If you're anything like us, time seems to run away with you. One minute it's Sunday & your battling through your upteempth load of washing & the next it's Saturday, you've put the kids to bed & your gagging for a glass of wine! So it's hardly surprising to find, as if by magic, half term is round the corner again & we've yet to organise anything! We thought a couple of you may be in the same boat so we've taken the liberty to round up our last minute finds in the UK & Europe:
We can't think of many better ways to spend the half term than poolside in a luxurious, family-friendly resort with creche, kids club & spa in Crete. We hear the temperatures are still hitting the late 20's right now too. HEAVEN!
This child-friendly cottage in Norfolk is perfect come rain or shine. There's a fabulous indoor pool little ones will love not to mention an outdoor play area & great location just a short drive from the coast.
Farm stays basically guarantee happy kids! Come rain or shine they can don their wellies & get stuck in. This Devon cottage offers animal feeding rounds, egg collecting plus a fabulous play area & plenty of space to play.
Chase the last of the sun at this coastal finca in Lanzarote. Brilliantly equipped for families there's a heated pool, large play area, handy honesty shop & great location 10 minutes walk from a sandy beach & local restaurants.
The perfect country retreat for parents unwilling to suffer a long car journey with tots in tow. This child-friendly cottage cluster in Cambridge is an easy drive from London & comes with a hot tub & options breakfast hampers.
Wake up with a brisk walk on the beach, building sandcastles & shell hunting before retiring back to your contemporary beach-side apartment for a family brunch. That could be your morning routine this half term thanks to this Dorset bolthole.
This superbly designed contemporary house for 10 combines spectacular views, fabulous facilities & a location boasting nature reserves, wildlife walks, a spa, an indoor pool, a grocery store & even a sandy lake beach within a very short stroll. .
Son Siurana is a rural, apart-hotel in Mallorca's picturesque north, just 10 minutes from Pollenca & Alcudia’s family-friendly beaches. There's a rustic restaurant with delicious food, babysitting & a pool, making ts perfect for weary parents looking to relax..
There can be few homes in Britain that can rival Minffordd House for its fabulous setting. Backed by the brooding hills of Snowdonia, with the charming Italianate village of Portmeirion below & coastline beyond.Plus it's family-friendly!
Rye House in Sussex's buzzy Rye is pretty much the bees knees as far as we are concerned thanks to its funky but largely family-friendly interiors & its fab location a short stroll from the bistros, boutiques & pretty harbour for which Rye is rightly famous.
A farm stay but not as you know it. Clydey Cottages is a luxurious, rural resort which offers an indoor pool, soft playroom, interactive farm rounds, kids club, spa treatments & more . It's guarantees family fun no matter what the weather. .