Family Breaks across great britain

Fancy a family weekend break? Or a short break? Need great ideas to keep the kids amused as well and mum and dad? A family holiday with Best Western is bound to be a winner with all the family!

And by using our amazing accommodation you can have the perfect start to your day with a filling breakfast; then relax at the end of it with a wonderful meal in one of our inviting restaurants or simply go to bed and recharge those batteries for the following day!

Which family break are you looking for?

We have a range of our most popular destinations below, just choose the one that you want to explore and find the perfect Best Western hotel for your family break.


Scream if you want to go faster! One of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK, Alton Towers amusement park has a wide range of rides and attractions aimed at the young and the young at heart.

Mix your day with live shows, activities, shops, walking through the many gardens and taking time out at one of the many places to eat. Whether you want to scream, let off steam, ride or slide, Alton Towers Theme Park is a fabulous, fun-packed destination for all the family.


Don’t know your Vikings from your Normans? Travel back in time to when York was captured by Danish raiders in 866AD, and see what it was like to live, play and work as a Viking in England before the invention of the iPhone!

Not only will you hear the original language spoken at the time, but you will also hear the sounds of a thriving town and smell everything too! Jorvik has undergone and extensive £5 million refurbishment to bring it up to date with the latest facilities and technologies, but keeps it firmly in the past too!


Brick it on one of their rides! Legoland is somewhere where the entertainment is certainly hands-on. Children can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety.

With over 50 interactive rides, live shows, LEGO building workshops, driving schools and attractions, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland, there’s always something fun going on. Legoland, the unique family theme park.


Pleasure Beach

For those who like to whiten their knuckles and raise their heartbeats, Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a thrill-seekers' mecca.

It's a guaranteed winner for families and those looking to raise their adrenaline. Strap yourself in and buy your wristbands in advance to get big discounts on all rides and attractions.


Edinburgh Zoo

You'll meet zebras, tigers, lions and the ever popular meerkats at Edinburgh Zoo - plus there are plenty of restaurants, picnic areas and play areas for everyone to refuel and unwind in.

Make sure you check out the daily show ‘Animal Antics’, to experience the excitement of birds flying low over your head, and admire the other animals demonstrating their unique talents.


National Museum of Scotland

A whirlwind of adventure and discovery awaits at the National Museum of Scotland – from nature, art and design to fashion, science and technology, Scotland's history is right here, together under one remarkable roof.

Round off your visit by heading to the roof terrace, a serene place to drink in the amazing, panoramic views of Edinburgh.


Cadbury World

A day exploring the world of chocolate, seeing how it's made, tasting it and even experiencing a chocolate rain shower - you'll find all this at the exciting Cadbury World.

Discover first-hand how every Cadbury's chocolate bar is made. Starting with the cocoa, sourced from the rainforests of the Amazon, you'll travel back home where it has a glass and a half added to it, before ending up on the shelves.


Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum is a brilliant new interpretation of the classic museum model providing a simply amazing day out for anyone who loves science, technology and history.

By the time you’re finished exploring, you'll know more than you ever thought possible, including how the steam engine was invented, how taste buds work and what's in store for robots.


Jodrell Bank Observatory

For visitors of all ages Jodrell Bank offers a brilliant chance to explore the wonders of science, and a lot of thought has been put into providing an experience that is both fun and educational.

If all this isn't enough, there’s also a top-quality restaurant, so you can enjoy a great meal and discuss the mysteries of the universe, before walking it off in the scenic Cheshire hills just outside.


Blue Planet Aquarium

As the largest aquarium in Great Britain, Blue Planet is home to over 100 living exhibits of marine creatures from around the world, ranging from beautiful octopuses and playful guppies, to snipping crabs and snapping crocs.

If the kids get too excited, tire them out at the Pirate Playground, while you nip into the restaurant for something to eat.


Nottingham Castle

Visit Nottingham Castle in person and explore the world of princesses, sheriffs and men in tights. Stroll through its magnificent gardens and explore the caves, cellars and dungeons beneath the original castle.

The castle moat features an iconic statue of Robin Hood, so if you’re in the city and want to build your profile, make sure it’s on your list.

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