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  • Zac at the Alcazaba, Grenada. Image: Fiona Flores Watson

    Gadgets vs. Grenada

    A family visit to Granada’s Alhambra sees gadgets momentarily abandoned as Spain’s Moorish past stirs a tech-obsessed 10-year-old’s imagination Read More»

  • Rocking the boat in Northumberland

    The wild waterways of northern Northumberland feel like Wind in the Willows territory, perfect for a family canoeing adventure around the tributaries and teahouses of the Till Read More»

  • Family travel: Summer survival guide

    Free — or almost free — ideas for the summer, without resorting to the dreaded ‘devices’ Read More»

  • Can you dig it?

    Complete with hard hat tours and tempting pasties, an outing to the former mining town of Geevor gives one family a flavour of Cornish history Read More»

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    Italian cookery school

    Pasta, gelato, pizza and wonderful wild garlic — what’s not to like about Italian food? This summer, kids can try their hand at becoming a carb-happy masterchef — before tucking… Read More»


In the 2017 issue of National Geographic Traveller – Family we've pulled together wintry snow adventures to suit even hard-to-please teens. Elsewhere, we hike trails in the jagged Dolomite mountains; go on an epic rainy adventure in Costa Rica; and take an affordable trip to the River Tarn in France. Get your free 84-page guide with the Jan/Feb 2017 issue.

Read the 19-page sample here 



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Coumeenole Beach, Dingle. Image: Getty


Ireland: Hooked on Dingle

Perched on the westernmost tip of Ireland, the town of… Read More»

Serre Chevalier. Image: UCPA


Family travel: Skiing in Serre Chevalier

Don’t want to take out a second mortgage to get… Read More»

Colony of white-fronted bee-eaters on the bank of the Chongwe River, Lower Zambezi National Park. Image: Emma Gregg


Safari for 73-year-old beginners

It’s never too late to experience the wonders of the… Read More»


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