Family Holiday Destinations

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Summer is here and school is nearly finished so it’s the perfect chance to spend some quality time with your family in a sunny destination! Here at Leeds Credit Union, we have picked out some of the best destinations for families to enjoy the warmer months…

Majorca, Spain

Majorca is the largest island in the Balearics, the island and its capital, Palma, are overflowing with character, while its beaches are famous all around the world, making it one of the most sought-after summer destinations. The varying resorts and range of sports and tourist activities provide a multitude of options for guests. It is perfect for you and your family to relax, enjoy the sunshine and unwind in the Mediterranean.

Devon, UK

For those looking to stay in the UK this summer, Devon is one of England’s most peaceful counties in terms of landscape, with two stunning coastlines, two National Parks and five official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There’s so much to see and do in Devonshire, for example, there is Lundy Island which is a three-mile stretch of rock off the coast of North Devon. Whilst you are there, you can get to see, puffins, seals and basking sharks, as well as a huge variety of seabirds - perfect for those with children, the hours will disappear exploring rock pools and smugglers’ caves. Devon is also famous for its Devonshire teas, scones, sticky strawberry jam and dollops of clotted cream. So there’s certainly lots of things to get stuck into!

Florida, USA 

Florida is a popular holiday destination, especially for UK families. Famed for Disneyland,  theme parks, water parks and the glorious weather. Although there is so much more to the sunshine state than just its attractions, with the Everglades National Park, The largest subtropical wilderness in the country. There are hundreds of animal species – many of them rare or endangered – and there is so much to discover. Children will love the surreal natural landscape and the adventurous feeling that comes every time you step into the Everglades. 

Barcelona, Spain

Take your family to Barcelona and let them explore the treasures and beauties of this fabulous city. Stroll down the famous and wonderful boulevard, La Ramba - Starting at Plaça Catalunya and stretching down to the port, children and adults alike are treated to flower sellers, animal stalls, painters, artists, human statues and street performers. A must see for everyone. Barcelona is certainly one of the most beautiful and attractive cities in Spain. 

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Croatia could be an absolutely breathtaking holiday for you and your family! For those looking to do something exciting and different this holiday season. There is plenty to see and do in Dubrovnik, you can take a cable car trip rising 700 metres into the hills which sure is a popular activity for those with children of all ages, and offers stunning views across the city and surrounding islands. Teens will also love seeing some of the filming locations from Game of Thrones, such as the City Walls and the Pile Gate entrance to the Old Town.

These are Leeds Credit Union’s top five picks for Summer holiday destinations this year. There are still plenty of other destinations out there and cheap flights still available!