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On the beach at Southend-on-Sea.On the beach at Southend-on-Sea.

From action-packed weekends of adrenaline sports to lazing in the lap of luxury at country house hotels, from mucking in on working farms to exploring some of the world's most exciting cities, short breaks and weekends away are a great way of staying sane and entertaining the kids in-between longer holidays and of taking a well-earned break from routine.

Find inspiration for short breaks, weekend getaways and city breaks in the UK, Europe, North America, and Africa and the Middle East. Or see our special offers and latest deals with short break partners:
Forest Holidays: lodges (some with hot tubs) in wooded locations with on-site activities, some led by nature rangers.
Dream Lodge Group: Family-run firm offering upmarket retreats, some with hot tubs, in coastal and countryside settings.
Luxury Family Hotels: Relaxed county house retreats with childcare and other family amenities including child-friendly spas.
Hoseasons Go Active: Activity-packed holiday parks, some with lodges.
Guernseytravel.com and Jerseytravel.com: family short breaks on the ever-popular Channel Islands.
cottages.com: Family-friendly rentals all over the UK and Europe. 
Center Parcs Europe: Holiday villages with waterparks and on-site activities galore, from cycling to watersports. 

See also our favourite themepark breaks with partners Alton Towers Holidays, Chessington Holidays, LEGOLAND Holidays, Warwick Castle Breaks and Disneyland Paris.

Offers

Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Resort Paris: Disney Hotels and Other Accommodation

Save 25% on Hotel and Ticket packages

Plus free Half Board Meal Plan at Disneyland Paris

Feather Down Farm Days
Feather Down Farm Days

Up to £90 off 2019 farmstay holidays

Book online and use discount code

Crieff Hydro, Perthshire

Kids stay free at Crieff Hydro

Family breaks from £135 per night

Recommended Partners

Pierre & Vacances

Short breaks and great value getaways for families in Europe.

LEGOLAND Holidays

Theme park breaks where kids often go free.

cottages.com

Self-catering coastal and rural holiday cottages around the UK and Europe.

Top UK Short Break

Sandy Balls Holiday Village, New Forest
An award-winning site with lodges and glamping options, plus resident alpacas you can walk, family activities galore, and a spa.

UK Short Break Feature

10 Cosiest Cottages for UK Winter Breaks with Kids.
Our favourite child-friendly cottages around the UK, with log-burners, hot tubs and/or indoor swimming pools.

Top Europe Short Break

Center Parcs De Vossemeren Flanders, Belgium
A spacious wooded self-catering resort in northern Belgium, perfect for sports enthusiasts and ideal to try new indoor and outdoor experiences.

Europe Short Break Feature

Unusual Places to Stay in Europe with Kids.
Rhonda seeks out the quirkiest places to give your kids a Continental holiday they’ll never forget.

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