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What Type of Family Holiday?

There’s a big wide world of family holidays and breaks out there, and we’ve made it our job to guide you through it and to help you find the best one for you and your kids – and your wallet. 

From city breaks to cycling holidays, from farmstays to five-star resorts, we’ve got it covered. Fancy self catering? Check out our sections on apartments, apart-hotels, camping, holiday parks, cottages, gîtes, villas and home-swaps. Feeling energetic? See our guides to activity, adventure, skiing and walking holidays.

Or feeling rather less than energetic, perhaps? Then read our sections on beach holidays all over the world, in winter or summer, with excellent childcare for those in need of a break, on family-friendly cruise holidays and on all-inclusive holidays that take away all the hassle.

Choose from the categories below to read our expert advice and benefit from our inspiration, recommendations and offers for every kind of holiday or break with your children.

Active

Active

Active Family Holidays and Breaks

Active family holidays are a wonderful way to spend time together, allowing you to enjoy a favourite pastime or discover a new hobby together. More

Adventure

Adventure

Family Adventure Holidays

The range of family adventure holidays has broadened and you can now offer your kids all manner of potentially life-changing experiences.More

All inclusive

All inclusive

All-inclusive Resorts

All-inclusive packages and deals are tempting options for family holidays for a variety of reasons.More

Camping & Holiday Parks

Camping & Holiday Parks

Camping and Holiday Parks

Check out our top picks, tips and much more on family holiday parks and camping holidays.More

City

City

Family City Breaks

City breaks, or even longer holidays in cities, can be great for the whole family if planned carefully.More

Cruise

Cruise

Family Cruises

With cruise companies tripping over themselves to cater for the expanding family market, family cruise holidays are a tempting option. More

Farmstay

Farmstay

Farmstays

Farm-stays are a fantastic option for low-key, low-cost (in most cases) and green family holidays.More

Luxury

Luxury

Luxury Family Holidays & Breaks

Luxury family holidays may be a once-in-a-lifetime splurge, so it's all the more important to consider your options carefully. More

Resort

Resort

Family-friendly Holiday Resorts

Benefits of a resort are the size, it's wide range of facilities and plenty of activities - ideal for family holidays.More

Self Catering

Self Catering

Self-catering Holiday Accommodation

Booking a self-catering property generally works out far less expensive than staying in a hotel and offers greater flexibility and freedom.More

Short break

Short break

Short Breaks & Weekends Away

Our guide to choosing, booking and enjoying short breaks with kids.More

Skiing

Skiing

Family Ski Holidays

With careful planning, family ski holidays really can last a lifetime.More

Summer Sun

Summer Sun

Summer Sun

Beach-based holidays are a classic family option, offering sun, sea and lots of scope for sandcastles.More

Winter Sun

Winter Sun

Winter Sun Holidays & Breaks

Wash-out summers followed by long hard winters can turn anyone’s mind to more exotic climes and a treat in the form of some winter sun. More

Time of year

Time of year

What Time of Year?

Explore a selection of family holiday ideas categorised by time of year, hand-picked for you by Take the Family.More

Days out

Days out

Days Out

Our pick of the best family days out around the UK.More

Family Trips

Family Trips

Family trips

Our ideas and recommendations for family-friendly trips all around the globe.More

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