What a summer of family staycations taught me (& how to do it better next time)

Forced to swap Provence for Penzance this year? Amanda Statham, Editor of 101 Family Holidays, reflects on the highs and lows of family holidays in the UK and staycations lessons she’s learned. When lockdown hit in March, my first concern was the wellbeing of family and friends and how to master Zoom. As the great…

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Review: The George Hotel, Cheltenham

The George Hotel in Cheltenham, owned by The Lucky Onion group, is a design-led new property in the hotel that formerly housed Monty’s restaurant. Read what a family stay is like. They say timing is everything. For the George Hotel in Cheltenham, the timing has been both good and bad. It opened over the summer…

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5 great family-friendly pubs with rooms

Pubs with rooms offer something special for family stays. They can be both casual and chic, offer food that kids love that’s also frequently locally sourced, simply but well-prepared and served in cosy rooms, in front of log fires or in gardens with fantastic views. We also love the range of options in the rooms…

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Top 10 UK summer staycation destinations

  It’s the summer of the great British getaway, as Covid conditions around the world and great weather here have us looking at our we thought we’d put together a round up of our favourite places to visit in the UK during the Summer Holidays. We have a variety of suggestions in this round up,…

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How to prepare your teen to go on holiday without you

For teens, going on holiday with friends but without your parents is a milestone.  For parents, it’s a scary moment usually preceded by arguments and fraught with fear. Sending your teenager on vacation with a group of friends can feel like taking a huge leap into the unknown with no net. We worry that they…

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