Family travel

child with suitcase on holiday

Booking a family holiday? Get the lowdown on the best family-friendly destinations in the UK and abroad – plus everything you need to know about travelling with kids, from parents who've been there, done that and have the souvenir t-shirt to prove it.


Keeping children safe in the sun

putting sun cream on baby

Advice from Mumsnetters about the all-important task of keeping your child safe and comfortable in the warm weather – both in the UK and abroad.

Family ski holidays

ski slopes

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.

Camping with kids


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

Packing tips

Make sure you have everything you need for your trip with our tips and handy packing checklists.

Theme parks abroad

hotel swimming pool

Planning a trip abroad to places like Disney World? Make sure you've read our guide to making the most of a trip there.

Where to go in the UK

Explore a bit closer to home with our guides on where to go, what to do and where to stay – from self-catered cottages and camping to family-friendly hotels.

Airports and aeroplanes

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

Driving essentials

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

Holidays on a budget

Piggy bank

Holidays don't have to break the bank. Read Mumsnetters' tips on stretching the pennies without cutting out all the fun stuff.

UK 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.

Cheap family days out

family on day out

Having trouble thinking of ways to keep your children entertained over the summer, without breaking the bank? Fear not – fellow Mumsnetters are on hand with suggestions for the best cheap days out and things to do for families in the UK.

Have you considered...?

Stuck in a holiday rut and want to try something a bit different this year? Find advice and inspiration for giving this year's holiday a bit of a twist.