This page showcases England family vacation ideas including things to do with kids, family-friendly hotels and short-stay apartments with vacation offers. See the country with a BritRail Pass. Follow the Harry Potter trail. Travel to Stonehenge or Tintagel. Share yummy fish & chips with slat and vinegar. Best places to visit York, Hampton Court, Kew Gardens, and Windsor. Best vacation deal - the British Heritage Pass. Create your own London urban adventure. More ideas consider Ireland, Scotland or France. Back to Britain family vacations.
During the winter holiday season Kew Gardens, one of the most famous botanical gardens in the world, creates jolly, slightly whimsical atmosphere with a glittering mile long trail, creating a magical after dark experience.
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 in England, Scotland or Wales is more fun than ever. All aboard!
If London is on your holiday list, add Winter Wonderland to the plan and enjoy the extra holiday magic complete with ice skating, a Christmas market, family friendly rides, a magical ice kingdom, and Zippos Cirque Extreme.
Share an earth-friendly Christmas adventure at Eden where it is easy to have fun, make discoveries, and learn about ideas and innovations which help everyone tread lighter on the planet.
Great news for Harry Potter fans. The magic does not have to fade even at Christmas because Warner Brothers Studio has decorated the Great Hall, and added more activities to its popular film studio experience.
London can be intimidating with kids in tow. The newly expanded London Pass eases the planning process by offering admission to more than 60 attractions across the city and surrounding area.
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.
If your vacation plans include time in London, take advantage of this worthy family travel deal from Heathrow Express.
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.
Looking at the map placed deliberately on the dinning room table it seemed simple enough to plan a trip for three generations. We decided to go to Cornwall and to rent a quaint "country" cottage.
Essentially like a home swap, exchanging motorhomes is easy and definitely affordable making it an ideal way to create an inexpensive family vacation adventure.
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.
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]
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]
Sleeping with history.
Stay onsite after closing and share the magic. [Read More]
Our cottage built 100 years ago as a Sergeants' mess sleeps four. Staying here affords a chance to enjoy the grounds and do your own time traveling. All of our cottages are fully furnished and equipped with TVs, DVD players, CD/ DAB Radio music system, telephone for emergency and incoming calls, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, oven and hob, washerdryer, dishwasher. Linen and towels are provided visit online.
Sleep with history under your pillow.
Stay just yards from where Battle of Hastings took place. [Read More]
South Lodge is the former gatehouse which sleeps four and comes with its own fully enclosed garden. Soak up the atmosphere as the evening sun lights up the Great Gatehouse. All of our cottages are fully furnished and equipped with TVs, DVD players, CD/ DAB Radio music system, telephone for emergency and incoming calls, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, oven and hob, washer dryer, dishwasher. Linen and towels are provided. Battle Abbey, East Sussex TN33 0AD
Stay with the castle grounds. Be enveloped by hundreds of years of history. [Read More]
Standing in the grounds of this historic castle on top of the famous white cliffs, this comfortable, four-story house sleeps six within its own grounds just inside the Western Outer Curtain Wall. All of our cottages are fully furnished and equipped with TVs, DVD players, CD/ DAB Radio music system, telephone for emergency and incoming calls, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, oven and hob, washer dryer, dishwasher. Linen and towels are provided. Dover Castle, Kent CT16 1HU
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Stay in comfort with history. A nice family base on the Cornish coast. [Read More]
This cottage offers great views of St. Mawes Castle and the Fal Estuary and makes a nice base for a break on the Cornish coast. It sleeps four and is ideal for families with young children, not least because the garden is fenced, hedged and wonderfully sheltered. St. Mawes is less than a mile away. All of our cottages are fully furnished and equipped with TVs, DVD players, CD/ DAB Radio music system, telephone for emergency and incoming calls, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, oven and hob, washer dryer, dishwasher.
St. Mawes Castle, Cornwall TR2 5DE [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]