Staycations for May half term

May half term is one of our favourite times of the year for a staycation with the kids, with milder weather but also fewer crowds than in the height of summer and the main school holidays. We’ve picked out some of our favourite family staycations for the coming half-term holiday, or for more inspiration ask your Travel Counsellor for our other top recommendations and deals.

Staycations for May half term

A Break at Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa, North Devon

Less than half an hour from the lively Cornwall seaside resort of Bude, within a 80-acre wildlife haven deep in an unspoilt valley, this newly refurbished resort is a delight, with high-end accommodation dotted around 17 lakes. They include the unique and quirky Luxury Cocoon, Lake Pods and Floating Lodges, in addition to Luxury Lodges and Apartments. On-site activities include fishing, paddleboarding, kayaking, open-water swimming , water-sports tuition, dog walking and bike riding on special trails, and there’s a lakeside pool and spa for unwinding, with a infinity pool steam room overlooking the lake and valley beyond.

A London Theatre Break To Mrs Doubtfire, Monday 29th May 2023

This one-night family break is a great chance to catch the Mrs Doubtfire musical, which is brand-new to the iconic West End after playing to sold-out crowds and standing ovations in Manchester. The tale of an out-of-work actor who will do anything for his kids and creates an alter ego of a Scottish nanny in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives, the show been created by a transatlantic team of award-winning artists. As well as seats in the Grand Circle, you’ll enjoy a night in a family room at the four-star Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club and one-way river cruise tickets so you can enjoy a jaunt along the Thames.

From £127pp room only, based on 2 adults and 2 children. Alternative dates, durations, seats and hotels available.

A Break at Henlle Hall Woodland Lodges, Shropshire

If you’re looking for an indulgent lodge getaway, this cluster of stylish upmarket properties is nestled in 17 acres of glorious parkland surrounding historic Henlle Hall in the depths of the Shropshire countryside. Squirreled away in secluded woodland, each lodge features contemporary interiors and tree-lined decking with a private hot tub. Henlle Hall itself has glorious views, a lovely preserved walled garden, and a cosy restaurant, bar and coffee lounge.

A London Theatre Break To Frozen The Musical, Thursday 1st June 2023

Also including complimentary one-way river cruise tickets, this break embraces balcony seats to watch Frozen the Musical, the award-winning Disney show about Queen Elsa and her sister Elsa who sets out to save the land of Arendelle from an eternal winter. Alongside all the classics including global hit ‘Let it Go’, there are 12 new songs written especially for the show. Your base will be a triple room at the three-star Royal National Hotel in Bloomsbury in central London.

From £127pp B&B basis, based on 2 adults and 1 child 4 years old or up. Alternative dates, durations, seats and hotels available.

To book your May half-term family getaway, call your Travel Counsellor today.

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