The summer holidays are a time when families look forward to getting away together and spending quality time with their loved ones. If the heat of European beach resorts and the hustle and bustle of airports sound more like work than relaxation, why not book a break in one of the UK’s beautiful holiday spots? Here are the best family summer staycations for 2017.

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1/8 The Vogue Lodge, Swanage, Dorset

This high-end park lodge boasts stunning views across the Jurassic Coast and is ideally located for an outdoorsy holiday. Nearby are the beautiful clean sands of Studland and the cosy cove of Lulworth Bay. Corfe and Durlston castles provide plenty of opportunities for delving into the history of the area and the rocky bays are perfect for searching for fossils.

The lodge itself is a light and airy and has the feel of a luxury country cottage. With a king-sized bed and ensuite shower room as well as the on-site gym and swimming pool, it might be trickier than you think to tear yourself away from your holiday home to explore the surrounding area.

What: 7 nights’ self-catering accommodation at The Vogue Lodge, Swanage Bay View Holiday Park

Where: Swanage, Dorset

When: 26 August- 2 September

Price: £839

Find out more and book Vogue Lodge at Sykes Cottages

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