With miles of golden sand, great food, big city sights and a theme park to rival the best America has to offer why travel any further?
Great Yarmouth, with its rich historic past and wide sandy beaches, was a popular seaside resort for generations. It is just as exciting today and is great for children and adults all year round
by Susan Hughes
Treat yourselves to a five-star experience at Playa del Duque and combine winter sun with fun-filled family activities. You'll keep coming back
There's lots to see and do here as well as the beach. Fréjus is a great place to stay while discovering the rest of the Côte D'Azur and the kids won't complain about "another quaint litle village"
by Jane McDonnell
Set in the warm waters of the Ionian sea, this beautiful island has stunning beaches and breath-taking scenery. Your summer holiday starts here...welcome to Zakynthos (Zante)
Having recently had a four-month stint in Canberra with my children but without even the distraction of school, allow me to rave about the many and varied delights of this family-orientated city
Fancy joining the no-fly zone? Take the ferry to Santander and arrive rested and relaxed, ready to explore the stunning Cantabrian coastline.
by Alison Craig
St Andrews, Scotland - a golfers' mecca steeped in history, art and culture with beaches, shopping and great food and drink. It has something for everyone.
The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.
The Isle of Wight is an excellent option for a family break. There is entertainment for the whole family here: castles and beaches, pubs and farm shops, spas and steam trains