Pembrokeshire is home to the UK’s only coastal national forest, so it’s a terrific area for an energetic family break– particularly if you’re taking teens with bags of energy.

Mumsnetters rate Tenby as a leading area to stay, with its wonderful beach, National Trust fund homes, boat trips as well as a dinosaur park– plus a lot of damp climate choices – taruhan bola.


If you’re holidaying with children, after that Dorset is a wonderful area: old fashioned seaside hotels in Weymouth and also Swanage, the gorgeous Isle of Purbeck, a wide open beach at Studland, fossil hunting on Chesil Coastline, plus fish tanks, Ape World and plenty of National Trust fund and English Heritage properties.

You could experience again the Enid Blyton books of your youth in Corfe (Blyton routinely visited the location, and the castle is stated to be the ideas for Kirrin Castle) as well as quit at the pop store in the area for lashings of ginger beer all round.


A UK holiday round-up which doesn’t mention Cornwall? Difficult. A seasonal favourite on the Mumsnet Talk boards, Cornwall has spectacular coastline, family-friendly beaches and also attractions like Land’s End, The Minack al fresco theater, St Michael’s Mount, as well as the Eden Job– which, since March 2017, has a new cover sidewalk.

Hayle is a popular destination, with its miles of sandy beaches, where there’s browsing lessons for older kids, while younger kids could discover in shallower water and also do some rock pooling. And also allow’s not fail to remember the cream teas, pasties, and gelato– Cornwall is a food lover’s heaven.

Lake District

Don your strolling boots and also dust off the three-wheeler buggy at the UK’s biggest national forest– the Lake Area. Grab a map from among the many visitor centres populated about and also avoid exploring.

Asian Handicap – Popular destinations consist of the Grizedale sculpture path, a steamer cruise along Ullswater, as well as a browse through to Beatrix Potter’s home in Ambleside. If you’re up for something a bit more strenuous, there’s mountain cycling, climbing, strolling, kayaking as well as canoeing readily offered. Or if you’re after a spot of downtime, take a cruise on the Derentwater– and do not forget the Kendal Mint Cake!

Pat Soto
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