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40 free, family-friendly bike rides unveiled in the Lake District

40 free, family-friendly bike rides unveiled in the Lake District

Fancy a gentle bike ride around the beautiful countryside that inspired the creation of Peter Rabbit? What about a family ‘cycling picnic’ on the tranquil shores of Coniston Water? These are just two of the leisurely experiences you can enjoy, with a programme of new, free guided bike rides across the South and Central Lake District.

Families could save £3,000 on a ski break by heading to Bulgaria

Research from M&S Bank reveals that Bulgaria is the best value ski destination this February half term, with a week’s holiday for a family of four costing £6,225. This is £3,000 cheaper than the most expensive destination, Switzerland, at a cost of £9,499.

2014: What’s hot for family holidays

2014: What’s hot for family holidays

With the busiest holiday booking day approaching next week, package holiday expert, Jet2holidays, and leading leisure airline, Jet2.com, have today revealed ‘What’s Hot’ for family holidays in 2014.

From toddlers to teens, adventure holidays have never been so good

From toddlers to teens, adventure holidays have never been so good

Adventure holiday specialist Families Worldwide has added 10, new, exciting itineraries to its program for 2014/15 from a River Adventure in Croatia to a ground-breaking holiday of a lifetime to Colombia.

A family adventure in the Italian countryside

A family adventure in the Italian countryside

A great destination for an active family trip all year round, the Umbrian countryside will capture the interest of even the hardest to please young adventurers! Take the family on a memorable break in 2014 to embrace the authentic Italian lifestyle with pizza and pasta making, grape picking in the vineyards of Palazzone and long BBQ lunches amongst the olive groves.

From safaris to sailing, 'big trips' become more accessible for families

From safaris to sailing, 'big trips' become more accessible for families

Family holiday specialist, The Adventure Company has added a number of ‘big trips’ to its small group family adventures programme for 2014, including an island-hopping sailing adventure in the British Virgin Islands, a trip to see the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos, and a safari and island getaway in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Families set to spend over £600 million on days out this half-term

Parents will spend £86 per family on days out this October half-term according to research from American Express.

Have fun in the sun on a family holiday to Jamaica

Have fun in the sun on a family holiday to Jamaica

With the British weather turning into grey skies and wet weekends, now is the time to book that winter-sun half term holiday to the Caribbean's most family-friendly island, Jamaica.

Fang-tastic fun this Halloween over half term at Retallack Resort

Fang-tastic fun this Halloween over half term at Retallack Resort

The 5 star Self Catering Retallack Resort & Spa on Cornwall's spectacular north coast is gearing up for a scarily good autumn break over the Half Term with friends and family.

Could technology mean game over for family time on holiday?

Could technology mean game over for family time on holiday?

Children using technology on holiday could be distracted from quality family time, a new survey has revealed.

Last minute summer sun for cash strapped families

Last minute summer sun for cash strapped families

While times remain tight for a large majority of British families and many have had to make financial sacrifices, going on a summer holiday is not something they are willing to give up, according to recent insight from Asda Money.

Brits ditch holidays with friends in favour of family vacations

When it comes to holidays, it appears that the days of lads’ weekends and girlie getaways are on the way out, with 58 per cent of Brits admitting they prefer going on holiday with family rather than friends.

Two million head overseas for the great school summer getaway

Two million head overseas for the great school summer getaway

ABTA - The Travel Association estimates that two million British holidaymakers are set to head overseas this weekend for the first weekend of the summer holidays for the majority of schools in England (26-29 July).

Best hotels in the Dominican Republic for family holidays

Best hotels in the Dominican Republic for family holidays

The Dominican Republic is considered one of the "best family holiday destinations" in the Caribbean, according to the travel website TripAdvisor.

Families invited to actively participate and give back on safari

Families invited to actively participate and give back on safari

Holidays where families can join in and help out without giving up all of their time to volunteering are growing in popularity.