Phew! A welcome break from the school run and homework, February half-term is almost upon us. So where best to take the kids for a half term they won’t forget?
If Florida is just a little too far away, Disneyland in Paris is the perfect alternative. The Magic Kingdom works hard to attract families with flash sales, free nights and so on. Once you’re in the gates, the Disney twinkly magic dust descends.
St Anton, Austria
What better way for your kids to forget about teachers and homework than by flying down a mountain in St Anton?
For education-obsessed parents Iceland ticks lots of boxes – geology, geography, biology. The entire island is an open air school. Don’t worry, the kids won’t notice.
Gran Canaria offers the chance of a, whisper it, early summer holiday with lots of sun and plenty of opportunity for the kids to run around and tire themselves out.
We often overlook Ireland for a half-term break. Odd that as it’s so close. There’s a multitude of ways to get there, bargains are plentiful and the welcomes are warm.