Heading off on a family holiday this summer? With the best UK staycations back in business and the sun set to shine, we've rounded up the most fabulous family essentials for your travels around Great Britain.
From the comfiest and coolest sandals for the whole family to lightweight linens and elegant evening wear, update your summer wardrobe with these key pieces from John Lewis, including some classics from their brilliant new ANYDAY range for kids. Plus, there's also the chicest suitcases and picnic sets, perfect for your family adventures!
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Perfect for heatwave weather, these lovely linen styles will keep you cool all summer long.
Hush Pink Linen Dress, £45, John Lewis
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Short sleeve linen shirt, £40, John Lewis
Linen Shirt, from £7.50, John Lewis
Stripe Playsuit, from £16, John Lewis
Let's face it, the UK's weather is unpredictable and when those grey clouds strike, you'll be glad you packed a trusty raincoat.
Ilse Jacobsen Hornbæk Waterproof Anorak, £84, John Lewis
Fjällräven Vardag Water-Resistant Anorak, £185, John Lewis
Hatley Kids' Waterproof Jacket, £36, John Lewis
Create casual summer looks with these shorts.
Hush Linen Turn Up Shorts, £55, John Lewis
Cotton Chino Shorts, £29, John Lewis
Baby Organic Cotton Stripe Shorts (Pack of 2), from £9, John Lewis
Comfy but cool sandals
Don a pair of summer sandals for comfortable days out with your family.
Mint Velvet Orange Sandals, £79, John Lewis
Tommy Hilfiger Essential Slides, £35, John Lewis
Children's Canvas Sandals, from £16, John Lewis
Wrap up warm with a statement jumper – these colourful knits are going straight in our baskets.
Hush V Neck Jumper, £69, John Lewis
Cotton Breton Stripe Jumper, £38.50, John Lewis
Tie Dye Hoodie, from £14, John Lewis
Getting dressed up for a night out on the town? John Lewis has the most incredible evening wear, and these are some of our favourite styles.
Ro&Zo Floral Print Dress, £89, John Lewis
Original Penguin Cotton Oxford Stripe Shirt, £60, John Lewis
Botanical Print Dress, from £20, John Lewis
Gingham Short Sleeve Shirt, from £12, John Lewis
Whether you're spending a day at the beach or going for a dip in the pool, make sure you've packed swimwear for the whole family
FatFace Breton Wrap Swimsuit, £39.50, John Lewis
Recycled Long Swim Shorts, £35, John Lewis
Heirloom Collection Kids' Painted Floral Ruffle Swimsuit, £7, John Lewis
HUGO BOSS Kids' Quick Dry Board Shorts, from £29.40, John Lewis
Who says suitcases can't be stylish? These carry-ons and weekend bags will certainly do the trick.
Sunnylife Kids' Dinosaur Luggage, £40, John Lewis
Orlando 76cm 4-Wheel Large Suitcase, £95, John Lewis
This ultra sensitive sun cream will keep the whole family protected.
Ultrasun SPF 30 Family Ultra Sensitive Sun Cream, £20 John Lewis
Plan an idyllic country picnic this summer! There's nothing like a spot of alfresco dining to put a smile on their faces.
Willow Picnic Basket Cooler Bag & Rug, £70, John Lewis
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