Summer holidays, eh?
Family holidays at home save on airport hell but they can be expensive and very weather dependent. We all want a weak in the sun, right?
But, with Brexit chaos ensuring that sterling continues to plummet faster than Theresa May’s credibility, families are looking to UK holiday parks for a non-Euro alternative closer to home.
So which to choose? Well, the Atkinsons [pictured above] have been test driving some of the alternatives to Centre Parcs over the last couple of months.
Our assignment took us from rural North Wales via a wooded Peak District to Butlins in Bognor Regis.
Here’s a flavour:
We spent a morning on the stony beach, skimming stones and collecting shells. A walk along the promenade revealed little shops with buckets and spades and cafes for candy floss and coffee. For someone brought up on seaside holidays in a North Wales, it felt gloriously nostalgic.
The three articles were published this week by Telegraph Travel and you can read all three in full here:
Why a mid-week break at Butlins is the easiest holiday you’ll take this year
The Dutch alternative to Center Parcs has arrived — but is it any good?
The budget alternative to Centre Parcs — but it’s not for softies
The stories were later collected together into the article, Britain’s best holiday camps — which is right for your family?
Have you got a favourite UK holiday park, or an alternative for a post-Brexit break? Please share your comments below.
- Liked this? Try also Into the Woods: Family activity breaks for Telegraph Travel.
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