Planning family holidays in the UK often seems much of the same old routine. If you're keen to make changes this year, why not check out some of the most unusual family holidays in the UK instead?
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7 Unusual Family Holiday Ideas in the UK
We're all a little weird at heart, that's the reason unusual UK family holidays are taking off so fast. When it's time to plan your next family break away, here are some ideas to consider.
1. Scotland's more remote cabins
Hopefully all family members will rise to the challenge of the outdoor life if you book a remote cabin or glamping holiday in the Scottish Highlands this year.
2. Narrowboat on the Warwickshire waterways
A narrowboat holiday exploring the Warwickshire countryside is not top of the list for most families. However, these modern boats can sleep from six people, and have all mod-cons, often including onboard WiFi! Take a leisurely trip from the Alvechurch area down to Stratford-upon-Avon by narrowboat and let all your troubles disappear. Alternatively, take your narrowboat into the centre of Birmingham and discover all the hidden attractions of this city from the waterway.
3. Rock climbing in the Peak District
Active kids will adore pushing their bodies to extremes during rock climbing holidays in the beautiful Peaks. Hiking and wild water swimming are more activities to enjoy. It's easy to book a local cottage or hotel, then check out all the available activities in your chosen location!
Why not contemplate a city break to Manchester this year?Football-mad kids will adore the chance to visit Manchester United's Theatre of Dreams, and the National Football Museum in the city centre. With excellent shopping, entertainments, and a lively cultural scene, Manchester is hard to beat for holidays.
5. Christmas and New Year hiking
The challenges offered by climbs, hikes, and sporting activities are doubled during winter in Scotland. Whether you plan a family hike in the Highlands or hope for enough snow to ski at Aviemore, enjoy the best festive breaks with a unique holiday experience.
6. Farm holiday in the South West
If you always dreamt about waking up in the middle of nowhere, with the peaceful lowing of cattle being the only discernible sounds, why not check out rural cottages and farm holidays in the South West? Cream teas, craft beers or ciders, and loads of thatched pubs and restaurants to visit. Heaven on earth!
7. Castles and country house estates.
Castles, mansions, and country house estates abound in the UK. Whether you plan a cultural tour of Ireland, an historic road trip from southern England to Newcastle, or a Welsh adventure, you'll discover National Trust properties to ignite your interest!