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    • KatJ2018
    • By KatJ2018 3rd Jan 18, 7:56 PM
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    UK family holiday ideas without a car
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    UK family holiday ideas without a car 3rd Jan 18 at 7:56 PM
    I live in Kent, have three kids 5-14 and don't have a driving licence. We haven't had a holiday in 7 years. Looking to take them somewhere in the UK that I can access by public transport and where there are plenty of activities/outdoor stuff. Anyone had any good experiences or can recommend a travel company to book with? Thanks in advance!
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    • elsien
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    If you're ok with caravans/chalets, Haven sites are generally accessible by public transport. Depending on what activities you like and whether you want them on or off site, they've got lots of sites all over the country.
    We just use them as a base/for cooking, then head off out for the day.
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    If you're ok with caravans/chalets, Haven sites are generally accessible by public transport. Depending on what activities you like and whether you want them on or off site, they've got lots of sites all over the country.
    We just use them as a base/for cooking, then head off out for the day.
    Originally posted by elsien
    As above and don't travel too far from home . its a holiday you and the kids will love it . look at bigger parks close by and have a blast .
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    • Lance De Boils
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    Another fan of Haven sites here. I always look for sites with an indoor pool. There is plenty to keep the little ones occupied, especially if the weather is bad.
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    Get the train and head to a cottage in wales ..best holiday i ever had we used to get wood for the fire and everything


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    What about National Holidays (coach holidays), they have quite a lot to offer for families.

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    • adviceforall
    • By adviceforall 15th Jan 18, 8:04 PM
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    Littlesea In Weymouth has buses that come into the actual park every 30 mins. The train station is not too far away and can easily get a taxi or bus when you arrived. We have caravans there is you'd like any more information. ( Its a Haven park)
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    Butlins Bognor, easy walk along the seafront from the train station
    • SimonD316
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    Haven Devon Cliffs has a bus (number 95) from Exmouth train station every hour from 2 Apr 2017 until 28 Oct 2017
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