Cheap weekend breaks for families in the South of England

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Find and book your next family adventure in the South of England for an affordable price, with many comfortable facilities and entertainment for the whole family.

Explore the long coastline, visit the charming villages or stroll in the city centre during your weekend break, and don’t miss out on the local gastronomy and history. 

Best cheap weekends breaks for families in the South of England

Fairlight Chalet Bungalow

In South Hayling, we present a lovely one-bedroom bungalow for a short family break on the South of England coast.

Inside the recently renovated home are a double bedroom, an open living space counting a sofa bed, a kitchen, a table for dining and french doors going to the private patio.

Eastoke Beach, local pubs and shops are just a few minutes walkk from your doorstep.


Cranfield Retreat & Glamping

Set on a meadow surrounded by open countryside in Long Melford, we propose this glamping option in Suffolk for your family break in a tranquil setting.

This alternative shepherd hut provides a double bed, a bunk bed and some seating.

The kitchen, dining, lounge and bathroom facilities are separate shared structures.

Guests can take advantage of a barbecue and the garden with furniture on the property grounds.

Old Ferry View

On the banks of the River Severn, Old Ferry View is a unique and tranquil getaway for families looking to explore the South West.

Boasting an incredible front garden with outdoor furniture, the little cabin has a studio plan with a double bed, a sofa bed, a kitchenette and an en-suite.

Thornbury Castle, Wild Place Project and Bristol Zoo Gardens are just some of the attractions nearby.

Cheap (but still very good) residences for a family weekend break in the South of England

Saffron Court - Apt 6

Only five minutes walk from the city centre of High Wycombe, we present this inexpensive one-bedroom apartment for couples.

Equipped with high standards facilities this flat includes one double bedroom, a lounge area with sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and a shower room with toilet.

Some attractions in the area inlude Cliveden House, and a good variety of pubs and cafes.


Exclusive Norman Road Apartment

Ideally located in the heart of St Leonard’s, this family apartment is an excellent option for a weekend break with the family.

Presenting modern and lush interiors, the flat can sleep four visitors thanks to its double bedroom and a sofa bed in the bright lounge. Completed with a new bathroom and new kitchen. 

Go outside and explore the charming village and coastal beaches, all within a short walk.


Luxury Home

Located in the heart of East Sussex, this studio home can accommodate your family for an economic price.

With an open plan layout, the inexpensive home comprehends a double bed, a sofa bed, a dining table, a kitchen, a family bathroom and a garden.

Within walking distance of Pevensey Castle, Pevensey Bay Beach and a variety of local amenities.


Funky 2 Bedroom Apartment

Next on the list of cheap accommodations for a weekend break with family, we found this quirky apartment in the town centre of Hastings.

Each room of the two-bedroom flat is decorated with unique touches and to high standards self-catering facilities.

The ideal location offers Hasting beach, only a few hundreds meter away, and a plethora of shops and restaurants.

The Hideaway

Set in an idyllic and secluded place in the New Forest National Park, The Hideaway is a one-bedroom cabin that can accommodate a small family.

Equipped with modern facilities, the cottage counts one double bed, a sofa bed, a dining table, a kitchen and a large bathroom with a bath.

Surrounded by countryside and woodland guests will find scenic walking paths.

A few pubs and restaurants are within a short walk from the cabin.

Shanklin Villa Apartments

Shanklin Villa Apartments are a complex of luxury self-catering apartments for a short break on the Isle of Wight.

These child-friendly apartments have between one and four bedrooms, all equipped to the highest standard providing you with all the comforts of a home away for the whole family. 

People that stayed here particularly enjoyed the hot tub and the nearby beach of Shanklin.


Cheap mobile homes for a family weekend break in the South of England

Martello Beach Holiday Park

This next holiday park lodging is an excellent option for a family looking to base their weekend break in the Essex region for a cheap price.

Accommodating up to six people with two bedrooms and a sofa bed, this holiday home has everything you might look for in a comfortable self-catering holiday.

Nearby points of interest that might attract you are Bicester Village, Colchester Castle Museum and St. Osyth Beach for some leisure. 



Heron 41

Only a short walk from Scratby beach, this next pet-friendly lodging in California Cliffs Holiday Park boasts a large side terrace with outdoor seating for the whole family.

This large static home has an open plan in the living spaces with a complete kitchen, a dining table and a lounge area. At the back is one master bedroom with an en-suite, a twin room and a family shower room with a toilet.

Ideally close to Norfolk’s biggest sights, California Cliffs is the ideal base for your family’s adventures by the coast.

Modern 3 Bed Chalet

Located in the Norfolk seaside village of Hemsby, Belle Aire Holiday Park offers this family-friendly Chalet with three bedrooms.

This home away from home is an excellent base for your cheap weekend with the whole family.

Self-catered facilities characterised the interiors of this chalet, providing one master bedroom and two twin rooms with bunk beds.

Explore the Coast and stroll along the Broads; Belle Aire Holiday Park is ideally located to discover it all. 

The Abi Joseph

Sitting in Combe Haven holiday park, The Abi Joseph is a new three-bedroom mobile home to base your holiday on the East Sussex coast.

You can find a home’s comforts in this modern caravan, providing ample lounge space, a fully equipped kitchen, one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms.

Two seasonal swimming pools are available at the resort for an extra charge, while the beach is only a few minutes walks. 


Stunning 3 Bed Holiday Home

Relax and unwind with your family including your furry friend in this equipped three bedrooms holiday home in a resort with plenty of activities in Hastings.

Comfortably sleeping six guests the mobile home includes an en-suite in the master bedroom, a family bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a lounge area with a dining table, fireplace and sofa beds.

In the on-site facilities, you’ll find a swimming pool, clubhouse, and entertainment.

Vale Lodge

Moving on, we have Vale Lodge, a new and uniquely designed static caravan in Birchington Vale Holiday Park.

Exclusive self-catering facilities are featured in this two-bedroom lodge, including a lounge area with a sofa and dining table, a modern kitchen and two comfortable bathrooms.

People that stayed here particularly enjoyed the many facilities of the park included.

Cheap glamping for a family weekend break in the South of England


Another excellent glamping option for the more adventurous families looking for a break from the city, we present this cabin in the stunning Dorset countryside.

With all the luxuries of a home, the chalet comprises one double bedroom with an en-suite, a sofa bed, a table with chairs, a kitchenette, and a front patio – all for a fantastic price!

The secluded woodland has access to breathtaking coastal walks and cycling paths. 

Bell Tent Glamping

This campsite gives another comfortable, family-friendly glamping opportunity for a low-cost weekend break,  sitting on the historic grounds of Royal Victoria Country Park.

Each accommodation can comfortably sleep a family of four plus a furry friend. 

There are separate male and female facilities, three play areas and an outdoor equipped kitchenette on the property grounds.

Along the front of the country, the park runs Netley shore giving beautiful views of Southampton and the Isle of  Wight.


The Studio

In the heart of Rural Kelly Bray, you are welcomed by this charming studio with private parking for a relaxing break in the cornish countryside.

With direct views of the farmlands, this tiny home comprises a kitchenette, two double beds, a bunk bed, a dining table and an en-suite shower room with a toilet.

A barbecue is present on-site, with some outdoor furniture on the back terrace of the accommodation. 

Plenty of points of interest nearby, including Bodmin Moor and Standing Stone

  • Which cheap weekend break accommodation for families in the South of England may include a swimming pool or children's playgrounds?

    Holiday parks usually offer a variety of activities and on-site amenities for the whole family. From swimming pool to entertainment, you might find it in one of the holiday parks listed on this page. We always recommend personally contacting the property for certainty.

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  • Can you park near the lodging on the cheap weekend breaks for families in the South of England?

    Almost every lodging for families in the south of Egland will allow you to park for free on-site for at least one vehicle per booking. However, it is always best to contact the property in advance to see the availability.

  • Are cheap weekend breaks for families in South West England accepting a dog?

    Many sites allow one or more pets at the properties, and most will ask for a small fee to bring your friend. You can check out the lists above for pet-friendly options, but always contact the property owner for certainty.