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Going on holiday as a family can be difficult – beach holidays can result in bored kids once the novelty has worn off, skiing holidays are tricky when you’re not all expert skiers, and city breaks will almost certainly leave parents feeling like they didn’t explore enough due to worn out little ones!

We’ve found some creative family holiday destinations that will keep everyone entertained to give you some ideas for your next adventure!

Ecolodge’s in Sweden

Spend a weekend in cosy huts in the forest at Kolarbyn Ecolodge. There’s plenty to do and it’s perfect for families that want to get away from phone screens and enjoy exploring the outdoors. The location is beautiful too, with a gorgeous clear water lake and miles of idyllic woodland.

Things to do:
- Canoeing
- Beaver and moose safaris
- Cook food over and open fire
- Swimming
- Hiking
- Berry and mushroom collecting

See the Northern Lights in Finland

Seeing the northern lights is something that is on most people’s bucket lists, but on this adventure holiday you can experience even more of what Lapland has to offer. It’ll be a magical holiday for children of all ages!

Things to do:
- Husky sledding
- Snowmobile Safaris
- Cross country skiing
- Visit a reindeer farm
- See the northern lights

Stay in Gypsy caravans in the Lizard Peninsula, UK

If you want to stay within the UK, you could head down south to stay in some unusual accommodation! These gypsy caravans in the Lizard Peninsula are not only quirky and cosy, they are surrounded by breath-taking views. The caravans will take you back in time, but are also equipped with electricity and a wood burning stove for extra cosiness.

Things to do:
- Go to the beach
- Fishing
- Swimming
- Coastal walks
- Sailing
- Deep sea diving
- Horse riding
- Golfing

Stay in a rural apartment in the Portuguese countryside

Monte Arneirinha, a Portuguese retreat in the countryside, is perfect for groups of family and friends who want to get away from the world for a while. It’s very easy to get to, being only a half an hour drive from the nearest airport, but it feels very peaceful and secluded. It has its own lake, pool and BBQ, and has all the amenities that will keep the kids happy!

Things to do:
- Explore mountain caves
- Swimming
- Table Tennis
- Kayaking

Explore Iceland

Unless you have children that car journeys, hiring a car and driving across Iceland is a great idea! You’ll stay in cosy cottages along the way and see all the beautiful scenery that Iceland has to offer, including volcanoes, waterfalls, and it’s famous black beaches.

Things to do:
- Ice cave exploring
- Snowmobiling
- Whale watching
- Horse riding

Go on a whale and bear tour in Northern Vancouver

British Columbia, along the west coast of Canada, is one of the best places in the world to see orcas – this experience will let you see them up close! You can also find some grizzly bears and learn a lot about the local wildlife from expert tour guides.

Things to do:
- Kayaking with orcas and humpback whales
- A boat trip to see grizzly bears
- Hiking

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