A speck in the vastness of the surrounding taiga (forest wilderness), Camp Ripan is the base for an outdoor family holiday. It is packed with winter activities including snowshoeing, snowmobiling, husky dog-sledding, a trip to an ice hotel and cross-country skiing, all well suited to kids over six and adults alike. Accommodation is in cosy cabins and there is a Northern Lights viewing lounge, restaurant, spa and outdoor heated pool. KE Adventure Travel (01768 773966; keadventure.com) has six days from £1,640 (adult), £974 (child) including flights, accommodation, all meals and activities, including additional warm clothing, spa visits. Departures between December 2017 and April 2018.