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Fabulous StayPlayExplore short breaks from only £149

StayPlayExplore short breaks are a fabulous collection of great value, flexible and easy to book UK family holidays. Each one of our super breaks includes admission to at least 3 top attractions or experiences of your choice and overnight stays in a family friendly hotel.

During the current crisis we are working with all our partners to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience, all the details on new procedures and what to expect are here.

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Take a look at our destinations below and start planning your dream break. From castles, zoos and theme parks to waterparks, outdoor pursuits and museums. There's plenty to do to keep all the family entertained.

To find out more about the changes that are now in place, which attractions are open, how to prebook your visits and how to enjoy your holiday safely


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Don't take our word for how good a deal our StayPlayExplore short breaks are, read what some of our visitors say about their experiences.

Side Street Style - stayed November 2019

"The Play Stay Explore package is an amazing price with three activities included plus a stay in a 4-star hotel. I was really impressed from start to finish and this is certainly something I'd consider again."

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* Please note that tickets purchased for breaks to be taken during the period of specially reduced VAT - 15 July 2020 until 12 January 2021 - will expire on January 12th 2021.  If you wish to have your tickets valid for the full 12 months as per a regular SPE booking, you will need to pay the standard rate for the break at the time your book your break. Please contact us for more information.