Family travel to England will be rewarding no matter the season. Most certainly it will include London and beyond the city, the possibilities for fun are endless. Things to do with kids: See the country with a BritRail Pass. Follow the Harry Potter trail. Rent a a short-stay flat or a seaside cottage. Travel to Stonehenge. Taste yummy fish & chips. Places to see with kids: Visit York, Hampton Court, Kew Gardens, or wander around Windsor. Best vacation deal: Check out the British Heritage Pass. Back to Britain.
Great news for Harry Potter fans. The magic does not have to fade according to Warner Brothers Studios. The much anticipated London studio will be open to muggles in April.
Perhaps the most exciting outdoor event of the season, Winter Wonderland presents an enchanting and festive atmosphere meant for families to share.
From pretend journeys to the North Pole in winter and riding the Hogwarts Express to mystery nights, spooky tales and mince pies, taking a train with the kids is more fun than ever.
Most families need space to function pleasantly and thus renting a self catering flat, apartment or condo provides an ideal family vacation base with the comforts of home and your vacation at the doorstep.
With the release of J.K. Rowling last book, and Harry Potter films mainlining popularity, we have a series of vacation suggestions that will aid in formulating the plan for a trip to England or Scotland in the spirit of Harry Potter.
Essentially like a home swap, exchanging motorhomes is easy and definitely affordable making it an ideal way to create an inexpensive family vacation adventure.
From art and antiques to retro fashion, from fresh produce to cheap eats and everything in between, London’s markets are the place to go for the ultimate cultural shopping experience for families.
There are few more familiar and enduring legends in British history than the story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. A tale told for nearly a Millennium, first in ancient manuscripts, later on the musical stage and now in movie theaters.
It is not often that London and the phrase earth friendly travel options appear in the same sentence but as I am planning my next trip to London I have discovered several examples – not only earth friendly but family friendly.
City breaks and weekend getaways in the UK, ideal for all the family. [Read More]
City breaks and weekend getaways in the UK, ideal for all the family. Self catering city breaks in fully equipped apartments, stay in London, Manchester, Edinburgh for a cheap weekend away. [Read Less]
One of the 10 best hotels in the British Isles - family friendly, casual, yet efficient.
Although our hotel has all modern comforts, right down to an indoor pool, the building originates from 1540 even though it is more Georgian appearance due to an 1810 modernization. The vacation atmosphere reeks of informality yet runs as efficiently as a well oiled chronometer. Known as the "Teddy Bear Hotel" - all room keys are attached to Teddy Bear fobs. We do not differentiate between children and adults because well-behaved children are as welcome as well-behaved grown-ups and fully catered for as are parents, grandparents, and teenagers. We have 2/3 family suites as well as large rooms that accommodate extra beds and we have cots, highchairs, boosters available to ease stress. Only two hours from London, Liverpool, or Manchester. The Evesham Hotel, Coopers Lane, Off Waterside, Evesham Worcestershire, WR11 1DA. England 44 (0)1386 765566. [Read Less]
Go pony trekking and sleep in a castle. [Read More]
Set within 368 square miles of the Dartmoor National Park in South
West England, is an Edwardian mansion, built in 1906, which has been
transformed into a prestigious holiday retreat. With 63 bedrooms and
suites in the original castle, along with 14 outstanding three-bedroom
luxury granite-built lodges, Bovey Castle has a room style to suit all
levels everyone. The atmosphere includes a touch of Agatha Christie,
the Orient Express and Hercule Poirot all rolled into one. We can
offer extra beds and cots and interconnecting rooms. The younger
visitors will enjoy a host of exciting indoor and outdoor activities
such as outdoors treasure hunts, a woodland adventure camp, a
trampoline, a water slide, horse riding, Vollyball, Swingball, egg
collecting, The Miniature Pony Centre and pony trekking. The indoor
Children's Barn includes Table football, PLaystation 2, Scalextric,
Lego, Video/Movies/Cinema and painting. North Bovey Dartmoor National
Park, Devon TQ13 8RE England Telephone: +44 (0)1647 445016 or online. [Read Less]
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England filled with thatched roof cottages, never ending pathways and narrow country lanes and docile looking sheep make a farm stay the perfect family holiday.
Thatched roof cottages, never ending pathways and narrow country lanes and docile looking sheep make a farm stay the perfect family holiday.Phone: 01-229-467021 [Read Less]
Located half an hour of Ashdown Forest – Winnie the Pooh’s home and site of the famous Pooh bridge. [Read More]
A unique opportunity to experience the utter peace and tranquillity of this delightful 18thC mixed farm. A wonderful place for wildlife and nature lovers. Delicious home-baked bread, vegetables, preserves, own organic free range eggs with local produce for your breakfast and comfort in beamed rooms with view over lily lake stocked with coarse fish. Large TV lounge and guests garden with dining area. Walkable distance to local pub and the Cuckoo Trail (old railway line between Heathfield & Eastbourne), which is perfect for walking, cycling & off-road riding (stabling/grazing provided), all year round. Only 20 minutes away are National Trust properties, Glyndebourne, Eastbourne's Coast and Royal Tunbridge Wells Spa Town. Bus service to Horam. Train stations; Polegate & Stonegate. Planet location: Foords Lane, Vines Cross, Horam, Nr Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 9HA England [Read Less]