United Kingdom Family Travel

The UK should be firmly in anyone’s travel plans for the pure fact alone that it has such a mind-boggling history. You can see buildings from 3700 BC and castles and stately homes such as Highclere Castle made famous by Downtown Abbey. Visit London with the kids for iconic landmarks such as Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.

But if history is not your thing, you can also get outdoors and visit beautiful national parks such as the Peak District or the Lake District. You can see peninsulas and bays, islands and lakes (or lochs in Scotland where you might catch a glimpse of the Loch Ness Monster). We have Jurassic coastlines in Dorset and heritage coastlines in Suffolk. We have mountains (with ski resorts!) and peaks, hills and dales and lavender fields.

And after all this, why not sit back and relax in a quaint British pub with a craft beer from a local distillery while enjoying your meal of locally sourced produce? Even the pubs are old with the oldest having served beer since 570! If you need more UK inspiration, make sure to check out our new UK Family Travel site.

Leeds Castle in the autumn

Visiting Leeds Castle: The Loveliest Castle In The World

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Leeds Castle is one of the most impressive castles in England and is one of the most visited historic buildings in the country. Our guide to visiting Leeds Castle in Kent gives you all the information you need to know to plan your visit.
Mermaid Street Rye

The 11 Best Things To Do In Rye, East Sussex

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Rye is one of the most beautiful small towns in England but despite being small, there are lots of lovely things to do in Rye. Whether you have an hour, a day or a weekend in Rye, here are our top recommendations.
Frog 55 and Frog 62

Review: Why Frog Bikes Are The Best Bikes For Kids

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We have been fans of Frog Bikes for a long time now and believe their superior technology make them the best bikes for kids and helped our youngest son to ride a bike at 3 years old. Our Frog Bike review explains why.
Rosemood Photo Calendars

Rosemood Photo Calendars: The Perfect Gift For Loved Ones

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Looking for the perfect gift for loved ones to help capture moments that they might have missed during 2020? Look no further than a personalised photo calendar by Rosemood Atelier. Their quality is second to none and they will be loved by the recipient.
Bluebells in Pryor's Wood

The 10 Most Beautiful Bluebell Woods in Hertfordshire

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We have picked 10 of the best Hertfordshire bluebell woods for you to visit with a little information on where to find them, what facilities they have there and anything else of interest in the area.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

11 Awesome Harry Potter London Experiences You Will Love

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If you're a Harry Potter fan and you're planning on visiting London, there are lots of fun Harry Potter experiences just waiting for you. And the great part? Some of them are free! From the Warner Bros Studios to the filming locations around London and Harry Potter foodie experiences, there's something for everyone.
Scotney Castle

The 10 Most Impressive Castles In Kent You Need To Visit

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With Kent being in such close proximity to France, it is only natural that many castles have been built there over the centuries. Nowadays there are 30 castles in Kent, many of which are in a fantastic state of repair and are open to visitors.
Leeds Castle at sunset

The 16 Most Impressive Castles in England

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There is so much to love about the castles in England; from their formidable structures that dominate so many towns and cities across the country to their incredible history. In fact, English castles are among the most visited tourist attractions in the country but with over 4000 to choose from, which ones are the best?
ice skating with kids

Our Top 10 Fun Things To Do At Christmas With Kids

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The Christmas holidays are fast approaching and it's time to start thinking about organising some things to do at Christmas that the whole family can enjoy. From Ice Skating to Christmas Pantos and seeing the Christmas light displays..these ideas are bound to fuel your Christmas spirit.
Bluebell woods

The 10 Most Beautiful Bluebell Woods in the UK

The bluebell woods that are found all over the UK are the absolute highlight of Britain in the spring. We're not saying that you should visit the UK in the spring just for the bluebells... but you really should!
The Jacobite (aka the Harry Potter Train)

The 20 Best Harry Potter Experiences in the UK

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With Harry Potter being the best selling book series in HISTORY with over 500 million copies sold worldwide, it is only natural for there to be a whole host of amazing Harry Potter experiences to keep the super fans happy.
Heartwood Forest

Exploring Heartwood Forest in Hertfordshire

Heartwood Forest is a lovely 858 acre site in Hertfordshire, most of which was previously agricultural land that has been redeveloped by The Woodland Trust. It's a fabulous place to see bluebells in the spring and wildflowers in the summer.
Woodland playground at Ashridge Estate

Exploring The Beautiful Ashridge Estate in Hertfordshire

Ashridge Estate is a National Trust run estate with over 5000 acres and 80 miles of footpaths and bridelways to explore. Expect scenic rolling hills and ancient woodlands in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire.
Longhorn Cattle grazing at Panshanger Park

Exploring The Historic Panshanger Park in Hertfordshire

Panshanger Park is a lovely 1000 acre site comprised of grassland, woodland and wetland areas with clearly marked bridleways, cycleways and footpaths and is a great place for a family walk in Hertfordshire.
The Roman Soldier

Exploring The Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail

The Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail is a short but fun walk through ancient woodlands in Hertfordshire. There are nine sculptures to spot, each representing the history of the local area and the nature of the woods.