Family travel

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Looking to book a family holiday? From action-packed weekends in the UK, to long distance explorations, summer holidays or winter sun, we've got top advice on planning your travels.

Get tips on family-friendly destinations, and the things you should think about if you're new to travelling with kids, from others who have been there and bought the souvenir t-shirt.

Where to go in the UK

Explore a bit closer to home with our guides on where to go, and what to do when you're there. From self-catered cottages and camping to family-friendly hotels and days out.

Travelling with children

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Planning a family holiday? If it's your first time abroad with kids, get top tips from seasoned travellers.

Airports and aeroplanes

All you need to know about taking flight with a family – and advice if you're planning on travelling during pregnancy.

Camping with kids


There's nothing better than the great outdoors. Find out what you need to achieve a pitch-perfect family holiday.

Driving essentials

Before you hit the road, read up on the latest regulations and Mumsnetters' tips for keeping little passengers happy on long journeys.

Make the most of theme parks

Whether you're planning a local day trip or a big family holiday, if you're taking kids to a theme park then get the inside track from experienced Mumsnetters first.

Family ski holidays

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Whether you're planning your first trip down the pistes with DC in tow, or you're a seasoned family of skiers, we’ve got tips on how to hit the slopes – and enjoy it.

Rate your holiday

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Where did you go on your holidays? Whether it was sensational or only so-so, give other Mumsnetters the benefit of your experience and upload a review.

Family cruise holidays

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Ever considered a family cruise? Get advice from Mumsnetters who've set sail; from which one to book to the must-pack items you'll never have thought of.