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.

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 overseas

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

Where to go in the UK

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

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.

Festivals for families

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Want to go to a festival this summer with your family? Our 2014 guide to festivals has everything you need, from packing lists to tips and the best family fesivals. 

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.