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holiday location 3/4hrs from London AND Manchester?

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utopian99 Wed 04-Feb-15 11:16:43

Hi, my pil have asked to do a week's holiday with us this year and as they don't do foreign holidays this means UK. The children will be 2.5 and 6mo by the summer so don't want more than a 4 hour drive we can split up over a day. Pil live in Manchester, we live in London.

Any suggestions for a good area to look at, in august as mil works school terms? They can't spend loads and we're ideally doing a week with friends abroad im the same month so cheap is good, and we need to bear in mind that being the UK, no weather type is guaranteed!

addictedtosugar Wed 04-Feb-15 11:22:34

I'd get a self catering cottage.
Locations:
York (if your north london!)?
Peak District?

LIZS Wed 04-Feb-15 11:24:29

Norfolk, Wales ?

DeanKoontz Wed 04-Feb-15 11:24:31

Forest of Dean is beautiful and fits your travel range. We went there with my parents and had a great week despite rubbish weather. Loved it so much we went back the following year.

We stayed at Whitemead Holiday Park and then at Wye Valley YHA

Both Brilliant. Whitemead is cheaper through the CSMA

cestlavielife Wed 04-Feb-15 15:38:54

shropshire

utopian99 Sat 07-Feb-15 07:04:04

Thanks, will get looking!

Chocamochalatte Mon 16-Feb-15 16:12:45

Warwick? Easy to get to and lots of lovely places for days out...

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