With rides aimed at younger children and a relaxed atmosphere, this Buckinghamshire theme park offers a Brobdingnagian family day out
As well as pristine beaches and the most sunshine hours in the UK, the inner Hebridean island has an abundance of wildlife – but is mercifully free of midges
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
For those who like to keep things low-key, here are some lovely, quiet coastal spots, cosy pubs and boltholes with superb views
From opera to sand sculptures and morris dancing to Madness, there’s loads of festival fun to be had on or near the beach this summer
From the west’s granite cliffs and stunning beaches to the calmer shores and vast estuaries of the east, the UK must be one of the world’s best locations for long or short hikes by the sea.
Monkeying around is very much the order of the day at this Dorset family attraction where fun, conservation projects and chimp-themed shortbread collide