The Great British Seaside Holiday is seeing a revival!


Forget flight delays, shrug off airport strikes and let lost luggage become a thing of the past ÔÇô the UK offers some of the best beach holidays around ÔÇô complete with candy floss, deckchairs and fish’n’chips on the way home! Brighton and Blackpool of course are famous for the complete experience, including kiss-me-quick hats and saucy postcards, but for those who spurn the bright lights and illuminations there are beaches like Padstow or Whitby.

If you’re not partial to the seaside, discover what other delights the UK can offer ÔÇô sophisticated city breaks ÔÇô shopping, theatreland and fine dining; Golfing and other activity holidays: fishing, crafts, rambling or even steam trains! Explore areas of natural beauty such as the Trossachs or Snowdonia; discover our heritage and natural history: the UK boasts museums, archeology, and animal sanctuaries. For younger people there are safari and adventure parks. The UK really does have something for everyone.

European ferries report an unprecedented number of passengers travelling from mainland Europe to the UK for their holidays, and it’s time we got in on the act too to discover what puts the Great into Britain.

Naturally a prime consideration when deciding on a holiday will be your accommodation, and that is where FHG can help. Since 1957 we have published directories of holiday accommodation  whether you are looking for a budget b & b, a small intimate hotel, a caravan or camping site, maybe somewhere you know is child-friendly we even publish a guide dedicated to establishments who are happy for you to bring your pet on holiday too!

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