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

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