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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. Whatever your tastes or your budget, we've hand-picked holidays that offer unforgettable experiences, quality family time together, and often the chance to learn new skills, sports or hobbies.

From city breaks to farmstays, we’ve got it covered. Fancy self catering? Check out our sections on apartments, aparthotels, campsites, holiday parks, cottages, gîtes, villas and home-swaps. Feeling energetic? See our guides to activity, adventure and skiing holidays.

We also have sections on beach holidays all over the world, in winter or summer, many including 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 while offering something beyond the sun-lounger. Choose from the categories below to read our expert advice and benefit from our inspiration, recommendations and offers.

Active

Active

Active Family Holidays and Breaks

A wonderful way to spend time together, allowing you to enjoy a favourite pastime or discover a new hobby together.

Adventure

Adventure

Family Adventure Holidays

All manner of adventurous and potentially life-changing experiences, some at exclusive discounts.

All inclusive

All inclusive

All-Inclusive Family Holidays

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

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.

City

City

Family City Breaks

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

Cruise

Cruise

Family Cruises

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

Farmstay

Farmstay

Farmstay Holidays and Breaks for Families

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

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.

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.

Self Catering

Self Catering

Self-catering Family Holidays and Breaks

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

Short break

Short break

Short Family Breaks & Family Weekend Getaways

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

Single-parent travel

Single-parent travel

Solo-Parent Holidays and Breaks

Specialised single-parent holidays are ideal for mums or dads get to socialise with like-minded people while kids get ready-made playmates.

Skiing

Skiing

Family Ski Holidays

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

Summer Sun

Summer Sun

Summer Sun Family Holidays

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

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.

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.

Days out

Days out

Family Days Out

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

Offer of the Week

Children in the vegetable garden at Westin Costa Navarino.
Save £500 per family at this super stylish family-friendly hotel on mainland Greece. Travel between 16 Feb – 24 Nov. Book by 28 Feb.

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