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.

Map reading on the Wendover Woods Gruffalo Trail

A Family Guide to the Wendover Woods Gruffalo Trail

The Wendover Woods Gruffalo Trail is a fabulous and free day out for the family. Here's everything you need to know to make the most of your visit.
Festive decorations at Claridge's

16 Top Ideas for Family Christmas Breaks in the UK 2020

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From theme park Santa Sleepovers to holiday park winter wonderlands and all the trimmings and trappings at a luxury family hotel, we have 16 top suggestions for family Christmas breaks in the UK.
The Polar Express Train Ride

A Handy Guide To The 6 Polar Express Train Rides In The UK

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Looking for a truly magical Christmas experience this year? Read all about the famous Polar Express Train Rides, including where to find them and what to expect from them.
The Gruffalo sculpture at The Wendover Woods Gruffalo Trail

The Complete Guide to Finding Gruffalo Trails in the UK

The Gruffalo is a story loved by young and old and what better way is there to get the kids out and about in nature than to go in search of their favourite book character? Go in search of the Gruffalo and his friends on one of these Gruffalo Trails in the UK.
Ben A'an in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

20 Simply Stunning Family Walks in the UK

Getting out into nature for a walk is a very underrated form of exercise but it is such a lovely thing to do with kids. Finding the perfect family walk is not always straightforward and needs a little planning so we've come up with a great list of family walks in the UK to help you find the perfect family walk near you.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway Santa Train

35 Seriously Festive Santa Train Rides to Take in 2020

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Looking for something a little different to the usual Santa's Grotto? Why not try a Santa Train Ride, especially if you have a railway fan in the family!? We've detailed 35 fantastic Santa train rides throughout the UK.
Money saving tips and tricks for Center Parcs UK

10 Top Center Parcs UK Money Saving Tips and Tricks

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Looking for Center Parcs UK money saving tips? We don't blame you! Center Parcs is expensive, particularly in the school holidays and 'deals' are not that easy to come by so we need to get creative with these 10 top money saving ideas.
Mini Trek at Center Parcs
Legoland Windsor entrance

The Complete Guide to Legoland Windsor With Small Kids

Legoland Windsor is somewhere you should visit at least once in your life, even with small kids. Our comprehensive guide to visiting Legoland Windsory with small kids covers everything you need to know to make the most of your day.
Santas grotto

100+ Santa’s Grottos and Santa Experiences in the UK 2020

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Christmas is coming and if you're wondering where to take the kids to see Santa this year, we have over 100 ideas all across the UK. From Garden Centres to Steam Trains. From Winter Wonderlands to Castles and Christmas light shows, there's a Christmas experience for everyone.
Luskentyre on the Isle of Harris in Scotland
Spotting T Rex at dinosaur parks in the UK

The 10 Best Dinosaur Parks in the UK

There are so many dinosaur parks in the UK but These 10 dinosaur parks are firm favourites with families. If you have a dinosaur fan in your family, you need to get along to one of these parks for some roarsome adventures!
Lancaster Bomber RAF Museum London

Why the RAF Museum London is Great For A Family Day Out

A visit to the RAF Museum London offers a really fun and educational family day out. This post covers everything you need to know about visiting the RAF Museum London with kids and grandparents.