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Kids go free on family walking holiday in Lake District; from £339


Kids under 11 go free on this guided family walking adventure at Conistonwater with HF Holidays. Explore the beautiful Lake District walking through the woods to beautiful Tarn Hows and Yew Tree Farm, once owned by Beatrix Potter; climb to the top of famous peaks – the Fairfield Horseshoe, Crinkle Crags and the Old Man of Coniston are amongst the options available and visit Grasmere and sample some of its famous gingerbread.

This family walking holiday is perfect for families with shorter distances. The shorter walks allow time for activites or enjoying games in the wooded grounds of Monk Coniston where you will be staying.

Holidays start from £339 for 3 nights. 4 to 7 night breaks also available. 50% discounts for children aged 11-17 and 10% off for grandparents too! Departures first week of August and October half term.

Family Walking Adventure at Conistonwater – HF Holidays.

Up to 40% off PGL Easter activity camps when booked by 27 Feb


If you think your children would enjoy an Easter break participating in a range of adventure activities and making friends then a PGL residential break may be just the thing. And now is the time to book with up to 40% off when booked by midnight on Friday 27 February 2015.

All breaks include simple accommodation, all meals, activities, instruction, caring supervision and evening fun. Each centre offers a slightly different range of activities, but most will include archery, canoeing, climbing, ropes courses, mountain biking and a zip wire, with virtually all activities taking place within the landscaped grounds of each centre.  Other facilities may include all-weather sports pitches or activity ‘barns’.

Offers for PGL Easter camps include a week starting 4 April in Sussex for £328 (was £469); in Shropshire a week is only £287 (reduced from £479) for holidays starting 28 March. In Scotland a week is now £325 (was £465) for holidays starting 4 April.

When booking quote FEB7. PGL’s special activity holiday insurance must be taken for each child, at a cost of £37 (for UK residents). Suitable for children aged seven to sixteen inclusive with separate age groups for 7-10s, 10-13s and 13-16s.

PGL Adventure Holidays – Easter Offers.

Book a stay in March and get one night free; boutique holiday cottage in Deal, Kent


Admirals Rest is a child friendly cottage nestled in the pretty  conservation area of Deal. This East Kent coastal town with its Georgian seafront and 1950s pier is a perfect destination for families. Children can explore its two castles and pebble beach whilst mums & dads can enjoy the eclectic mix of independent shops, restaurants and coffee shops on the award winning High Street. The cottage is available for short breaks and weekly rentals.

The cottage sleeps a family of four in two bedrooms and there are heaps of baby/child friendly features including a travel cot, bed guard, high chair, upcycled cable drum as a colouring table, socket protectors, 3D DVDs, books, games, toys, microscooters, plastic cutlery & plates, fishing nets…

In March when you book a stay of 2 nights or more you get an additional night for free (excluding Fri/Sat nights as the additional night).  A 2 night stay with the third night free is £170 midweek; a 3 night stay with the fourth night free is £255. A weeks stay at this holiday cottage Deal Kent starts from £400.


For the family | Admirals Rest.

Last chance to book Centre Parcs breaks from £259


Last chance today to book Centre Parcs breaks from £259. When you book a short break, your family can enjoy a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities, cosy woodland accommodation, a good choice of restaurants plus relaxing spa treatments. Prices start from £259.

Arrive 2 March for a 4 night mid week stay in a 3 bedroom Comfort Lodge at Whinfell Forest, Cumbira or 5 October for a mid week break at Elveden Forest, Suffolk for the same price. Ends today. Other dates and prices available. Check here for more Centre parcs offers.

Short breaks in 2015 | Center Parcs.

Save £50 on late February stay at Glynn Barton child friendly holidays in Cornwall


Glynn Barton baby, toddler and child friendly cottages are perfect for a family escape. The grounds are a safe place for children to run around and there are animals to feed  and fresh eggs to collect. Enjoy an indoor heated swimming pool; indoor soft play barn; play room full of toys; Wendy house; games, books, videos, pool and table football;  table tennis; toddler ride-on area; all weather tennis court (rackets and balls provided); children’s play area and forest walks. One, two and three bedroom cottages are available to rent.

A week’s stay arriving Saturday 21 February has a saving of £50 on it – now £784.

Child friendly holidays in Cornwall – Glynn Barton, Cardinham Cornwall.

Enjoy family adventures this half term at Center Parcs


Fun, adventure and pampering awaits at Centre Parcs this February half term. When you book a short break at Centre Parcs, your family can enjoy a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities, cosy accommodation, a good choice of restaurants plus relaxing spa treatments. Prices start from as low as £30 per person per night.

Arrive on the 16th February for a 4 night mid-week break and pay £399 for a 1 bedroom new style executive hotel room at Woburn Forest, Bedfordshire.  At Whinfell Forest, Cumbria a 3 bedroom woodland lodge is available for £529.00 arriving on the 20th February for a 3 night weekend break.

Book your half term break before availability goes.

February Break Offers | Half Term Holidays | Center Parcs.

Autumn luxury camping breaks on Featherdown farms; breaks from £249

Autumn is a great time to stay at a Feather Down farm with an excellent choice of locations. Get ready for woodland walks, beautiful bike rides, conker collecting, jumping in puddles, leaf fights and cuddling up, cosy at the end of the day in your luxurious tent. Tents sleep up to six (5 adults and 1 child up to the age of 12).

The following two farms have mid week breaks form £249. Sunninglye Farm is set in the High Weald, Kent an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Your luxury canvas tent will be in a hilltop copse facing outwards with views across the surrounding fields and woodland. Highlights include a Naturewatch Hideout, raft building on the pond and freedom to wonder all over the farm. Each tent has its own camp fire site.

New Barn Farm is set in the Bedfordshire Wolds where the eight tents look out onto a six acre grass field. There is a woodland to play in and open access to forestry, lake sides and country parks.

Autumn holidays | Glamping luxury camping Family Holidays on the farm |

25% off beautiful Norfolk accommodation for up to 12 people now £1500


Why not get a group together and stay at High Barsham – an historic farm building in North Barsham, located close to the Norfolk coast. High Barsham offers luxury accommodation that sleeps up to 12 people in 5 double bedrooms and 1 twin. There is a woodburner for cosy evenings around the fire and a private walled courtyard garden. There are two games rooms – one with table tennis and one with table football. Children welcome.

Local attractions for kids include the Sea Life Sanctuary at Hunstanton, Banham Zoo in Attleborough andthe Thursford Collection in Thursfood Green (engines, mechanical organs, Wurlitzers and fairground rides).

High Barsham is now £1500 for half term (reduced from  £1975) for a 4 night stay arriving on the 27 October 2014 a saving of 25%.

via Norfolk Cottage Accommodation for 12 People | High Barsham Cottage.

Kids now half price on PGL family breaks for half term

I highly recommend a PGL family activity break having thoroughly enjoyed one with my own children and what better time to do so as kids are half price on selected breaks this October half term.

PGL centres in Surrey, Dorset, Shropshire and Wiltshire are opening their doors to families this half term with 2 night weekend breaks and 4 night mid week breaks available. You could be experiencing abseiling, archery, climbing, fencing, raft-building, orienteering, the trapeze, Jacob’s ladder and zip wire.

Weekends start at £129 per adult and from £49 per child aged 5 to 18 years (was £99) at Marchants Hill, Surrey and 4 night breaks start on Monday 27 October and cost from £259 per adult and from £109 per child (was £219) at Marchants Hill in Surrey, Boreatton Park in Shropshire and Osmington Bay in Dorset.

Offer ends 24 October 2014.  Quote OCTHT14X when calling 0844 3712424.

October Half Term Offers – Family Adventures.

October half term breaks Cornwall at family friendly Sands Resort from £70 per adult per night

Child friendly Sands Resort hotel in Cornwall rated best family hotel in the Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice 2014 awards has some fantastic prices on its October half term breaks when booked early. Stay from £70 per night, per adult. Family rooms are spacious and comfortable and come with a free baby listening service in the evenings. The beach is a 5 minute walk away.

The hotel is situated between Padstow and Newquay and activities include an indoor pool, a Soft Play room, kids club, adventure playgrounds, a maze, zip wire, tennis courts,  a spa, golf course and various family dining options. Free board and wet suit hire is available too.

via October Half Term Holidays and Breaks in Cornwall, UK.