Family Holidays

  • Group holidays in Italy

    Italy’s one of the world’s best destinations for group holidays, and it’s not hard to understand why. The cultures found across the country’s coasts, cities and countryside might be diverse, but they have one thing in common: for Italians, fun’s best had a…

  • Family holidays to the Algarve

    The Algarve is the most beautiful region of Portugal, and perfect for families wanting to spend an incredible holiday on the beach; without all the tourist traps of the Mediterranean and a much more idyllic, unique holiday experience. Travel to the Algarve…

  • Family Christmas Holidays

    For most families Christmas is the most magical time of the year; it’s a chance for us to spend some quality time with our loved ones, relax and unwind from a hard year’s work and spoil our friends and families with large meals and gifts. We all love Chris…

Winter Breaks

  • Ski Season in November

    November heralds the start of the ski season, offering cheap, traditional and uncrowded winter sports holidays. Not so long ago, conditions at this time of year didn't allow for snow-covered slopes, but in much of Europe and North America today, there's ab…

  • Where is Hot in March?

    By March, most destinations enjoy relatively warm, sunny weather, apart from the United Kingdom, that is! Yes, here at home we’re still waiting for the sun to come out, and raise the first beautiful blooms of the season. But why sit around and wait for spr…

  • Family winter breaks

    As the snow begins to settle and cold winds blow their worst, a little sunshine and warmth can certainly bring on a smile. So why brave the winter when you could jet off somewhere sunny? Whether you need to unwind and relax after the New Year celebrations,…

Summer Breaks

  • Surfing Holidays

    Anyone who has experienced the peace and calm behind an empty back break, with rollers crashing onto a stunning coastline beyond the front of your board will know the magic of a surfing holiday. Anyone who hasn't can be assured; the feeling is well worth d…

  • Italy

    If you are looking for some of the best beach holidays in Europe, you cannot beat Italian flair, fervour and downright exuberance. For indulgence and lazy days on the beach, together with nights sampling top quality locally-produced Italian food and wine,…

  • Corsica holidays: the best of Mediterranean France

    The French island of Corsica is a beautiful, wild island in the Mediterranean, famed for its phenomenal walking holidays. In Corsica, the culture is completely unique. The finest aspects of French life have made it across the short stretch of Mediterranean…

Top Destination Guides

  • Beautiful places to visit in the Cotswolds

    The Cotswolds is a stunning region of sleepy villages amongst rolling hills, mainly located in the counties of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. Time appears to have stood still for over 300 years in the Cotswolds, with traditional scenes of rural England p…

  • Get away from it all in the beautiful South

    The South East of England is one of Britain’s most captivating regions. With a beautiful coastline, historic towns and rolling countryside it’s the perfect place to get away from it all. We have self catering holiday homes in Surrey, Sussex and Kent. No ot…

  • Florence

    Florence, with its wealth of museums and renowned architecture, is one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Brunelleschi’s Dome, Michelangelo’s David, and Botticelli’s Primavera are the most famous of these, and should certainly be seen in person durin…

Special occasions

  • Christmas in the Lake District, UK

    Some would argue that the Lake District boasts some of the most picturesque settings, with the acres of mountains making the Lakes one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK. These mountains also help make the region one of the most pleasant pl…

  • Valentine's Day

    When it comes to Valentine's Day, if the idea of another year of Valentines flowers, cards and chocolates doesn't quite cover what you would like to say, it is time to do something really special; go on a Valentine's Day holiday with just the two of you. T…

  • City Breaks

    What are your favourite memories of New Year? (And if your answer is “What memories?”, you’ve been making the most of New Year it would appear.) To many people, New Year is the amusing, teaway cousin of Christmas: while the latter involves familial obligat…

Inspire me

  • Top 10 Homes with Tennis Courts

    As all eyes turn to Wimbledon, why not plan a tennis break where you can enjoy your very own private ‘centre court’? On HomeAway.co.uk, the UK’s number one holiday rentals website, there are thousands of high-end holiday homes with private tennis courts. S…

  • Holidays for the Elderly

    Choosing a suitable destination for elderly holidaymakers is not dissimilar to selecting a holiday for any other age group: the key is to pick a region with a favourable climate, local history, fine dining options, comfortable accommodation and a range of …

  • UK Spring Holidays

    When spring arrives and we experience those first rays of sunshine, there's one thing on our minds: holidays. As new life appears and the chill of winter thaws, we know it's time to relax and unwind. But you don't need to go abroad with so many wonderful d…