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The Big Debate


Why is taking family holidays in term time in the news?

Recent rule changes by the Department for Education have made it harder for parents to get a school's permission to take their children out of class during term time, and so to avoid higher prices in peak season.

Why is it a problem for families?

Peak holiday demand drives up prices for flights and accommodation, and some families argue that term-time holidays are the only way they can afford to take their children on enriching overseas trips.

Would forcing holiday firms and airlines to lower their peak prices make any difference?


A rant on the subject on Facebook has highlighted the possibility of legislation or controls to stop holiday price-gouging. But such an effort would probably backfire if it meant fewer holidays on offer overall. Also, August and Christmas are fixed points in the year, and there is no changing that.


We at Gainsborough Retreats can help you with your holiday plans in the Derbyshire Peak District

Come and join us and enjoy the luxury feel of your own self catering cottage, take to the outdoors and enjoy the fresh air!!

Our new pricing is on offer for a limited time only so book quickly on 01629 540525 in order to take advantage of our reduced school holiday prices!


Brackendale Spa Offer


Brackendale Spa our offering a delightful treat for your fingers and toes for the whole month of May


Book in for a Brackendale Smart Polish on fingers & toes for &30. Offer includes a mini manicure & mini pedicure Advanced bookings only.

Booking is advised as  the spa does get busy during weekend and holiday periods.

Please like their facebook page and log into the website for all the latest information and monthly offers.

Tel: 01629 540727 E:                                      

Published in: May Newsletter