Archive for the ‘family weekend breaks’ Category

half term holiday cottages hit the spot


I have never known so many people decide to stay at home for half term than this year – for sure everyone is cutting back on their precious family leisure time  – opting for outdoor activities and picnics rather than expensive trips overseas. Demand for family holiday cottages in rural locations is through the roof , where family walks and fresh air is fun and good value. For a wide choice of holiday Cottages in the Yorkshire Dales , Lake District , Wales or the North East click here.

half term fun in blackpool


Just heard of a great deal in blackpool for weekends in february – £99 for a family of 2 adults and 2 kids at the big blue a hotel located next door to the blackpool pleasure beach .. for more great family deals in february contact more weekends. More Info

Bonfire Night – Nov 5th sparks demand


My mate Sam rang looking for a weekend break which included a visit to a fireworks spectacular. We want to chill at a nice hotel and then take the kids to a local event – all the ones around us are naff. OK I said I will see what I can do….

the half term holiday rush has started !


The kids only went back last week and already my phones are lighting up with parents desperate to sort out a break for half term…..after all its only 6 weeks away they trill hysterically! So what is top of this October’s school half term holidays must do list?  London Theatrebreaks remains popular with Billy Elliot , Hairspray and Mamma Mia all  in demand. Country cottages too – expecially with more weekends unique”5 % off” offer seem very popular especially for families taking grandparents and pets plus of course Theme Park tickets and break packages, Alton Towers, Cadbury World and Legoland . Do post back and let me know your tips for a successful school half term treat ..I am sure my readers would be keen to know what works for your family.

Bed & Breakfast in Blackpool for the Illuminations


I know you might think I am mad said Lesley but I would like to take the kids to see the illuminations in Blackpool. My mum took me when I was a kid and I still remember it now… I think it is a great idea and we can put you up in  our great choice of bed & breakfasts in Blackpool, so it won’t cost you the earth. Fab she said lets do it….Do you have a chlldhood memeory you would like to re-live  with your kids  – post back…

alton towers break


We need to burn off some of the kids energy and fancied a day out at Alton Towers, can we get the tickets from you Sandy enquired ?….Yes sure I said why not make an overnight of it and then you can get into the park early and beat the queues? Typical of you ….so how much is that going to cost me now? Well just for tickets will be – Alton Towers Day Tickets… an Alton Towers Hotel Break will be from £ 69  each depending on your choice of hotels.

family seaside break in blackpool in august


My favourite family rang me today , we want to take the kids to the seaside in August for a treat and fancy Blackpool can you recommend anywhere suitable? As it happens I said I have just picked up a great deal SAVING over 30 % at the Big Blue Hotel, a great location just next door to the Pleasure Beach – sounds perfect said Dave lets go ahead and book. I also have loads of smaller B & B’s I said, how about Lynbar Guest House, or Sunnydale  No its fine I like the sound of the Big Blue Hotel said Dave, the bigger and bluer the better!!