The 'cost' of family holidays

The average cost of keeping children entertained throughout the year is a nearly £4,800. When the holidays come round you have to factor in an extra £60.00 a week to your regular monthly budget.

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Full report: the cost of a break in the sun

The average cost of keeping children entertained throughout the year is a nearly £4,800. That's according to a survey of two thousand families nationwide.

Inevitably, when the holidays come round you have to factor in an extra £60.00 a week to your regular monthly budget.

Our Reporter Wesley Smith has been to Gloucestershire where they claim you can have a great day out for just £3.50.

Holidaying on a budget

ITV News West Country has been looking at the cost of running a family and what the extra cost is during the Summer holidays.

Beechenhurst Lodge near Coleford in Gloucestershire is part of a network of attractions in the Forest of Dean which works together to provide a range of options for families working on a budget.

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