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What Type of Family Holiday?

There’s a big wide world of family holidays and breaks out there, and we’ve made it our job to guide you through it and to help you find the best one for you and your kids – and your wallet. Whatever your tastes or your budget, we've hand-picked holidays that offer unforgettable experiences, quality family time together, and often the chance to learn new skills, sports or hobbies. From city breaks to farmstays, we’ve got it covered. 

Feeling energetic? See our guides to active family holidays, family adventure holidays and family ski holidays. Fancy self catering? Check out our sections on apartments, aparthotels, campsites, holiday parks, cottages, gîtes, villas and home-swaps. Or see our sections on beach holidays all over the world, in winter or summer, many including excellent childcare for those in need of a break, on family-friendly cruise holidays, and on all-inclusive holidays that take away all the hassle while offering something beyond the sun-lounger. 

Choose from the categories below to read our expert advice and to benefit from our inspiration, our recommendations and our latest deals and discounts.

Active

Active

Active Family Holidays and Breaks

A wonderful way to spend time together, allowing you to enjoy a favourite pastime or discover a new hobby to share.

Adventure

Adventure

Family Adventure Holidays

All manner of adventurous and potentially life-changing experiences, some at exclusive discounts.

All Inclusive

All Inclusive

All-Inclusive Family Holidays

All-inclusive packages and deals are tempting options for family holidays for a variety of reasons.

Camping & Holiday Parks

Camping & Holiday Parks

Camping, Holiday Parks and Holiday Villages

Check out our guide to campsites, glamping options, holiday parks and holiday villages, from lo-fi to luxury.

City

City

Family City Breaks

City breaks, stopovers and longer holidays in cities can be fantastic experiences for the whole family if you plan carefully.

Cruise

Cruise

Family Cruise Holidays

With companies tripping over themselves to cater for the expanding family market, family cruise holidays are a tempting option.

Farmstay

Farmstay

Farmstay Holidays and Breaks for Families

Farm-stays are a fantastic option for low-key, low-cost (in most cases) and green family holidays.

Luxury

Luxury

Luxury Family Holidays & Breaks

Hand-picked luxury family hotels and resorts that put really thought into what parents and kids need from their holiday.

Self Catering

Self Catering

Self-catering Family Holidays and Breaks

Check out self-catering properties around the world, from luxury villas to holiday villages, ski apartments and gîte complexes.

Short Break

Short Break

Short Family Breaks & Family Weekend Getaways

Our guide to choosing, booking and enjoying short breaks with kids.

Single-Parent Travel

Single-Parent Travel

Single-Parent Holidays and Breaks

Specialised single- and solo-parent holidays are ideal for mums or dads to socialise with like-minded people while kids get ready-made playmates.

Skiing

Skiing

Family Ski Holidays

With careful planning, family ski holidays really can last a lifetime.

Summer Sun

Summer Sun

Summer Sun Family Holidays

Beach-based holidays are a classic family option, offering sun, sea and lots of scope for sandcastles.

Winter Sun

Winter Sun

Winter Sun Holidays & Breaks

Wash-out summers followed by long hard winters can turn anyone’s mind to more exotic climes and a treat in the form of some winter sun.

Time of Year

Time of Year

What Time of Year?

Explore a selection of family holiday ideas categorised by time of year, hand-picked for you by Take the Family.

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