Travel | Family holiday tips on destinations and where and when to go

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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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Pregnant and planning to fly? Take a look at the latest guidelines. And if it's your first time abroad with kids, get top tips from seasoned travellers.

Camping with children


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

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. 

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.

Family cruise holidays

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Ever considered a family cruise? Get insider tips from MNers who've set sail, from which one to book to what to pack – including the things you'll never have thought of.

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.

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.