Taking a baby on holiday is a very different experience to going away with adults, or even with older children. There are a multitude of things to consider before travelling. As opposed planning which beaches you’re going to be visiting, you’ll need to consider things such as travel time, weather, accessibility and how equipped hotels are for little ones.
For some parents the idea of taking their baby on holiday can be daunting, but with the right preparation there is no need to worry; it can be a fun and relaxing experience for all involved.
If the thought of travelling overseas with your little one is causing you stress, you needn’t worry about getting on a plane. Instead, consider a break in the UK. There can be a lot less to worry about if you don’t have to travel abroad; you can easily get from one place to another and take everything you could possibly need in your car. Aside from ease, there are some beautiful places in the UK for holidays; from picturesque seaside towns and beaches to quaint little villages.
Cornwall is a great place for families and children of all ages and, if you go during the summer, there is a high chance you may get some beautiful weather. There are a multitude of places to stay along the coast or a little further in land and a plethora of beautiful beaches.
If the beach isn’t your thing but you’d like to see some beautiful scenery, The Lake District has plenty to offer families. Take a look at the various areas of the Lakes to discover the best places for families; you’ll be sure to find plenty of activities for the children.
The Cotswolds stretches through six counties, meaning there are plenty of quaint towns and villages to visit. There is so much to do and see in the Cotswolds, especially for children. A little research into some fun activities nearby can help you choose the perfect village for you.
With some good planning, travelling abroad with your little one doesn’t need to be stressful. There are so many resorts across the globe which are great for kids and have plenty of amenities to keep them entertained. All-inclusive holidays are especially handy for when you have the kids in tow as you don’t have to worry about trailing around for food and drinks each day; everything you need is right there.
Costa Del Sol
The Costa Del Sol offers plenty of child friendly hotels and, with a flight which is under three hours long, you don’t have to worry too much about the journey. No matter the resort, you are almost guaranteed good weather and beautiful beaches as well as plenty of activities for the kids.
The island of Majorca is perfect for families. With ample resorts to choose from, this beautiful island which has an abundance of activities for all the family, so you’ll be spoilt for choice. The Balaeric Islands are only a short flight from the UK, meaning less travel stress for parents.
Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands and is perfect for those wanting to go a little further a-field for their summer holiday.
Around four hours by plane, the island has multiple resorts that offer activities for children and even a creche for when you want some ‘me time’.
Wherever you choose to go on holiday with your little one, a little bit of planning can really go a long way to making your holiday as stress-free as possible.