Family holidays in the UK may not come with the same warm weather guarantee that its Mediterranean neighbours boast, but with historic cities, quaint villages, stunning scenery, a dramatic coastline and nostalgic seaside resorts, the UK provides brilliant family-friendly holidays for all ages right on your doorstep.
Where is the best place in the UK to go for a family holiday?
While we are currently still searching for some of the best family holiday homes to add to our UK collection in Scotland and Northern Ireland, we do have a gorgeous selection of properties in England and Wales. Choosing where will depend on what you want:
Cornwall- If you want the ultimate family friendly seaside holiday, head to Cornwall. The most Southerly and Westerly of England’s counties, it offers a spectacular coastline with perfect beaches for bucket and spade holidays, plus there are fishing villages, historic fishing cities, castles, sights and more.
The Cotswolds- For tiny villages, quaint market towns with cobbled streets, beautiful countryside walks and easy access to stunning historic Oxford, visit the Cotswolds.
Wales- Steeped in history and with dramatic scenery, Wales has plenty to offer families. Visit the stunning family friendly Brecon Beacons National Park for wonderful walks, take a trip to the beautiful Welsh coast, visit vibrant Welsh cities or take a trip to any of the numerous historical sights to see here.
Suffolk- Easily accessible from London, Suffolk has plenty of castles, stately homes, Anglo-Saxon villages plus family activities to enjoy. It's also in easy reach of charming Cambridge, plus has a beautiful coastline.
North Yorkshire- With jaw-dropping scenery, loads of outdoor activities and a vintage railway featured in the Harry Potter films, Yorkshire is definitely worth a visit. You can also enjoy fossil-hunting or visit any of the lovely towns, villages and historic cities that this area is abundant in.
The United Kingdom is criss-crossed with so many riches to create the perfect family holiday. And it’s right on your doorstep. Call us to discuss what you want in your perfect family holiday in the UK. We are here to help.
Get ready for loads of family fun at this country cottage, your central base for exploring the little coastal towns and glorious beaches of Cornwall.
Tearing yourself away from your spacious log cabin to enjoy the spa, health club, onsite restaurant, beaches and sports will be difficult...but worth it
Explore the Cornish countryside from your cottage retreat, where you can enjoy the indoor and outdoor swimming pools and climb in the fun play area, too.
Take in the Cornish countryside views as you soak in your outdoor hot tub after a long day of golf, flow rider, beaches, tennis, soft play and spa treatments. And relax!
Five star family fun, wrapped up with five star luxury living; you'll be left wondering where the week went.
Luxury living, family fun and peace for parents, right in the heart of glorious Cornish countryside and coastline. Everything you need for a perfect family break.
With your own private sauna, hot tub and spacious sun deck, alongside fabulous family resort activities, your toughest decision will be where to chill out next.
If you're looking for the ultimate toddler friendly holiday, you might struggle to tear your little ones away from this pre-schooler (and parental) paradise.
Be prepared to lose yourself in contemporary luxury, as you settle straight into this fabulously designed family home and experience the Cotswold area at its very best.
This single-storey cottage is the perfect base to explore Cornwall from – discover local seaside towns and stunning sandy beaches.
Check out this rural resort in the heart of Cornwall, where you can explore local towns and little beaches and discover fun castles.
Be close to Padstow & within walking distance of the beach in this fabulously spacious & child friendly holiday home.
You’ll have plenty to do at this Cornwall resort, from discovering local towns and cities to playing and relaxing on sandy beaches.
Relax and enjoy the views, not to mention some serious spa time, at this baby and toddler friendly oasis, just ten minutes from brilliant sand-castle building beaches.