British hotels are reinventing the traditional country cottage, offering a cosy retreat - with a concierge on call
Production of the VW van finally ends next month but rental companies are keeping the hippy dream alive
In our series on great river journeys, Robert Twigger and family tackle the Dordogne in canoes
Guidebook publisher Tamara Heber-Percy picks six Mediterranean favourites
Adventurer Bear Grylls has launched a ‘survival academy’ – aimed not just at adults, but families too. Neville Hawcock and his son sign up for its first course
Explosive scenery and teeming wildlife make Nicaragua the ideal destination for a family holiday
Could Imogen Stubbs persuade her teenage son to put down his phone long enough to appreciate a trip to Malaysia?
The latest trend in family holidays offers a taste of the country in luxurious settings, writes Joanne O’Connor
One year after the Arab spring, the FT’s Alec Russell rediscovers Egypt’s pyramids and other treasures – but this time without the crowds
A major new Harry Potter attraction opens near London this weekend. Isabel Berwick – and family – got a preview, and a night in the Legoland Hotel
After 40 years of visiting Africa, Max Hastings has found the perfect place to write and relax – not a hotel but a Kenyan ranch for rent
From cute cartoon to money-spinning phenomenon, Peppa Pig now has its own theme park in Hampshire where the character’s world has been recreated
Forget crèches and kids’ clubs – Sophy Roberts visits a camp in Kenya where the children are cared for by Samburu warriors
The French island of Porquerolles can be overrun with tourists in summer but go in spring and you can have its beaches and lavender fields to yourself
Forget the zoo – a family holiday in the forests of Finland lets the children get far closer to nature
From baby Jesus-shaped breads to poolside barbecues — FT correspondents give a flavour of how the cities they cover will celebrate the season
A new breed of luxury treehouse – complete with hot tub and games room – has arrived in Sherwood Forest, writes Neville Hawcock
Carola Hoyos takes her two-year-old and five-year-old to ‘the cradle of Alpine skiing’
What happens when a luxury getaway in New York’s Adirondacks opens its doors to children for a weekend?
Jack Kerouac-style road trips are common in the US but are similar epic journeys possible in Europe?