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Short Family Breaks & Family Weekend Getaways

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

From action-packed weekends of adrenalin 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 are great way of staying sane and entertaining the kids in-between longer holidays and of taking a well-earned break from routine.

With this in mind, we’ve brought together our favourite properties and trips when it comes to short breaks for families with children of all ages, whether you want to see the sights of London, Rome, Paris or other cultural hotspots, hit the beaches, go wild in the country or even take a mini-cruise to the Continent. Of course, the accommodation options we’ve listed can also be great locations for longer holidays but all lend themselves well to fantastic and memorable short breaks with kids.

Offers

LEGOLAND Holidays
LEGOLAND Holidays

Kids Go FREE at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort in 2018

Plus extra 10% discount. Book online by 31 Jan

Sands Resort, Cornwall

Cosy winter breaks at Sands Resort, Cornwall

2 nights inc. breakfast/dinner £138 per adult plus treats for kids

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.

Short Break Favourite

Crieff Hydro, Perthshire.
Heaps of on- and off-site activities, from high ropes and a waterpark to spa treatments, plus golden beaches within easy reach…

Short Break Feature

A Short Break at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Surrey.
Rhonda and sons go out of Africa at the themepark, zoo and safari-themed hotel.

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Offer of the Week

Children in the vegetable garden at Westin Costa Navarino.
Save £500 per family at this super stylish family-friendly hotel on mainland Greece. Travel between 16 Feb – 24 Nov. Book by 28 Feb.

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