Top 5 UK Familymoon Destinations

Top 5 UK familymoon

Are you thinking about spending your honeymoon with your children but do not fancy going abroad yet want something special still? Do not worry as we have Penny from Suitcase Travel with her top recommendations of places to go to and accommodation. Each place is perfect for a UK familymoon as there are lots to do that everyone will enjoy doing. Penny has not forgotten about the adults, there are options available where the adults can spend some quality time together still.


Devon is one of the UK’s most beautiful destinations and is packed full of activities for the whole family. You have the great British seaside to enjoy, plenty of pretty countryside to explore, watersports for the thrill seekers and restaurants serving dishes with the tastiest ingredients. The English Riviera has the best family resorts where the whole family are sure to not get bored on your familymoon, including the parents. If you like to visit a bustling city as well, you are in luck with Devon as you can visit Plymouth or Exeter.


A 5-star Tourist Board award winning retreat that blends the traditional seaside holiday with a contemporary twist. It has direct access to the beach and is close to Snowdonia National Park.

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Northumberland filled with ancient castles; hidden gardens; unspoilt beaches; rolling hills; rugged moorland; sweeping views; friendly little market towns and a cultural heritage all of its own. You can visit here anytime of the year as it always looks so special. In the spring and summer months, you have the sun shining away. The autumn you have the coloured leaves giving a special vibe on your countryside walks. During the winter months, the county becomes a winter wonderland – the younger children may think that they have arrived at Lapland. For something very special, Kielder Water and Forest Park is home to Europe’s largest Dark Sky Park where you can all get cosy together under the stars to see them like you never have before.

Accommodation recommendationLandal Kielder Waterside, Kielder Water and Forest Park

Whether you are a thrill seeker or searching for a relaxing break create your magical moments at Kielder. Take part inmountain bike trails and leisurely strolls through the forest for something a little slower.

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The Peak District

From amazing countryside walks and scenic cycling trails, to spectacular rock-climbing opportunities and quaint country villages. There are endless things to do here that will leave you still wanting more time to see everything. The Peak District is most known for its natural beauty, which is great for those who like being in the great outdoors at whatever pace. A natural beauty that is a little different here can be found underground at Pooles Cavern. You can explore the vast limestone caverns to see how crystal stalactites have lined the chambers over millions of years. The children will be mesmerised by what they are seeing here.


Staying here unites scenic splendour with fabulous facilities – perfect for enjoying quality family time. There are activity rooms for the children and teenagers to have fun in and a spa for the adults to relax in.

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Somerset has lots of surprises waiting to be discovered. The county has everything to offer including beaches, woodlands, lush green countryside and lakes. Somerset is definitely famous for quintessential English food such as strawberries, cider and of course the famous Cheddar cheese. Why not take a trip to either a cider factor or to where Cheddar cheese is made for something a little different to do? There are lots of National Trust properties for you to visit and a day trip to Bath is a must! A city with the most unique atmosphere and beautiful architecture all around. There is a motor museum and a naval aircraft museum that believe me, children (and adults) of all ages love visiting


Cosy, luxury lodges and holiday homes are in plenty of supply here, many of which include their own outdoor hot tub.  There are oodles of amenities including a spa, a heated indoor swimming pool with a separate children’s area.

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Explore iconic attractions and discover hidden treasures in England’s most beautiful county. Cornwall is famous for surfing and sailing schools, exquisite gardens, cliff top walks, boat trips and iconic attractions such as St Michael’s Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Land’s End, Tintagel Castle and the Eden Project. Cornwall is brimming full of activities to make the perfect familymoon and is no surprise why it is our top selling UK familymoon destination. Everything you need for creating those unforgettable holiday memories will be found here. Oh and you must not forget to have some fish and chips as well as a Cornish pasty as these will sure be the best you will ever have.


This resort just a short drive away from the golden beaches of Newquay and surrounded by the local countryside meaning it is an ideal base for a familymoon taken completely at your own pace. It has won the prestigious Best in Britain award highlighting how special it is here.

Top 5 UK familymoon destinations_honeymoon_CornwallWho knew there was so much to see and do right on our doorstep? This is just a snippet of what the UK has to offer and Penny has so many options to hand. If you are looking at doing a familymoon in the UK, get in touch with Penny at Suitcase Travel. Her e-mail is and telephone number is 01582 349480.


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