Animal Holidays

Swimming with dolphins, horse riding hacks and a fantastic way to get kids engaged and learn about elephants by reading, we have it all for animal-mad children this summer:

Swimming with dolphins in Madeira

Try the new Madeiran adventure with Activites Abroad this summer and enjoy whale watching, snorkelling with dolphins, sea kayaking and more! 

Thai Elephants with Turquoise

Some pre-holiday reading from one of our favourite family operators

Safari at Port Lympne Reserve, Kent this summer

Jump aboard a safari truck in Kent and see animals roaming freely through the Reserve. This August stay in a Hog Deer Creek Shepherds Hut surrounded by animals. 

Great outdoors at the Grove

Discover butterflies, bugs and animal life with The Grove's new wildlife walk. Kids get a nature-hunting kit with binoculars, magnifying glass and explorer's notebook. 

Horseriding in Wiltshire

Spend some of the summer holidays exploring the beautiful Rushmore Estate on horseback with this three-day family stay with Equestrian Escapes. 

Meet the beavers at the Lower Mill, Cotswolds

The Lower Mill estate is home to over 500 animal species including deer, otters and beavers. Stay in sleek, sustainable accommodation right on the water. 

Sea Safari at Longlands, Exmoor National Park

The summer's full at Longlands but book now for an Autumn break; spend the day as a zookeeper at Exmoor Zoo, swim with sea lions or try a Sea Safari!

Sleepover at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Sleep overnight at Whipsnade Zoo in a Lookout Lodge and take a sunset tour to see rhinos, bongos, lions and more, as well as a night walk to scour the skies for bats.