Family break in the UK during August: A cottage retreat, a resort holiday and an active trip

A British break - oOne holiday, three ways

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Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific holiday. This week, a family break in the UK during August. All prices are per person, based on two adults and two children sharing.

Cottage: £177, Coastal Cottages

Includes seven nights' self-catering in Millbank Cottage in the riverside village of Hazelbeach, Pembrokeshire, from 7 August. It sleeps four, with two bedrooms, open-plan living area, and two terraces with views of the river. There are beaches a short drive away, as is the town of Pembroke (01437 772760;

Resort: £189, Butlin's

Includes four nights' room-only from 3 August at The Ocean hotel at Butlin's, Bognor Regis, which is next to the beach and has a waterpark, fairground, and activities from cycling to go-karting. The price also includes a magic and comedy show from Catchphrase host Stephen Mulhern (0330 102 5267;

Activity: £225,  PGL

Includes seven nights' full-board accommodation at Barton Hall in an ensuite family room, arriving 8 August. The resort is set within a site of 46 acres with a heated outdoor pool, dry ski slope, raft building, and a zip wire. All activities and equipment are included in the price (0844 371 2424;