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The difficulty is finding the right short break for you at the right price, by planning ahead you can get really savvy with your deals. If you plan to go later in the year, then by planning your trip now you could potentially spread the cost of the holiday.

1. Kids Go Crazy

When you’ve got the kids in tow it can be quite hard to find something that’s adventurous, that keeps the kids entertained. But there’s no fear here, there are quite a few options to make it an exciting short trip to remember.


Butlin’s may be seen as a dated option, but they’ve brought their resorts bang up-to-date. There are three Butlin’s; Skegness, Minehead or Bognor Regis, so you have a little bit of choice for destination. Each camp offers a variety of different activities such as cinema, sporting events, swimming, creative tasks and even plenty of live shows.  To find out Butlin’s 2017 Special Offers click on the link: http://bit.ly/2jWLpb3


Imagine your children playing on giant trampolines in an adventure park made from netting suspended in the trees. You don’t need to miss out on the fun either, Treetop Nets is designed to ensure both adults and children can play safely high up in the trees. The daily prices start from £12.00pp, so why not stay somewhere in Ripon or the Lake District and venture off to Treetop Nets for the day. You could even unleash your inner Tarzan and visit Go Ape, which has 30 destinations around the UK. Go Ape is slightly higher priced with a starting cost of £25pp however, the park has loads to offer. There are a few restrictions on this adventure so make sure you have a little look first.

          Gulliver’s Land

Fancy a trip to Milton Keynes for a trip to Gulliver’s Land where you can enjoy the theme park, princess castle, enchanted forest or even the splash zone. Then finish your days off by having an adventure with the kids with a maxi glamping tent. Feeling savvy then check out what special offers they have to offer.  

Yorkshire is the biggest country in the UK and possibilities for short breaks are endless

2. Explore Yorkshire

Why not explore a little bit of Yorkshire, there are so many beautiful views around Yorkshire yet this kind of holiday may be forgotten about, so why not book a little cottage and have a bit of time to yourself in the wild, exploring the views. 

You don't need to save lots of money to spend family time at the beach.

3. Britain’s Greatest Beaches

We all know Britain doesn’t reach those scorching temperatures that we all dream for, so trips to the seaside may be put to one side for a warmer day. But when the temperature has a slight rise, everyone makes a dart and the beach is packed to the brim, but why not check out our beaches page to keep updated on all beaches around the UK with all the information you could possible need. Be spontaneous and take a trip even when there’s a slight breeze, going at the most unusual times keeps B&B’s prices low.  

A city break could lend you the opportunity you need to spend quality time together.

4. City Breaks

You don’t have to travel far to have a good time, why not check out your local city or head out a little bit further and enjoy what the city has to offer. There are a variety of activities such as shopping, dining, seeing a show at the theatre, or exploring local tourist point, so there is plenty to do to have a good trip. If you fancy trying out a city break in the future be sure to take a look at Trivago; to compare prices.  


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The cost of holidaying in the UK

The cost of holidaying in the UK

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