All posts by clairelees

mum of 2, world traveller, overlander, and sightseer.

Win £1500 off your next Family Adventure with Explore!


Win £1500 off your next family adventure with Explore! by simply selecting your three favourites from a bucket list of ideas including  ‘Visiting orang-utans in a wildlife sanctuary’, ‘Swinging through the trees on an aerial rope course’ and ‘Seeing the awe-inspiring site of Petra’. The competition closes midnight on February 14 2015 and the winner drawn on February 16.

Explore! offers a range of family holidays from activity to cultural to wildlife spotting as well as special holidays for families with toddlers or teenagers. Enter this family holidays competition now…

Your Life. Your List. Win £1500 off your next Family Adventure.

Savings of up to 40% on summer beach getaways with Mark Warner

Book now for early summer sunshine with holidays from just £495 per person.  Mark Warner has been providing family friendly holidays for over 35 years and offer holidays with a great mix of relaxation, Kids Clubs and activity for the whole family.  Choose between Corsica, Greece, Sardinia and Turkey. Childcare is included in the price of all holidays for children aged 2 to 17 years.

You can save up to £375 per person at Lakitira Beach Resort, Kos anytime in summer 2015 with prices starting from £420 per person in May (departing 2 May 2015).

Plus if you pay in full by 10 February 2015 for your summer holiday you will get an extra £50 off per person.

Voted Best Medium Family Holiday Company in the British Travel Awards 2014.

Mark Warner offers Special Offer Sun.

Snowdonia log cabin breaks; from £204 this February half term | Trawsfynydd Holiday Village

Trawsfynydd Holiday Village has some great offers on this February half term. Spend the day exploring Snowdonia’s mountains, beaches and tourist attractions and then curl up at night in one of their cosy cabins. Coed y Brenin biking centre is only 2 miles away.

You can also get 15% off with Snowdonia Adventure Activities, 10% off at Zip World Titan, 10% off at Tree Top Adventures & 10% off White Water Rafting when booked through the Holiday Village.

Prices for 2 bedroom Cabins start from:

  • £204 for a 2 night Weekend Break
  • £204 for a Midweek Break (4 for 2)
  • £335 for a weeks holiday

Trawsfynydd Holiday Village now offers pet friendly cabins in 2015 with pets charged at £5 per pet per night (2 pets per cabin).

February Half Term Holidays & Breaks in our Snowdonia Accommodation, North Wales.

Family Lapland adventure holiday from £779 land only | Families Worldwide

I love this active 5 day family Lapland adventure holiday from Families Worldwide – just the name makes me want to book. Ice-Pop is a truly unique, snow adventure beyond the Arctic Circle where the family can try snow-shoeing, go sledging and play in the snow, go on an optional husky ride and learn about the indigenous Sami people and their reindeer.

Accommodation is in a comfortable Scandinavian-style hotel with sauna and views across the frozen river (4 nights). You can extend the trip with an overnight stay at the Snow Hotel in Norway  (additional cost).

Departures in 2015 include February half-term, Easter and Xmas.

Lapland Adventure Holidays – Ice-Pop.

Xmas Sweden family adventure with KE Adventure; dog sledding, snowshoeing






Treat your family to a once in a lifetime Xmas experience North of the Arctic Circle.  Spend this magical time husky dog sledding, night time snowshoeing, seeing the Northern lights and meeting the Sami people and thier reindeer. You will also visit a spectacular Ice Hotel. Your base will be a wilderness centre of Camp Ripan in comfortable family bedroom cabins.

Great value with all meals and activities included on every day. Suitable for children aged 6 and over.  Xmas departures include Sunday 21 December to  Friday 26 December 2014 (adults £2,035 and children £1,290) and Sunday 28 December 2014 to Friday 2 January 2015 (adults £1,995 and children £1,325) .

via Winter Wonderland – Sweden Family Adventure | Sweden | KE Adventure.

Ski Famille is offering child reductions, free child passes & single parent savings


With family ski specialist Ski Famille you will stay at carefully chosen family ski chalets in the Alps with high quality childcare on offer. Ski Famille has some great family ski deals including child reductions of up to 75%, free child passes and Single Parent Savings. With the exception of the Single Parent Savings which are available across the whole winter on some of their rooms, the child reductions and free child passes are on selected dates in certain resorts.

In 2012 Ski Famille were ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2012 Junior Mafazine design awards in the ‘Best Family Tour Operator category.

Family Ski Offers – Family skiing deals & Ski Chalet offers | Ski Famille.

Save 15% on 2015 Bluestone breaks – offer ends tomorrow


Book early and receive 15% off any break for 2015 at Bluestone National Park Resort in Pembrokeshire including school holidays. But you have to be quick as the Bluestone break offer ends tomorrow.

Bluestone is perfect for a family break with 500 acres of free countryside to explore on foot or on bike. A 15% deposit is all that is required to secure your booking and be assured that you have received Bluestone’s lowest price guarantee. Complimentary access to the Blue Lagoon Water Park and Indoor Adventure Centre is included.

via UK Holidays – UK Short Breaks 2014 – Bluestone Wales..

2 for 1 sale on Africa family adventure safaris with On The Go Tours


On The Go Tours offer a wide range of African Safaris including Family Adventures and when you book one spot on an Overland Camping Safari between now and 31 October 2014 you will get the second spot free.

On the Go Tours offer family friendly departures on selected dates on their ‘Falls to Johannesburg’, ‘Wildlife, Beach & Falls’ and ‘Southern Circuit’ tours . These Southern Africa camping safaris are suitable for parents travelling with children and teens aged 6 to 17 and cost from £350 land only.

Valid for travel up until 31 December 2015 and full payment required at time of booking.

via Africa Safaris | Safaris to Africa | On The Go Tours.

Win a bundle of Lonely Planet Kids books; Design a Dino competition

To celebrate the launch of Lonely Planet’s new site, – where you can discover travel books, apps, games and learning resources for young travellers – they’ve come up with a creative competition for kids where the winner will get their hands on a bundle of Lonely Planet Kids books. To enter simply draw a new species of dinosaur, give it a name and share what makes it special with the Lonely Planet team. The most inspiring and creative entry will win. Entries must be received by 31 October 2014.

via Lonely Planet Kids: design a dinosaur competition – Lonely Planet blog 

Toddler holiday and term time breaks at Bluestone Wales; mid week breaks from £239


Sandy Bay 2

Take advantage of some great value term time family short breaks at Bluestone Wales. Perfect for young families there is 500 acres of car-free countryside to explore. Let your little one become a Mini Ranger (0-3 years) or Junior Ranger (4-7 years).  Babies and toddlers can have fun in the safe sandy bay of the  Blue Lagoon Water Park and enjoy the Circus Zone in the Adventure Centre. Junior Rangers can experience a range of hands-on nature activities and get to grips with indoor climbing.

A 2 bedroom cottage sleeping a family of four is available the 13 October for just £239 for  a 4 night mid week break. A range of accommodation options are available including cottages, lodges and a larger properties.

Toddler and Baby Friendly Short Breaks – Bluestone Wales..