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amy-hopkins

Digital Content Editor at Family Traveller, Amy is an experienced journalist and online expert specialising in travel.


Latest stories:

Trouble in paradise: St Lucia with a poorly toddler

Marigot Bay Resort Spa & Marina in St Lucia is ideal destination for a break with a little one, even if things don’t go as planned

Holidays to change the way kids see the world (& blow their minds!)

Whether it’s learning a cool new skill, volunteering, or stepping boldly into the unknown, meaningful travel can open your kids’ eyes – and blow their minds

Forget the Caribbean – discover 11 spellbinding islands in the UK

UK islands make for an ideal family holiday and you and the kids won’t have to endure hours in a plane to get there

The Ickworth, Suffolk: Where tots come first

Everything at The Ickworth hotel in Suffolk has been designed with tiny travellers in mind, which is great news for our writer and her 11-month old daughter

Arabian Nights: Combine a luxury stay with Aladdin the musical

An exciting new accommodation package at Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel in London’s Knightsbridge includes tickets to Aladdin the musical

Doggy Divine at Stapleford Park: the pawfect retreat for families with dogs

Hannah Canavan and her family decamp to Parkdean Resort on the Isle of Wight, where they discover that caravan parks have come a long way

Review: Faversham Creek Hotel and Red Sails Restaurant, Kent

Amy Hopkins heads to the charming market town of Faversham in Kent to check out a cosy Creek-side hotel and award-winning restaurant

Luxury destinations and how to do them on a budget

Luxury and budget aren’t two words you often hear in the same sentence, but it is possible to take the kids to some of the world’s most spectacular places without breaking the bank

Hvar Croatia: family holiday guide

With its gorgeous coastline, clear waters and picturesque ancient towns, Hvar island in Croatia offers families a charming, non-commercial sunshine break

Hotel Eden in Rome reopens – Family Traveller review

One of Rome's most iconic hotels, Hotel Eden, has reopened after 17 months of extensive renovation – Amy Hopkins discovers it was well worth the wait

A family weekend in French Basque Country

It's known for old-fashioned glamour, but with its awesome surf spots and low-key families, the Basque Country is so much cooler than you think

Stay on a luxury yacht…for less than £200

Beds on Board is like Airbnb for boats, which means you and the kids can now spend the night on a luxury yacht, often for less than the price of a hotel