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Great holidays and short breaks for all the family this summer

When it comes to family holidays and short breaks one of most difficult things to decide is where to go and what to visit in order to keep every generation happy.

Here are some destinations with attractions to entertain all ages.

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

While it may seem obvious, it is unavoidable as a family destination suggestion and with good reason. With an array of rides to entertain children and adults of all ages and a huge number of bars and restaurants across the resort, there are endless things to do. This year, the park is celebrating Marvel’s Summer of Superheroes so it’s never been a better time to visit with someone who loves costumed crime fighters. Shearings are offering holidays in August to Disneyland Paris, with coach travel, accommodation at the hotel Cheyenne, Sequoia Lodge or Newport Bay Club and three day park tickets with Magic Morning Early Admission included.

Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors

China’s world famous terracotta warriors are being exhibited at Liverpool’s World Museum until October. This is the perfect opportunity to get the kids interested in 1000 years of history dating back to the 8th Century BC and see some figures never before displayed in Britain. It’s also a great chance to explore the historic city of Liverpool. Shearings have short breaks with entrance to the exhibition included as well as time to explore Liverpool and Chester, which has a fantastic Roman experience which is great for all ages. Tours leave across the summer, staying at Merseyside and Cheshire hotels and include tickets to the Terracotta Warriors exhibition.

Lake Como

Lake Como

Stunning Lake Como in northern Italy offers fabulous scenery, great food, lakeside bars and great activities for all the family. Highlights include Vezio Castle, famous for the views it commands of the lake as well as a permanent exhibition it houses about dinosaur discoveries made in the area. Kids and adults will all love boat cruises on the lake and the Jungle Raider Park, a fantastic woodland adventure park in the forests above the lakeside town of Bellagio. Shearings have a number of Lake Como holidays over the summer, with the possibility of staying in lakeside apartments, with space for up to 10 people and swimming pool access at the adjoining hotel, so you run out of things to do!

Warwick Castle

Jousting at Warwick Castle

A fantastic day out for young and old alike, there’s a huge amount of history to learn about at Warwick Castle. The in-castle attractions really bring the castle to life, including the Castle Dungeons and new Dragon Slayer exhibits which tell the story of the ancient castle through interactive storytelling. Shearings have tours which include excursions to Warwick Castle leaving throughout the summer, which include a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare and home to a number of fantastic exhibitions on Tudor England and tours include travel and meal plans.

For more information on all of the tours mentioned above and to see Shearings’ full range of family holidays click here

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