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Child experts advise swapping the X-box for activity this May Half Term

Child experts advise swapping the X-box for activity this May Half Term

Research by child experts reported in today’s press, claims that children that spend more time engaging in outdoor activity, as opposed to staring at computer, TV and phone screens all day, develop better motor skills, are better socialised, less stressed and become better problem solvers.

First reveal of Center Parcs Woburn Forest accommodation

First reveal of Center Parcs Woburn Forest accommodation

A first look into accommodation at the Center Parcs Woburn Forest site reveals upside down lodges and panoramic views across the woodland showing the transition of modern day family living since Center Parcs first opened 25 years ago.

Take the whole family on holiday

Take the whole family on holiday

Nearly half of Brits choose to travel with their extended family at least once a year, according to a survey by UK holiday rentals company HomeAway.co.uk.

We’re all going on a cost conscious holiday

The notion of a staycation is proving less popular for Brits this Easter, as more than double the number of families prepare to head abroad this holiday (45 per cent) compared to last year (18 per cent), new research from the American Express research reveals.

The most common holiday-goers’ complaints revealed

Going on holiday somewhere shouldn’t be stressful or hectic, but the sad fact is that a lot of holiday-goers often find themselves wishing that they’d never left the house.

Brit's favourite summer holiday destinations revealed

A survey of more than 1600 British holidaymakers conducted by leading online travel agent On the Beach, reveals Brit's favourite holiday destinations of all time, with the magical island of Majorca hitting the top spot.

Ten family adventures for summer that won't break the bank

Ten family adventures for summer that won't break the bank

This week's Budget contained welcome news for some families, including a new tax-free childcare scheme and increased personal allowance for income tax.

Over a quarter of Brits find holiday planning a headache

The lead up to a holiday should be an exciting time, but for over a quarter (27 per cent) of Brits the planning, booking and preparation is a source of great stress.

How to choose the right all inclusive holiday for you

Choosing an all inclusive holiday saves money and offers fantastic value all year round. Every detail from flights to airport transfers, as well as food and drinks are included in the price – so you can financially plan your holiday down to the last detail.

Germany's No. 1 Theme Park opens for the summer season on 23 March

Germany's No. 1 Theme Park opens for the summer season on 23 March

When it comes to having fun, nowhere is quite like Europa-Park. With more than 100 attractions and 11 thrilling roller-coaster rides, Germany's largest theme park is also rated as one of the world's best, with more than 4.5 million visitors every year.

British travellers ignore language barriers abroad

British travellers ignore language barriers abroad

Almost one third of British travellers admit to speaking louder and slower, waving their arms or pretending they understand the locals while abroad.

Sunken cities, Tom Cruise and a new EU member

As the summer holidays approach, there’s the annual conundrum of how to keep the whole family happy on holiday.

Plan a Highland adventure for the family this Easter

Plan a Highland adventure for the family this Easter

More families can now experience the thrill of their own personalised and exclusive Highland adventure – including rock climbing, abseiling, hill walking and ridge walking to wild camping, loch fishing and navigation skills - in the heart of some of the most stunning landscapes in the north west Highlands of Scotland.

Become a sporting sensation at Sani Resort, Greece

Become a sporting sensation at Sani Resort, Greece

With an increasing travel trend towards adults learning something new on holiday, the family favourite Sani Resort in Greece is now ensuring that younger holiday makers aren’t left behind.

Camping beats all-inclusive breaks as top family getaway for Brits

Camping and caravanning still holds the crown for the best family getaway following decades of popularity, research from car hire comparison site Carhiremarket.com has revealed.