How to use the directory to find the right summer holiday for your child.
Select a type of Programme or Course
This section allows you to specify the type of programme or course that you are
activity holidays offer a selection of different
activities every day, usually including a range of sports, creative or
adventure activities – ideal for the child who does not want to attend a
specialist course in a single activity.
Coaching holidays offer specialist courses in a single
activity such as football, basketball, tennis, cricket or golf
adventure holidays may involve one or more challenging
activities such as abseiling, climbing, orienteering or zip wire. Centres
offering this type of course may also offer watersports.
arts holiday courses may involve arts & crafts,
pottery, sculpture, etc.
arts holiday courses may offer specialist or multi
activity courses in activities such as dance, drama, mime, singing or behind
the scenes stagecraft.
/ Technology courses may be specialist courses or part of
a multi activity programme including activities such as computer games, web
design, programming, design and technical production skills
riding holiday courses are available at specialist riding
centres offering full or half day courses in riding and stable management
centres offer holiday courses in single activities such as
Canoeing, Kayaking, Sailing or Windsurfing as well as multi watersports courses
offering taster sessions in a range of activities
Select a specific region or county using the drop down list. If you want to
find a specific local town or city use the keyword search to refine
the search further. If you want to view all UK locations just leave this field
as it is.
Select Residential or Non-Residential
Select residential if you are looking for a venue where your child can
stay during the holiday course.
Select non-residential if you are looking for a holiday course at a
local venue where you can take your child on a daily basis
Select Age Group
Select the age range that most closely matches the age of your child or
children. Don’t worry if you have children in different age ranges as the
results will display the full age ranges for each programme.
Use this if you want to refine your search further. For example you can use
this to find a particular location, a company name or a particular activity.
If you are looking for a specific phrase, place double quotes (“) around
it. You can also use + or – to include or exclude specific words.