Are you looking for somewhere to take the family this half-term? If you’re heading out for a short break with the kids but aren’t keen on a long drive across the country, then keep reading – there are many amazing places for your next adventure within a few hours’ drive of Priory Motorhomes HQ in Oswaldtwistle!

Yorkshire Dales National Park

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The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a dream for outdoor lovers of any age! If you enjoy walking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing or even kayaking there endless adventures ready and waiting; from a leisurely cycle through idyllic Yorkshire villages to taking on one (or all) of the 3 peaks.

There are also plenty of activities for kids of all ages. Discover some local history at Bolton Castle, learn all about farm life and meet the animals at one of the Dales’ open farms, or thrill-seekers of all ages can head to Lightwater Valley family adventure park!


North Wales

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North Wales is only a few hours’ drive away and the views alone are worth the journey! Whether you’re a family of intrepid outdoor adventurers, or looking for a chilled-out holiday with the little ones, North Wales has beautiful scenery and family fun in abundance.

Discover the beauty of Snowdonia National Park and the surrounding areas; from towering mountains to stunning coastal paths, perfect for experienced hikers or casual walkers respectively. North Wales also has plenty of family seaside towns for a traditional bucket-and-spade holiday by the sea.


Peak District National Park

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The Peak District is filled with quaint villages, market towns and beautiful walks for all ages and abilities. If you’re heading to the Peak District with young children or have limited mobility, check out the Miles without Stiles accessible routes for well-surfaced easy access routes without stiles, steps, or steep gradients. These walks are clearly graded, with many routes marked as accessible for all, including pushchairs and wheelchair users.

There are a many other activities to try in the Peak District, you can visit the historic Chatsworth House, go wild at Peak Wildlife Park or view the stunning peaks on horseback at one of the many trekking centres.


North West Coast

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Discover stunning locations and fun for all ages all along the North West coast!

There are so many things to see and do without even leaving the North West – from outdoor adventures on the rugged Cumbrian coast, to arts and culture in the city of Liverpool, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

If you’re looking for a quiet seaside holiday, try one of the smaller coastal towns such as Lytham St Anne’s (just a stone’s throw from Blackpool, but with a quieter family-friendly feel!) or the traditional seaside town of Morecambe.