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Our Top 5 Tried & Tested Family Holiday Recommendations 2022

January 6, 2022

Going on holiday as a family can be a minefield. Keeping everyone happy might seem like an impossible task, but it can be done! Over the past few years we’ve been fortunate enough to visit numerous family friendly destinations that really have gone above and beyond to ensure they get family holidays just right. I’ve really enjoyed putting together this selection of our Top 5 Tried & Tested family holiday recommendations for 2022. Each recommendation includes a link to a detailed review and I’ve even been able to arrange some exclusive booking deals just for followers of Juggling on Rollerskates – I know…I’m so good to you! Take a look, which of these fun packed vay-cays would you go for?

Mutigenerational / Affordable Luxury

Gite Dordogne – France

Accommodation – Newly converted traditional gite farmhouse sleeping up to 14 across 5 double bedrooms.

Perfect for – Big groups, those with young families (some great term time deals), those with older children (incredible games room, pool table and grounds to keep tweens & teens happy).

Highlights – Heated, private outdoor pool, hot tub, games room, fire mans pole, bake house, BBQ, private lake, stunning location.

Budget – From £2625 / week (5 bedrooms)

Availability for 2022 – May 1 – 25 (£2625 / week), June 14 – 30 (£2625 / week), July 1 – 7 (£3990 / week), September 14 – 30 (£2625 / week).

Discount – Please quote JUGGLINGSKATES to receive a £100 discount off your booking.

Glamping and Eco Spa

Hill Farm, Tintern – Wye Valley

Accommodation – Family sized, fully furnished yurts (sleeping up to 2 adults and 3 children)

Perfect for – Families of all ages, nature lovers, glamping fans.

Highlights – Stunning location, eco spa including wood fuelled hot tub, welcoming hosts, opportunities to take part in additional experiences such as pizza making, forest bathing and spa treatments.

Budget – £360 for 3 nights Monday – Thursday or £300 for 2 nights Friday – Saturday

Availability for 2022 – Current availability for whole of 2022 season.

Discount – 10% off on any glamping stay or room with a view during 2022 – currently available on all glamping dates listed online and room with a view throughout the year. To book please use Promo code HFA10 on

Luxury Beachside Bucket & Spade Staycation

Beachcroft Beach Huts, Felpham – West Sussex

Accommodation – 3 storey beach huts sleeping up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Perfect for – Weekend getaways, beach lovers, families of all ages.

Highlights – High spec accommodation including Smeg fridge, underfloor heating, Smart TV; immediate beach access; access to facilities including restaurants and swimming pool at the adjacent Great Western Hotel.

Budget – From £295 / night including breakfast

Availability for 2022 – There is currently good availability throughout the 2022 season.

Family Holiday Park for Adventurous Families

Whitemead Forest Park, The forest of Dean

Accommodation – The park boasts a wide range of accommodation from camping pitches and glamping pods through to lodges and luxury apartments.

Perfect for – Families who love the holiday park lifestyle; active families; group bookings.

Highlights – Wide range of accommodation options, direct access to local cycle trails, stunning location, great on-site facilities including swimming pool, restaurant and kids activities.

Budget – Caters for all budgets from campers to spacious apartments.

Availability for 2022 – Good availability across the 2022 season.

Unique stays with a passion for sustainability

Tree Tents at the Secret Campsite, Lewes – East Sussex

Accommodation – The Secret Campsite offers spacious camping in addition to accommodation in three unique glamping structures; The Tree Tent, The Gridshell and the Okra.

Perfect for – Families who love getting back to nature and wildlife, those who like staying in unusual places.

Highlights – Opportunities to get close to wildlife, stunning rural location, sleeping in a tree, star gazing, close to Barcombe Mills for wild swimming and paddle sports.

Budget – Tent pitches from £22 / night, Tree Tents from £125 / night

Availability – Good availability across the 2022 season. Weekends likely to get booked up.

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