THE February half-term is still a couple of months away, but the best deals for UK family staycations are already going fast.
In 2023, the half-term holidays are expected to start on February 13.
However, the dates of school holidays and term times can vary depending on where you live, so make sure to double-check with your school or local council before booking your break.
Many Brits are opting for staycations during the school holidays; with holiday parks, cottages, lodges and more to choose from, there are still plenty of good deals to be had.
Whether you want to keep the kids busy with activities or want to enjoy some peace and quiet for the whole family, there is lots of choice for a UK holiday.
The bargain deals start from £71.20 per stay, which works out at £5.90pp a night for a family of four.
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We've also found week-long stays costing from £127.20 per stay (£10.60pp a night for a family of five).
Here are the best deals we've found:
Pontins parks have on-site restaurants, bars and takeaways, indoor heated pools with slides and an arcade.
The parks offer a variety of activities every day, including character shows and evening entertainment.
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The cheap deals are available at the Camber Sands, Prestatyn Sands and Southport parks.
- 3 nights on February 10 or 17 – from £71.20 per stay (sleeps 4)
- 4 nights on February 13 or 20 – from £79.20 per stay (sleeps 4)
- 7 nights on February 11 or 18 – from £127.20 per stay (sleeps 4)
Away Resorts has nine-holiday parks in the UK, including Essex, the Isle of Wight, Hayling Island, Cornwall, North Wales, the New Forest and Lincolnshire.
They provide a variety of self-catering options with central heating and double glazing, so you'll be nice and warm, while some come with private hot tubs.
- 4 nights in Tattershall Lakes, Lincolnshire, on February 19 February 2023 – from £339 per stay (sleeps 6)
- 4 nights in Whitecliff Bay, Isle of Wight, on February 19 – from £292 per stay (sleeps 6)
- 4 nights in Newquay Bay, Cornwall, on February 19 – from £351 per stay (sleeps 4)
Parkdean Resorts offer a huge range of facilities, including swimming pools and aquatic activities, daytime and evening entertainment and on-site restaurants.
- 3 nights in Kessingland Beach Holiday Park, Suffolk – from £109 per stay
- 3 nights in Southerness Holiday Park, Scotland – from £119 per stay
- 3 nights in Looe Bay Holiday Park, Cornwall – from £119 per stay
- 3 nights in Whitley Bay Holidays Park, Tyne & Wear – from £129 per stay
Sykes Holiday Cottages give you access to entertainment both within the cottages and in the surrounding areas, ensuring that children are always entertained.
- 7 nights at Castle View, Somerset -from £427 per stay (sleeps 5)
If you'd rather spend the half-term holiday in the midst of the woods, Forest Holidays has the best deals on cabin holidays right now – and most of them include hot tubs.
3 nights on February 17:
- Deerpark, Cornwall – from £590 per stay
- Garwnant, Brecon Beacons – from £915 per stay
- Keldy, North Yorkshire – from £640 per stay
4 nights on February 20:
- Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire – from £745 per stay
- Thorpe Forest, Norfolk – from £805 per stay
- Keldy, North Yorkshire – from £790 per stay
Hoseasons has a wide range of accommodation to rent across the UK, including popular tourist spots in Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.
4 nights in Stanwix Park, Cumbria – from £141 per stay
4 nights in White Acres, Newquay, Cornwall – from £169 per stay
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You could even spend your week off in the south of the New Forest – a stone's throw from the pebbled beach at Milford on Sea with Shorefield Holiday Park.
- Book a 4-night holiday from £219 per stay
If you'd rather go on a city break, Premier Inn has family rooms from £42.50 per night.
And Travelodge's family rooms cost from £41.99 per night.
Legoland has half-term overnight stays from £55pp, including 1-day park entry, hotel and freebies.
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We also found the best spring break in seaside UK locations from £7pp a night, including cheap hot tub breaks.
While Haven has early summer 2023 breaks from £3pp a night.
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