Planning a holiday for the family but don't know where to turn? These experienced sites will lend you a helping hand.

Yes it’s happened, sunshine beefed its muscles up, took some steroids and finally burst through the clouds, but how long will it stick around? If this week’s forecast is anything to go by, not that long, which is why it’s imperative to get your thinking caps on with regards to that all-important summer break. And if you're thinking of taking the whole family, then you'll need to do your research - luckily we've already done some of the hard work for you with our curated list of sites (you're welcome).

This genius site has everything that’s required for the modern family. Baby, child and (perhaps most importantly of all) parent friendly holidays, with ninety percent of the stress of a traditional holiday averted. Genius.


Founded by mum of four Sachelle Mansour, this utterly charming domain is just what you need as a new parent. Mansour has plugged all her experience into creating a service that will truly minimise the stress associated with the more traditional holiday.


Another genius resource for new parents is Baby Friendly Boltholes, specialising in a boutique experience for those of you who like a bit of style with your comfort.


If luxury is high on your holiday agenda, but you don’t want the disapproving stares of other holiday makers, then head straight to Tots Too, the site that list some seriously swanky hospitality that’s child friendly. At this site it’s all about the personal touch with helplines, pampering and personal service at the forefront.


One of our most recent finds is the brilliantly named Luxury and Little Ones, the site that shares a design ethos with the upmarket hotels it represents. Exclusivity is the name of the game with all manner of added extras. In the hands of founder Kathryn Wright who experienced first-hand the challenges of travel prior and post children, you’re sure to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.


Snazzy is the spirit at this iconoclastically designed domain where the finest hotels of the UK are vetoed to family friendly standards. If you’re looking for the stay-cation of a lifetime but still want that added bit of pizazz then look no further.


The brainchild of the doyenne of boutique travel, Tamara Heber-Percy and her husband the elusive Mr Smith, comes a new child friendly site that prioritises high-end travel above all else. With their team of dedicated undercover reviewers no stone is left unturned. Need we say more?

An offshoot of well-known travel experts Original Travel, this genius company offers all the unusual mind expanding trips of its parent company but specially geared to the little ones in your life. If it’s a bespoke trip you’re after for their first experience – then this should be your first port of call.