Stuck for inspiration for things to see and do with your little ones through this period? We've put together our top 10 list of fun activities that won't break the bank;
Visit Historical Sites: Discover the rich history of the UK by visiting castles, palaces, and historic landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, Tower of London, or Stonehenge.
Family-Friendly Attractions: Explore theme parks like Alton Towers, Legoland, or Chessington World of Adventures, offering entertainment for kids and adults alike.
Cultural Exploration: Visit museums and art galleries in cities like London, Manchester, or Edinburgh. Many offer special exhibitions or events during school holidays.
Outdoor Events and Festivals: Check for local events and festivals happening during the half-term, from food festivals to outdoor concerts or street fairs.
Nature Reserves and Wildlife Parks: Spend time in wildlife parks, nature reserves, or botanical gardens, enjoying the flora and fauna while engaging in educational activities.
Outdoor Sports and Activities: Try kayaking, cycling, or zip-lining in adventure parks or designated trails across the country.
Farm Visits: Take the opportunity to visit farms offering activities such as animal feeding, tractor rides, and farm-to-table experiences.
Camping or Glamping: Consider a family camping trip or indulge in glamping for a fun and comfortable outdoor experience.
May is a month filled with vibrant festivals and cultural events across the UK. From food and drink festivals to music and art celebrations, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and festivities. Discover charming market towns, attend traditional May Day celebrations, or explore historical sites with special exhibitions and guided tours.
After a day of exploration, retreat to the comfort of your cottage. Unwind in a cosy living room, enjoy a book by the fireplace, or relax in a private garden or hot tub surrounded by the scents and sounds of spring. Immerse yourself in the beauty of blooming gardens, vibrant meadows, and verdant countryside. From the picturesque Cotswolds to the breathtaking Lake District, you'll find a myriad of destinations boasting stunning landscapes that are perfect for leisurely walks, bike rides, or simply soaking up the natural splendour.