Family holidays in Dorset

School Holidays

From half-term holidays to summer staycations and even family-friendly Christmas breaks, our seasonal family breaks promise activities aplenty.

Summer Holiday Breaks

Stay, Play, Explore

Experience the ultimate summer escape at Moonfleet Manor, with a myriad of facilities and activities on-site - terraces, mini golf, skittles, escape rooms, tennis and swimming - and lots to see and do in the local area. Our team will also be on hand to share their insider tips on the best beaches, local attractions and crabbing spots. As always, parents can also look forward to some down time with 90 minutes of complimentary childcare per night's stay!

October Half Term Breaks

October Spook-tacular

As autumn sets in, October is an ideal time to head to Dorset. Explore the scenic coastline before returning to a cosy spot beside the fireplace for hot chocolate. You can also look forward to days brimming with spook-tacular family activities led by our Den team. Expect plenty of pumpkin-themed activities, spooky crafts and ghostly stories.

Festive Family Breaks

Christmas & New Year House Parties

With two house parties plus a festive interlude break to choose from, there's plenty of opportunity to join in the merriment. As well as a jam-packed activity and entertainment schedule - including family quizzes, gingerbread house competitions and Crufts at Christmas, there will be indulgent dinner parties, leisurely breakfasts and plenty of time for R&R with a tempting treatment menu.

February Half Term Breaks

Fun-filled February Half Term

Experience an unforgettable half term on the stunning Jurassic coast, where adventure and relaxation await. Discover our exciting line-up of family activities including pancake racing, firepit s'mores toasting, Valentine's biscuit decorating and mermaid swimming plus daily Den sessions with our Ofsted-registered team.

May Half Term Breaks

Magical May Half Term

Enjoy half term on the Dorset coast, where sunny days beckon. From classic lawn games and mocktail making to escape rooms and hands-on science experiments, there is something for everyone. Venture just a stone's throw away and you'll find yourself amidst a treasure trove of attractions. The cygnets will be hatching at neighbouring Abbotsbury Swannery and you can experience the natural wonders of Lulworth Cove and iconic Durdle Door ahead of the summer season.