Stuck For Holiday Ideas?

One of the trickiest things about trying to plan a holiday for you and your family is trying to find somewhere that everyone is going to want to go. You might want a relaxing time at the beach, your partner might want to spend the entire time walking around galleries and museums, and the kids might just want somewhere that they can run around and play as much as possible. This problem only gets worse when you get to the point where you feel like you’re running out of places to visit. Now, some people enjoy going back to the same place over and over, and that’s just fine, but for a lot of us, part of the fun of a holiday is getting to experience somewhere new for the first time. One of the best things that you can do in this situation is to start looking for some slightly less well known holiday destinations. And don’t worry about racking up huge costs going abroad, there are plenty of hidden gems right here in the UK. Here are just a few that you might want to consider when planning your next family holiday.


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If you’re looking for the kinds of place that has something for everyone, then Bournemouth is going to be right up your alley. If you don’t want to anything but lay around on the beach all day, then Bournemouth has you covered! Want to take a city break, exploring culture and nightlife? Bournemouth has that too!  Whatever you and your family want to get up to during your holiday, this fantastic city is guaranteed not to disappoint.


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Once again this is the kind of place that is sure to keep you and your family happy no matter what your tastes are. The city of Nottingham is one of the most exciting, up-and-coming cities in the country right now with fantastic art and culture to offer as well as a spectacular nightlife. You can enjoy an exhibition at The Nottingham Contemporary and follow it up with a show at the Playhouse. Or if you’d prefer something a little bit more natural you can take a trip up to Sherwood Forest. Your kids are sure to love running through the trees pretending to be Robin Hood!


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Perhaps you and your family are just looking to take the chance to get away from it all and relax? Well, then Hampshire is the perfect place for a holiday. This gorgeous county town is everything that makes rural England so wonderful and enticing to visitors. You can visit some beautiful homes, go horse riding along country lanes, or just take in the beautiful natural scenery around you. No matter what you decide to do, you and your family are guaranteed to feel refreshed and full of energy when the time comes to go home and back to your lives.

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