Butlins Goes Back to the Future|
On 07/12/2010 in Travel Reviews
Frenetic and full of fun, a family holiday at Butlins proves just how much the holiday camp has changed in recent years
The last time I went to Butlins I was 11, it was at Barry Island with my school, we stayed in rather nasty chalets and it was cold and grey. I remember the soggy white bread with the cooked breakfast we had every morning, trying fencing (being very
How British childhood has changed since the Fifties|
On 14/05/2012 in Leisure
When the Queen ascended the throne in 1952, things were a little different...
bakers and delis have changed our tastes.■ Butlins ■ Boutique breaks Holiday camps put the focus firmly on family fun. Parents are plumping for chic independent hotels
Family festivals in the UK|
On 12/08/2011 in UK
What could be further removed from the daily routine than the chance to let your hair down at a family festival?
toys and games on display, lots of hands-on creative activities, and a few blast-from-the-past favourites like Space Hoppers and Space Invaders. Plus – and how kitsch is this? – there’s actually a Butlins holiday camp with Red Coats on hand to serve up
Family festivals for 2011|
On 26/09/2010 in Leisure
A round-up of our favourite family festivals for summer 2011. Book now to make the most of Early Bird offers
and Space Invaders. Plus – and how kitsch is this? – there’s actually a Butlins holiday camp with Red Coats on hand to serve up campsite fun from its heyday!There’s babysitting available too, so expect a few dodgy moves from parents too on the dance floors