Kids’ menus with plenty of choice, helpful staff and, in some cases, play areas, make these reader favourites perfect for family meals out
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Buckler’s Hard, New Forest: ‘A calm backwater but in a good way’.
This riverside attraction, where maritime history can be explored at a gentle pace, offers a relaxed family day out.
Creche course: a family skiing holiday in France
With round-the-clock childcare on hand in the quiet, family-friendly village of Ardent, mum and dad get to snowboard some of the best slopes in the French Alps while the kids are entertained back at base
10 of the best-value family ski trips
Winter sports breaks can be seriously expensive during February half-term and the Easter holidays but there are bargains if you know where to look
50 great summer holiday activities for families in the UK
A host of special events and outdoor fun for kids, from open-air cinema and live music to coming face to face with dinosaurs and aliens
Family fun: an action-packed week in France.
On an all-inclusive group family holiday at a Normandy chateau, a sceptical dad is pleasantly surprised by how enjoyable the entertainment and activities are
Top 10 UK youth hostels with family rooms
Take advantage of low hostel prices without having to share with snoring strangers by picking a family room in one of these popular UK locations
Family holidays: bludgeon your plans through … they’ll thank you for it one day
Grit your teeth, it’s time to plan your family trip. If you need help, here’s an article with tips on what makes a great one
Here comes the science: family days out for October half-term
Create your own slime, find out how stars are born, fly a drone and experiment galore at these fun half-term activities at science centres around the UK
Day trips and diversions: August bank holiday ideas
Ready for the summer bank holiday? If you’re still looking for ideas, we’ve picked day trips, walks, seaside breaks and attractions that cater for all the family