Family travel

suitcasesBooking 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.

Travelling with babies and toddlers

hotel swimming pool

One of the biggest benefits of travelling with young children is that you're not restricted by school holidays. Here's how to make the most of that freedom.

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.

Travelling with children

child on beach

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

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.

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 abroad

Planning your great escape to warmer climes? Find out where to go, where to stay and what to do.

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.

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.

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.