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Subsidised breaks for serving RAF

We know how stressful Service life can be. Deployment, separation and continuous moves can all add to pressures at work and home. To help, the RAF Benevolent Fund has launched a pilot offering new, subsidised breaks across the UK this summer for RAF personnel and their families.

The trial will run during selected dates during mid May to mid September 2018 and will offer an opportunity to rent a caravan or cottage in many popular UK locations. Priority will be given to serving personnel and families with a welfare need. There is potential for this welfare offer to be expanded should the trial prove to be popular with the serving community.

**Dates during the summer school holidays at Filey, Wells-Next-The-Sea and Lake District are now fully booked. Dates are still available at these locations in May, June and early September. Book now to avoid disappointment**

Please note: to book a break, download our application form. Please note: to book a break, download our application form. Please do not book on the break websites and please ignore any availability dates on the property websites. Properties have been block booked by the RAF Benevolent Fund for the period 4 May - 15 September 2018.

Locations

Hammer Bank Lodge, Lake District

Hammer Bank Lodge

Availability between 12 May and 15 September
Hammer Bank Lodge has been fully renovated and lovingly furnished to provide well equipped, first class accommodation.

Ideal for families, this wonderful Windermere home boasts two warm cosy sitting rooms, one leading to a delightful enclosed garden, a modern kitchen with dining area, three lovely bedrooms and a spacious bathroom.

A real home from home, full of character, charm and those extra touches that make a memorable holiday. The location is just a few minutes walk from a variety of shops and restaurants in Windermere.

View this break for more information. To book, please download our application form.

Fisherman and Creel Cottages – Stonehaven

Availability between 4 May and 14 September
Stonehaven is a beautiful working harbour just south of Aberdeen. It is easy to understand why so many people come to visit year-round. A place of stunning natural beauty and historic importance makes Stonehaven an idyllic place to holiday. Both the Fisherman's Cottage and Creel Cottage have been lovingly restored.

Fisherman's Cottage can sleep nine and Creel Cottage can sleep eight people. Both cottages are furnished and equipped to a very high standard.

View this break for more information. To book, please download our application form.

Glanaber Cottage – Aberdovey

Aberdovey

Availability between 4 May and 14 September
Glanaber is a superb modern three-bedroom self-catering holiday apartment on the banks of the Dovey Estuary. The property retains most of its original features with stunning seaside views.

Located next to the foreshore of the Dovey Estuary the cottage has direct access to a stony beach which is a great location for a picnic during warm sunny days throughout the year, whilst watching wildlife on the river. Ten minutes' walk away is the golden sands of Aberdovey beach and Cardigan Bay.

View this break for more information. To book, please download our application form.

Reighton Sands Holiday Park - Filey

Filey Park

Availability between 12 May and 15 September
Reighton Sands Holiday Park is the perfect destination for adventurers, explorers and those who want to have fun. You can book a Prestige three-bedroom caravan that can accommodate eight people. Other facilities include an indoor pool and a 9-hole golf course set in 140 acres with some magnificent sea views.

View this break for more information. To book, please download our application form.

Wells-next-the-sea - Pinewoods Holiday Park

Wells next to the sea

Availability between 12 May and 15 September
Pinewoods is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by pine trees, and is only a short walk from the beautiful beaches at Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham Bay.

All caravans include free gas, electricity, hot water and bed linen, colour TV and DVD. Kitchens are well-equipped and include crockery, pots and pans, a full-size cooker, a fridge and a microwave.

View this break for more information. To book, please download our application form.

Get in touch

If you have a question about any of the breaks on this page, do not hesitate to contact us by calling 01903 784044 or emailing respitetrial@rafbf.org.uk.

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