The capital might not seem like an obvious family destination choice, but kids love the hustle and bustle of the big city.
'London is great for a family holiday,' agrees Nadine Hallak, travel expert at cheapflights.co.uk. 'You can enjoy child-friendly festivals and events, live shows and the famous Hamley's toy emporium. As a bonus for parents, many attractions offer free admission, including London's hands-on museums.'
London offers a choice of indoor activities and outdoor letting-off-steam locations.