Top 10 UK family holidays 2022

Explore our selection of the best holiday destinations for families in the UK. Discover our top hand-picked spots and enjoy the best family experience.

Best UK holidays for families

Planning to get away? The UK has some of the best family-friendly holiday destinations come rain or shine.

With plenty of beautiful beaches, child-friendly amusements and a whole host of dining options, there is fun for all the family throughout the UK.

For the best family holiday, read our round-up of the top UK family holidays for 2022 and book your family holiday today.


If you’re a family seeking adrenalin and adventure, Snowdonia National Park offers a wide range of activities that are sure to tire out the whole family.

From zip-wires and rock climbing to kayaking and coasteering, there’s always something to keep the children entertained. And if you’re up to the challenge you can find your inner adventurer and climb Mount Snowden.

Being a popular destination among families, Snowdonia has many child-friendly restaurants and pubs where you can wind down after an action-packed day.


The Cotswolds boast a range of wildlife rescues, children’s farms, museums and National Trust sites which makes it hard to beat for a family holiday in the UK.

Keeping costs low in the Cotswolds is super easy. There are many attractions suitable for families that are free to enter, such as Museum in the Park, Moreton-in-Marsh outdoor market and Gloucester Cathedral.

Or why not take a picnic and admire the breath-taking views or spend the day in the sand at Cotswold Country Park and beach?

No matter what you choose to do, the Cotswolds is guaranteed fun for all the family.


Set sail on the Broads or sit back at the beach, no matter your family’s vibe, Norfolk has something that’s perfect for you all.

Norfolk doesn’t only pride itself with great countryside and coast, it is also home to theme parks, zoos, museums and flower gardens.

Family-friendly dining is common in this east Anglian county, so you’re guaranteed a great selection of restaurants that will suit all taste buds.


Whatever your age, Suffolk can offer you a top family day out that the adults and kids will love. From cycle trails to science museums, there’s plenty to see and do in Suffolk.

Suffolk has some top classic family activities and attractions such as ten-pin bowling, indoor and outdoor play areas and a swimming pool. It also champions a safari park, escape rooms and steam train railway and museum.

No matter your age, budget or location, Suffolk can offer you an enjoyable family holiday.


Being the biggest county in England comes with big expectations and Yorkshire exceeds all of them.

Across over eleven thousand square kilometres you will find endless entertainment for children and adults.

Explore thousands of acres of the famous Yorkshire Dales or travel into some of Yorkshire’s finest cities.

Whether you visit over school holidays or a long weekend, Yorkshire offers endless great days out for all ages.


Home to iconic views, Cumbria is the perfect place for some family adventures.

Discover the Lake District and all it has to offer with the whole gang. You can trek around the Lake District Wildlife Park and listen to park keeper talks, let loose in the indoor soft-play and recharge in the on-site café.

Or if the weather isn’t on your side, visit the aquarium and see the largest collection of freshwater fish. The World of Beatrix Potter is also close by and makes for a fantastic family day out.


One of the finest counties in the west country, Somerset offers something for all the family.

With a wealth of natural beauty and several popular attractions, Somerset is no stranger to visitors including children and infants.

Admire the natural lakes, caves and gorges or visit The Helicopter Museum, Cheddar Crazy Golf and the outdoor heated pool.

Somerset is recognised for its cider production so why not chill out at a child friendly pub, such as The Anchor Inn, for a locally brewed pint.

Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight has entertainment for families all year round. This island may be small, but it is bursting with activities, attractions and amenities.

Enjoy endless days at the sandy beaches, take a walk around the famous garlic trail or visit The Donkey Sanctuary which are all free to enter.

This island also offers biking and walking trails suitable for children, family friendly pubs and restaurants as well as numerous wildlife and farm parks.


An all-round family favourite, Cornwall is one of the most popular family holiday destinations in the UK.

This coastal county is full of children friendly attractions, traditional beaches and unique landmarks.

Fistral Beach in Newquay is one of the country’s most famous beaches. It hosts multiple events each year and has a promenade of restaurants, retail outlets and surf hire shops.

For some history visit The Minack open air theatre that dates back to the 1930s. Whether you catch a live show or explore the grounds, it’s bound to take your breath away.


Enjoy fresh air during your family holiday to Devon. With miles of greenery and beautiful blue seas, Devon is the chosen holiday destination for hundreds of families each year.

From the thriving city of Exeter to the quaint seaside resort of Torquay, Devon offers a range of experiences that will be appreciated by the whole family.

Visit the zoo, farm, aquarium, railway and much more during your family holiday to Devon.

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