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Take the Family is the ultimate reference and booking service for parents seeking the world’s best family holidays and breaks. We select the most exciting and unforgettable trips both in the UK and abroad – holidays that you and your kids will be talking about long after you come home.

Decades of travel experience with our own kids, along with feedback from our clients over the years, makes us the expert source for savvy parents looking for inspiration on active holidays, adventure trips, city breaks, and resorts that offer something beyond the sun-lounger. Our hand-picked holidays will expand your horizons, perhaps teach you new skills or hobbies, and maybe even change your lives – and all help you make the very most of your precious family time together.


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Exclusive 5% off any Mark Warner family holiday 

Sun or ski. When you quote 'Take the Family' at time of booking.

Exclusive 5% off Canvas Holidays

Family-friendly holiday parks located throughout Europe.


Our Favourite Holiday Types

Best European Holidays and Breaks with Grandparents 

Our favourites for European family holidays for grandparents and grandkids - with or without parents.

Best Active Family Holidays for Tweens and Teenagers

Take a look at our hand-picked active holidays for families with older children.


Let Us Inspire You: Features

A Family Break in Alderney, Channel Islands 

Rhonda and crew canoe over Roman ruins and sleep in a Victorian fort on the remote island of Alderney.

A Two-Centre Holiday at PortAventura and Playa de la Montroig, Catalonia

Rhonda and family discover that there’s more to the north-eastern Spanish province than Barcelona.


Recent Blogs

6 Reasons to Choose a Self-catering Ski Holiday with Kids

There’s no getting round the fact that skiing isn’t a cheap family holiday – after travel, accommodation and food, you have to factor in additional costs that might include ski equipment hire, lift-passes, ski tuition, childcare and all...

10 Reasons to Spend Your Summer in Arc 1950

Here at Take the Family, we’re big fans of spending summer in the mountains – you can avoid the crowds (and high prices) of the beach resorts while taking advantage of a whole range of activities for all ages. Among the mountain...


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Surf's Up on the Alentejo Coast
Pick and choose the activities you take part in on this activity trip in Portugal, best suited to families with kids aged 8+.

Short Break of the Week

Warwick Castle Breaks
Stay overnight within the magnificent Warwick Castle for a really authentic mediaeval experience.

Property of the Week

Residence Le Christiana, French Alps
Self-catering apartments in a pedestrianised resort with ski in ski out access, options sleeping up to 8 people and many with balcony access.

Destination of the Week

Greece Family Holidays and Breaks
Our guide to the longstanding family holiday favourite, with links to in-depth regional destination pages.

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Mark Warner family holidays
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