Last minute Staycations

If you still haven’t booked your holiday there are some deals to be had which all the family will enjoy.


Pedal Power Newton Abbot, Devon


Zoom down bumpy tracks and explore the great outdoors on a pedal-powered trip to Devon. Hire a bike or bring your own before whizzing around the countryside that surrounds this fantastic family park on the edge of Dartmoor. Your base is just half an hour from the coast and includes a leisure complex with heated indoor pool, fitness centre, sauna and steam room. Tennis, fishing and horse riding are all available while accommodation is a traditional two-storey luxury Scandinavian style lodge with spacious open plan living, two bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room and patio doors leading to decking. A 3-night stay, sleeping four, in the Woodland Four Luxury Lodge costs £733 from 12thAugust 2016.

Bows at the ready Kielder Water and Forest Park, Northumberland


Unleash your inner Katniss (The Hunger Games) and test your marksmanship as part of an archery break next to the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe. Instructors are on hand to help perfect your aim, while fencing, cycling, table tennis and swimming are also available at this breathtaking location on the banks of Kielder Water. Otterstone lodge has one double with ensuite shower and one twin, bathroom with whirlpool bath, open plan kitchen and living room with doors leading onto a verandah. A 3-night stay, sleeping four, in Otterstone lodge costs £562 (was £865) from 12th August 2016. Archery sessions cost from £7 - £15.


Water-lovers paradise St Leonards, Ringwood, Hampshire.


Kids will love the water jets in the large outdoor pool at this family park, 20 minutes’ drive from the wonderful white sands of Bournemouth and the south coast. The indoor pool includes a 34m flume and the Waterwalkerz ‘walk on water balls’ are perfect for those looking to make an even bigger splash. Pine lodge includes one double, with ensuite shower, and two twins, a flat screen TV, dishwasher, decking with garden furniture and outdoor hot tub. A 3-night stay, sleeping six, in Pine lodge costs £1,119 (was £1,359) from 12th August 2016.