Where to Enjoy your UK Family Holidays in 2014
December 19, 2013
When it comes to holiday venues with family in the UK, the question is not normally where to go but rather where to start because the list of favorable destinations to enjoy in 2014 is practically endless. There are so many places where you can find large houses to rent as a base and then explore beautiful corners of this amazing country.
WILDERNESS WOOD, EAST SUSSEX
This is an excellent playground for the whole family; it is an award winning woodland which contains walking and cycling trains through 61 acres of natural beauty. It is a place where the family can enjoy being outdoors and be adventurous. There are places designated for BBQ and picnic sites. There are seasonal events held there for the whole family including Fairy Gardens, Chestnut celebrations and Moths by moonlight.
The Cotswolds is the perfect place for a kids holiday in the UK. Discover the medieval quality of the beautiful Cotswolds that owes its wealth of fine churches to sheep wool. The churches form an important part of the natural landscape of Cotswolds and dominantly tell the history of this great land in their own special way. It is a place of gentle rolling hills between enticing cities of Stratford upon Avon, Bath and Oxford. It’s quintessential England with pretty villages of honey colored stone, manor houses, charming wool churches, dry stone walls and country pubs.
There is a lot to see and do in Cotswolds for the whole family amidst the most enchanting natural settings in the UK which includes strolling in lush leafy gardens, walking the Cotswolds Way, watch wildlife in Cotswolds Farm Park, catch a play at the historic Everman Theatre and dine at Michelin-starred restaurant. The list of things to do with a family in Cotswolds is rather long, not forgetting to stay in the cozy log cabins at Water Park.
BENLLECK BEACH ANGLESEY
This is an award winning beach and listed as ‘An Area of outstanding Natural Beauty’. Take one look at the long stretch of golden sand and discover why it had to be awarded. Your family can enjoy playing on the sand and dining in the cafes lined along this glorious beach.
WOBURN SAFARI PARK
You do not need to travel far to enjoy a great safari, in Woburn Safari Park your family can enjoy spotting spectacular wildlife. Take a Safari drive trail along the park and as you spot rhinos, lions, tigers, elephants and many more; see the look on the kids faces as they enjoy and learn about the animals in the park.
VISIT THE HARRY POTTER SITES!
All the kids would love the magic of visiting the Harry Potter scenes where the movies were shot on location, it’s time to grab your broom stick and fly.
Glenfinnan, Viaduct Scotland: This is where the Ford Anglia lands on its way to Hogwarts School of Wizards in the Chamber of Secrets 2002. You can cross the viaduct in a Hogwarts Express style in a steam locomotive.
Glencoe Scotland: As you delve deeper into Scotland to see Glencoe where the dramatic landscape around Hogwarts was filmed. Let the children recognize the Steal Falls at Glen Nevis from the Tri-Wizard tournament in the Goblet of Fire (2005).