Child Friendly Holidays UK - Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Lake District, Scotland, Wales
Family friendly holidays throughout the UK. Child friendly cottages and hotels with great facilities for children including swimming pools, kids meal times and entertainment. Also self-catering family holidays give greater freedom for younger families. See our holiday special offers for our latest discounts.
Choose from 23 fun-packed Family Holiday Parks in great coastal locations! Whether you’re looking for an activity filled UK family holiday or a tranquil escape from the busyness of everyday life, Park Holidays UK will have a holiday park that’s right for you.
With locations across the South including Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Kent, Essex & Suffolk we provide a large choice of self-catering caravan, lodge & chalet hire, touring/tent pitches and holiday home ownership.
Come and join in the fun with great facilities and free entertainment on many parks* including:-
- Heated Leisure Pools
- Kids Club with Loopy Rabbit
- Family Entertainment venues
- Kids Play Areas
- Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Outdoor sports grounds
- Family Holidays start from just £69!
With lots to explore and do onsite and in the local area you will find kids love caravan holidays and want to come back year after year! So why not enjoy a great new lifestyle with caravan holiday home ownership where you are free to get away on holiday throughout the season. There’s a great range of new and pre-owned caravan models for sale, view online now and request your free Brochure & DVD.
*Facilities can vary at each park – See website for actual updated facilities on offer by location.
Park Holidays UK also offer Static Caravans for sale at 23 Parks along the south coast.
Sales Tel: 0843 178 7065
Locations: Devon: Dawlish, Brixham, Paignton Dorset: Christchurch, Nr Fareham Sussex: Hastings, Rye, Winchelsea, Chichester Kent: Isle of Sheppey, Dymchurch, Whitstable Essex : Nr Maldon, Nr Clacton-on-Sea Suffolk: Felixstowe
Tredethick is the perfect holiday retreat for families with young children.
It provides fun experiences, in beautiful scenery, whatever the weather. It’s a place to see and hear your young children come alive and for you to relax and recharge.
Each morning on the farm children can bottle-feed lambs, feed the goats, pigs and chickens and collect freshly laid eggs. There’s an opportunity to ride a gentle pony too. Our child-friendly indoor pool is a toasty 30 degrees and the secluded hot tub garden can be fun for the whole family or a quiet retreat for parents.
Children love the soft playroom with its play frames, shapes and ball pool. Grown-ups love the daily papers, current magazines, fresh Lavazza coffee, comfy chairs and views onto sweeping farmland.
The giant sandpit, puzzles, Ping-Pong and pool in the play barn provide plenty more opportunities for play.
There’s lots of scope for outdoor fun too, with the play-park, giant trampoline, ride-on tractors, balance bikes and scooters.
Tredethick is a place where with young children you can relax, recharge, enjoy and long to return.
Child friendly cottage holidays: Tredethick, Lostwithiel, Cornwall PL22 0LE
For over 20 years, Luxury Family Hotels have combined comprehensive family friendly hotel facilities with the luxury and comfort of some of the UK’s finest country house hotels.
We don’t ask you to compromise on quality just because you want to bring your children. You will find beautiful buildings in stunning locations, stylish yet comfortable interiors, fabulous award-winning food, spa treatments and superb service, alongside all the elements that make your life easier as parents. Your children will also have a fantastic time – Ofsted registered Dens, babysitting and listening services, high tea, baby equipment, toys and games galore and, perhaps most importantly, a fabulously warm and personal welcome.
Quite simply, the scene is set for the perfect balance between time for the children, time as a family and time for you.
During your stay you will benefit from:
- Complimentary use of our OFSTED registered crèches
- Complimentary Children’s Club activity programme
- Children up to the age of 16 stay free on a room only basis
- Complimentary baby listening service
- Family friendly Spas with signature treatments
- Luxury accommodation in some of Britain’s finest country house hotels
- Stunning locations with extensive grounds
- Easy access to many of the UK’s best tourist attractions
Luxury family holidays in: Suffolk, Cornwall, Wiltshire, Dorset, Worcestershire and New Forest
Winners of the highly prestigious Tourism Excellence Award.
Mazzard Farm's six contemporary and luxury child friendly cottages (sleeping 2-24) are converted from former apple stores and have been transformed with much emphasis on style and comfort. Their gorgeous setting in Devon amongst 17-acres of wildlife-filled woodland, gardens and orchards makes the perfect holiday destination for young families. With water coming from the farm's own bore hole, luxurious oak floors, heated by a sophisticated wood chip burner, and with gorgeous 100% natural toiletries provided to all guests, it should not come as a surprise that Mazzard Farm was recently awarded the prestigious Gold Award from the Green Business Tourism Scheme.
The traffic-free courtyard, play areas, outside dining areas, BBQs and a store-filled with ride-on toys, ensure the kids will have a great time. Yet there are also plenty of quiet corners with informal seating and lounging areas within the grounds. Bikes with child seats or tag-alongs are available for hire and lots of lovely walks can be done in and around the grounds (including its own woodland). A large selection of good quality toys, games, books and DVDs is available on loan, free of charge. Fresh produce and locally produced ready meals are available on-site, and a private chef can be arranged. Pamper sessions (such as Japanese Facials or Indian Head Massage) can be arranged for.
Sands Resort Hotel overlooks Atlantic Ocean between Padstow and Newquay.
Sands is a family run hotel offering a great location for exploring Cornwall. As a hotel specifically designed for family holidays you will find all the facilities and services you need as a family including:
- Children’s clubs
- Indoor and outdoor pools, gym and steam room
- Complimentary golf, tennis, croquet and basketball
- Family suites with separate children’s sleeping areas and baby listening
- Indoor and outdoor adventure play areas
- Children’s entertainment programme
- Rooms with chill box, broadband, dvd, sony playstation and 2 TV’s
- Eat dinner with or without children. Early children’s teas available
- Health & beauty Spa
- and REALLY FRIENDLY STAFF ...
But just don’t take our word visit www.sandsresort.co.uk/about-us/reviews to see how our guests have reviewed us on the trip advisor site and see why we are the highest rated family hotel in Cornwall.
Independent Cottages offers a comprehensive selection of family friendly holiday cottages and child and baby friendly self catering accommodation throughout the UK.
From cosy cottages in quiet idyllic country settings to luxury waterside apartments with stunning views or Scandinavian log cabins to town houses. With a diverse range of over 1400 holiday homes, we are sure you’ll find the perfect place for a short break, family holiday, seasonal get away or even a business trip.
There is no commission fee charged and Independent Cottages puts you in direct contact with the cottage owner who has first hand information to assist you in making the booking. With a ‘Late Availability’ search facility; whether you are planning your summer holiday in advance or want to get away at short notice, Independent Cottages has something for everyone.
Visit our easy to use website today to search for self catering accommodation within the UK.
Arguably the most comprehensive family resort in Scotland, 4 star Crieff Hydro is centrally located in its own 900 acre estate with an unrivalled range of leisure pursuits for all ages.
Make your next break a memorable one with a fabulous range of accommodation and onsite activities, just one hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow.
For short stays, weekend breaks and family holidays, you’ll find Crieff Hydro offers the broadest choice around plus self catering options ranging from chalets to 5* cottages.
Great for families, with 6 hours free supervised childcare per day and access to an unrivalled range of indoor and outdoor activities on a 900 acre estate. Great for couples with sumptuous room options, Hair & Beauty Spa, and access to over 60 activities from golf to horse-riding and lively dining choices.
As well as five places to eat and drink. For grown-ups after some 'me time', there's no better place than our adults-only Victorian Spa. And with a crèche, free childcare for 2-12s, and teenager hangouts like the Hub, the kids will have fun too.
Whether you are looking for blissful relaxation to unwind and restore a sense of wellbeing or for a family holiday packed with fun and activities, a break at The West Bay Country Club & Spa is the perfect coastal getaway. Ideal for weekend escapes to retreat from busy lives, a midweek dash from the city, or a fuss-free family holiday, reaching us couldn’t be easier. We’re just an hour and a half drive from London, and a short trip across to the Isle of Wight by ferry. As soon as you set sail across the Solent you will feel your shoulders relax as you escape the frantic pace of modern day life.
We are located in the West Wight, an area of outstanding natural beauty and the perfect base from which to discover the hidden secrets of the Island or explore the heritage coastline. Or simply relax, recharge and unwind in our Island Wellness Spa while your children enjoy our West Bay Kids programme of activities.
Our New England-style houses are set in 15 acres of landscaped grounds and pathways, which are gated and child-safe. Toddlers can run around freely and play games on the grass and older children can ride their bikes and scooters on the open pathways. Children will love our outdoor play area, outdoor splash pool and extensive programme of activities including water polo, wet ‘n’ wild fun sessions in the pool, table tennis, gymnastics and much more – which all take place under the supervision of experienced and qualified staff, giving you total peace of mind.
Our superb country cottages in central Cornwall offer excellent facilities, ideal location and outstanding local attractions making them perfect for a relaxing, enjoyable and easy holiday at any time of the year. Parents can unwind and children adore it here:
- Perfect for families – easy, relaxing and ideally located
- 4 and 5 Star Graded Cottages with EnjoyEngland Gold Award & Green Tourism Gold Award
- Superbly equipped, comfortable and welcoming cottages
- Excellent indoor heated swimming pool
- Games room, outdoor play areas, farm animals
- Our cottages and facilities are non-smoking and no pets
- Families return again and again
We have fantastic attractions all around us and there is always plenty to do: beautiful beaches; picturesque fishing villages; the Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan; walking and cycling; family adventure parks and much more.
Please visit our website for much more information, photographs, up to date availability and online booking:
Knowle Farm is a paradise for little children with animals galore, indoor and outdoor play areas, indoor heated pool, tennis and so much more - all set in 44 acres of beautiful South Devon countryside making it perfect for family friendly holidays.
The purpose built indoor toddler soft play area plus new outdoor toddler race track with ride-on toys, tractor tyre tunnel and play house are a real hit. The race track surrounds a large walk-in rabbit enclosure where children can stroke and feed the rabbits. Our pigs ‘Rasha’ and ‘Streakie’ are really popular with the children along with our miniature donkeys who love to be stroked. Don’t forget our alpacas, sheep, Pete the Dartmoor pony and his friend ‘Apache’ the skewbald donkey – they all love to say hello. Open your cottage door the chickens and ducks will be waiting, hoping to be fed.
There are six beautifully converted barns and the cottage range includes one, two, three and four bedrooms sleeping from two to eight plus cots. We hold a Gold Award for exceptional quality of accommodation, have a Four Star rating and also a Gold Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
The indoor heated pool is ideal for children with gentle steps to the shallow end and you can arrange swimming lessons with a qualified teacher. We also have our very own woodland and riverside walks where you can truly relax.
The area is awash with local attractions including steam trains and river trips and there is an excellent 11th century local village pub that is child friendly (baby-sitting can be arranged). Wonderful sandy beaches are within 30 minutes. Dartmoor National Park is on our doorstep.
For full information about us including lots of pictures, prices throughout the year and current availability, visit our website below:
Glynn Barton is truly the perfect place offering an exciting, safe and fascinating holiday environment for children, parents and accompanying grandparents. Families come back year after year!
Situated within 13 acres in the heart of North Cornwall our 8 self-catering 18th century cottages sleep 2-7 and offer light, spacious, contemporary country-style interiors. All cottages are well equipped with all amenities and baby and toddler equipment.
The safe walled courtyard is equipped with a wide variety of pedal cars and other vehicles, our playroom has a great selection of toys and games, the excellent swimming pool is kept at 30 degrees (with the press button warm shower after swimming an additional treat!), the trampoline is perfect for young children and the children’s playground has equipment to suit toddlers as well as older children, there is also a tennis court, table football, pool table and a tipi for the more adventurous who would like to spend a night under the stars etc.
A highlight is 9.30am Monday to Friday feeding of the cows, sheep, donkey, pigs and chickens, supervised by Shirley and Steve. All children are able to take an egg from a hen coop which they are able to take home for tea. Children are encouraged to use our washing facilities strategically placed around the site after contact with the animals.
Additional amenities include the shop providing high quality ready meals and excellent local ice cream, facilities for washing clothes and recycling waste, babysitting with a registered child minder, free Wifi and mid-week maid service
Family friendly cottage holidays in Cardinham, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 4AX
Shipley Lane Equestrian CentreEglinmgham, Nr Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2LS
From April to October inclusive, “Symphony” takes 26 people on day trips (including weekends), “Serenade” takes 10 people on 3/4 night holidays, and narrowboat “Melody” is available for weekly hire by a family or group with at least one disabled member. Charges are kept to a minimum so as not to exclude any groups. The remainder is raised in donations.
Welcome to West Cornwall Cottage Holidays, the premier provider of holiday cottages in the region offering self catering holiday accommodation to suit all budgets and lifestyles whether you are seeking a family beach holiday, walking the coastal footpath, short breaks or romantic hideaways just for two!
Kate BoatsThe Boatyard Nelson Lane, Warwick CV34 5JB
Kate Boats is a family run canal business established for over 18 years. Our hire fleet offers narrow boat cruising holidays on the Grand Union Canal, from bases at Warwick and Stockton.
Whether you're looking for a family holiday with a difference or just want to unwind and take life at a more tranquil pace, each boat in our narrow boat fleet provides a level of comfort and convenience that is normally associated with privately owned craft.
Kate Boats we will give you the personal care and attention that you require to ensure you enjoy your holiday to the full whether you have previously enjoyed a holiday on the waterways or are a 'land lubber' looking to experience life afloat for the first time.
We are a family friendly location, positioned on the stunning and exclusive Sandbanks beach offering fantastic range of family entertainment.
During the school holidays we have our own kids entertainment team, the Funsters, who’ll look after the whole family. With beach games, play, singing and dancing, plus shows to entertain everyone.
As well as the kid’s entertainment during the school holidays, we also have an indoor ball pool and outdoor soft play area. All that as well as being right on the beach!
For the bigger kids, we have our own Watersports Academy, where you can learn to windsurf, kite surf and much more! Plus our Teen Zone which offers a range of cool afternoon and evening activities.
Allowing time for Mum and Dad to have a bit of pampering. Take a dip in our indoor heated swimming pool before a relaxing cocktail on our sea view terrace – the perfect holiday!
Facilities: Kids club with dedicated seasonal entertainment, indoor heated pool and leisure club, indoor and outdoor play areas including many beach activities, pool table, table tennis table, games and much, much more!
New Steine Hotel is the perfect place to take your family for a break away in Brighton. We have triple rooms to accommodate 2 adults and a child as well a large family rooms that can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children. Free cots are available when you make your booking.
Watch out for our promotions where kids come free in a deluxe room with two adults paying or get a complimentary voucher for an amusement on the famous Brighton Pier.
All rooms have free view children’s channel’s, our restaurant offers a 50% discount of all dishes on the a la carte menu to children under 12 years old.
For those parents looking to go out for a couple of hours, our concierge service will be delighted to book a babysitter to come to the hotel.
Our concierge service also has a full list of parks and attractions to enjoy during your visit including great discounts at places such as the Sea Life centre.
We are all about family at the New Steine hotel and will do our outermost to make sure both parents and children have a fantastic experience at the hotel and in our beautiful city.
Holiday Inn Express Hoylake is a new, modern and contemporary child friendly hotel located near beautiful beaches and a great range of local attractions.
SPECIAL OFFER: Family Break from only £140 for a 2 night stay
Treat the family to a short break this half term, and discover the beautiful surroundings of the Wirral Peninsula and beaches of Hoylake and West Kirby.
- Stay 2 nights with dinner on the first night for the whole family
- 3 course dinner served in the Marco Pierre White ‘Frankie’s’ restaurant
- Kid’s checkin desk and activities packs
- A bottle of wine for Mum and Dad in your room on arrival
- Breakfast each morning
- All4kids special offer with complimentary extra gifts - mocktails for the kid’s and a bucket and spade set to take to the beach.
Book today and quote ALL4KIDS/FAMILYFUN for your little extra gifts for the kid’s
We are within easy reach of a fantastic range of amenities and attractions including West Kirby and Hoylake beach offering a great range of beach activities during the summer months, Spaceport and Play Planet in Wallasey, Europa Pools in Birkenhead and Bubbles World of Play at New Brighton.
Whether you're staying for one night or an entire week, our family-focused hotel is like a home from home.
Founded in 1977 Classic Cottages is a family run business that has built a reputation for offering only the very best properties in coastal and countryside locations throughout Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset.
Our award winning Web site has a comprehensive search facility enabling you to find your dream holiday cottage for you, your family and even your pet. Search our wide range of family friendly cottages for properties with sea views, an enclosed garden or within walking distance from the beach for example then check availability and reserve on-line.
Alternatively, you can tap into our expertise and let us do the searching for you by contacting us on 01326 555 555.
Farm Stay UK is the largest network of rural, top quality farm based accommodation in the UK.
We have hundreds of stylish country properties run by friendly families in superb rural settings. Choice of accommodation includes B&B and self-catering in cottages, converted farm buildings, log cabins or caravans as well as a selection of touring camp/caravanning sites. Whichever you choose, comfort is guaranteed, as is a warm, truly genuine welcome.
Every property has been inspected and quality assessed under National Tourist Boards’ grading schemes and /or those operated by the AA.
Visit the Farm Stay UK website to plan the perfect holiday or short break where your whole family can enjoy fresh air, fine views, real home cooking and that special sense of well-being that only a stay in the country can bring.
Locations: Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Edinburgh and Lothians, Essex, Glasgow, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, North Wales, Surrey, Berkshire, Staffordshire, Hampshire, Shropshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight, Pembrokeshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Sussex, Worcestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland, Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Aberdeen and Grampian, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Manchester, Bedfordshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Isle of Wight, Staffordshire, Clyde Valley, Ayrshire and Arran, Angus, Scottish Highlands, The Isles of Scotland, Loch, Stirling, The Trossachs, Arran, Dumfries and Galloway, Kingdom of Fife, Perthshire, Scottish Borders, Anglesey, Snowdonia Mountains, Mid Wales, Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Inverness, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Scottish Borders, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Anglesey, North Wales, Mid Ceredigion, Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire, Swansea, Wye Valley and Vale of Usk, Wiltshire, Yorkshire
Break provides a range of specialist care service for children and young people in need. This includes fully supported holidays and respite care for children with learning disabilities, including those with high level needs and behavioural difficulties. While on holiday at Break, guests enjoy a full range of activities and daily outings, all supported by a skilled and professional staff team. There is a soft play room, sensory room, heated swimming pool and each bedroom has it’s own wash basin and tv/video for guests.
Break also has adapted self-catering chalets which provide a low cost base for a wonderful family holiday in Norfolk.
Please call us for more details – and you can enjoy a holiday to remember with Break.
Fantastic Family Holidays all year round!
Family-owned hotels and self-catering accommodation together with superb year-round leisure and entertainment – all on one site and right by the sea.
Aztec Active for the whole family, includes Aquajets, Aqua Skis, snorkelling, football coaching, gymnastics, traversing wall, Zumba and much more. Programme varies according to the time of year. Indoor and outdoor pools keep water babies of all ages happy, with toddlers pool, sauna, spa and steam room. Huge indoor games arena with 10-pin bowling, computer games, Nintendo Wii…. Toby Club for kids open daily throughout the year with organised play and craft sessions for 3 – 9s. Exciting themed soft play area. Children’s teas, special children’s menus, high chairs available. Family rooms available with cots if required.
Plenty to keep youngsters occupied and plenty of opportunity for Mums and Dads to relax. Treat Mum to some holiday pampering in our luxury spa – 15% discount on treatments booked in advance.
Kids under 5 free all year round (sharing with 2 adults). Teens sharing own twin rooms during school holidays - £25ppn for dinner, bed & breakfast.
At Haulfryn our holiday parks in Devon, Cornwall and Surrey offer a rich variety of leisure, sport and outdoor activities and award winning holiday homes that push all the boundaries when it comes to comfort and style.
In the South East
you’ll find ample opportunities for a get-away-from-it-all break that combines the best of British holiday traditions with hip city vibes.
Or go South West
to discover the glories of the English Riviera, picturesque hamlets and villages and some of the best surfing spots in the UK.
Alternatively, enjoy endless holidays when you purchase your own Haulfryn holiday home. It is easier to own a Haulfryn holiday home and more affordable than you might think:
- Fully furnished and ready to move in
- Low deposit finance plans
- Fully managed 5-star sublet scheme
- Part exchange available
Parks: Guildford, Penzance, Tintagel, Paignton and Newton Abbot
The Polurrian Bay Hotel aims to provide a stylish, comfortable yet elegant home from home, unpretentious locally-sourced food and efficient, heartfelt service.
For children between 3 months - 8 years, there's a complimentary Ofsted registered crèche - The Den, staffed by a fully qualified and experienced team. For older children there is the stylishly designed Blue Room where kids can enjoy the latest video games or battle it out on the pool and table football. The hotel has a 'movie theatre' showing classic family films on a daily basis.
We offer a baby listening service, high tea, special children's menus, high chairs, cots and other baby essentials. Babysitters may be arranged at an additional cost via the Reservations Team.
Tennis court, sports field, indoor pool and seasonal outdoor pool, fully equipped gym and The Purity Spa. There is a playground for younger children - and of course it is just two minutes down to the gorgeous beach at Polurrian Cove.
Out and About
For a family day out you are spoilt for choice. Go exploring, go sightseeing or spend a day at the fun park!
Celebrate with Luxury Family Hotels! 25th Anniversary Package
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of Woolley Grange and the creation of Luxury Family Hotels. Join us for an early summer celebration, from just £249 for two nights on a bed & breakfast basis, with a two course candlelight dinner for two on the evening of your choice. Alternatively, stay for three nights on a bed & breakfast basis from £349, with a two course candlelight dinner for two on two of the nights. What’s more, receive two glasses of Champagne on arrival and a complimentary room upgrade! (subject to availability at the time of booking).
Charming and traditional, The Old Coach House is now a lovely Norfolk pub with a popular restaurant and superb child friendly accommodation. All of our bedrooms have been tastefully renovated. Our perfect family room has one double bed and an annex with a set of bunks. Our studio room has a sofa and room for a further two beds and a cot making both ideal for families. Other rooms can fit an extra bed for a child and all can fit a cot.
We offer bed and breakfast or dinner, bed and breakfast. Our family-friendly restaurant offers homemade mouthwatering dishes using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The children’s menu will tempt even the fussiest toddler, while an outside play area and mini train will occupy them before their meal arrives.
The Olde Coach House is the ideal location for a family holiday exploring the beautiful Norfolk attractions, coastline and beaches.
The stylish Tempus Bar & Restaurant serves a varied menu using local produce, and an extensive international wine list is also available. A full English breakfast is served daily, and room service and packed lunches are also available.
The fully- equipped leisure centre features a heated indoor swimming pool, spa, bath, sauna and fitness suite. There is also a pleasant garden and a 24- hour front desk service.
With a family friendly atmosphere, extensive onsite facilities and a wide variety of local attractions includes: Warwick Castle, Cadbury’s Work and Birmingham city centre, The St Johns Hotel is also an ideal hotel for family breaks and weekend away in and around Birmingham.
A zig-zag path leads down the cliff to the famous sandy beach and the cliff lift is a short walk along the cliff top.
For Children we supply travel cots and high chairs and have an extensive Children's menu or offer Child's portions of our Table D'Hote Dinner menu. We have large family rooms or inter-connecting rooms with bunk beds.
In the school holidays we have Children's entertainment two afternoons a week and a family disco three evenings a week, leisure facilities include indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, sauna, fitness room, squash courts, table tennis and snooker.
Park Resorts has 39 Holiday Parks all right beside the British coast.
- Family entertainment & Kids Clubs
- Free ferry on selected dates for Isle of Wight holidays
- Pools & sports courts at most locations
- Children’s indoor & outdoor play areas
- Discounts on local attractions
- Pets allowed at 38 locations
- Camping / touring facilities at 24 locations
- Restaurants on-site
Family friendly holidays in: Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Humberside, Isle of Wight, Lincolnshire, North Ayrshire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Scottish Borders and Tyne & Wear
The gorgeous family rooms make the perfect family break. The hotel offers a range of facilities and activities including:
- Award winning spa open to families with children
- Outdoor pool and splash pool, tennis courts, outdoor play area and junior gym trail.
- Riverside walks – bags of bird seed given to feed the ducks!
- Cruise up or downstream on their fab little riverboat
- Borrow books, games or DVD’s and visit the dedicated kids’ room with Scalelectrix
- Special family-friendly 'ducklings' dinner for younger guests every Friday, Saturday and during school holidays
See website for special weekend rates for families plus special deals that include theme park tickets, accommodation and breakfast.
the River Thames boat hire - Available from mid April until October
Riverboats open to residents and non-residents. Go upstream for the day and you'll see Windsor Castle, downstream, you'll pass through Staines and Laleham where there are plenty of pretty pubs with moorings. Both of our boats take up to 6 passengers - with room for a giant picnic basket too! And because they're powered by an electric motor, it's wonderfully peaceful. See here for full details
Well thought out, child friendly, 4 star country cottages nestled in 18 acres of play-lawns and woodland.
At Crylla Valley we offer relaxed country living with first class leisure & play facilities for the whole family and are ideally situated between sandy beaches at Looe and the historic city of Plymouth. … Parents love to relax in the private patio gardens surrounded by flowerbeds & woodlands, whilst keeping an eye on the children happily playing.
All guests enjoy the free leisure membership to nearby China Fleet Country Club. Mums especially love the sauna, hot tub and gym, whilst dads are often happily occupied on the championship golf course and with a large heated indoor pool and slide, families spend hours splashing around together!
With books, board games and videos to borrow, toddler’s toys and free internet access, everyone seems content, whatever the weather!
All our family rooms have integral desks, free wireless access, and a comfortable sofa bed which can accommodate two children.
Each family room is equipped with a wall-mounted flat screen TV, Freeview, complimentary laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, luxury bathroom toiletries, direct dial telephone and hairdryer. We have a family friendly restaurant on site with both kids menus and dishes designed for the younger diner.
For family attractions, you are a quick drive from Thorpe Park or Chessington World Of Adventures or perhaps you'd prefer the quieter surrounds of Windsor Great Park and the famous Windsor Castle, or a short train ride into Central London to visit our National Museums and Landmarks.
*When accompanied by paying adults
Flemings Mayfair is a unique luxury child friendly Mayfair hotel, perfectly located in central London and renowned for its friendly, personal service.
This 4-star boutique hotel offers guests a luxurious home from home and is located 300 metres from Green Park tube station, just a short walk from Buckingham Palace and London’s best shopping streets. Converted from 6 Georgian townhouses, Flemings is the second oldest hotel in London, and with 129 rooms and luxury apartments Flemings is an eclectic mix of contemporary style and Georgian elegance. The luxurious guest rooms at Flemings are individually decorated and have WiFi access, desk, iPod dock, White Company amenities and excellent in-room entertainment.
On hand to ensure younger guests are well-looked after is Fleming Frog. Fleming is a city frog and star of his own book produced exclusively for younger guests. Children under 8 will receive:
- Exclusive signed copy of the Fleming Frog book
- Children’s shower goodies
- Slippers and bathrobe
- Children’s concierge service
- Milk/hot chocolate and cookies at bed time
- Fleming Frog children’s restaurant menu
- Free dining for under 12s in The Grill
- Children’s DVDs and games
- Babysitting service available
Heythrop Park Resort is a unique family holiday venue set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire Countryside. Dating back to 1710 this quintessential English country estate seamlessly combines elegance with style and boasts two individual hotels: the elegant De Vere Venues Heythrop Park Hotel and the stylish Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Heythrop Park Resort is the perfect place to explore with the family. Play a round of golf on the 18 hole, championship standard Bainbridge Course, enjoy splash time in our heated indoor pool, try the zip wire at our outdoor children’s play area or hire bikes and really get to know the grounds.
Heythrop Park Resort also offers a wealth of excellent family attractions on our doorstep. Historic Blenheim Palace is just 15 minutes away in the beautiful town of Woodstock. Cotswold Wildlife Park is a great day out for the animal lovers in your party and Bicester Village Designer Outlet is a real treat for the shopaholics!
The Resort offers over 350 en-suite bedrooms across two hotels and an excellent choice of restaurants and bars that offer a wide selection of food and beverage options. The Health Club and Spa Treatment rooms are located on-site a short walk from the hotels and offer an extensive range of spa treatments for when you’re feeling a little indulgent.
Give Heythrop Park Resort a try this summer – there is so much to see and do!
Leave the city behind and revel in the pastoral tranquility of a unique family friendly Ascot hotel and a refined retreat with more than a few surprises. Set in 240 acres of picturesque parkland and on the borders of Windsor Great Park, Coworth Park is Dorchester Collection’s new 5 star, 70 room country house hotel and spa, which blends the warmth and comfort of a contemporary country house with an eccentric spirit that is undeniably English and irrefutably modern.
Coworth Park’s intimate, rural location makes it an ideal destination for families. Bring the kids and they can look forward to a relaxed atmosphere and spacious grounds where they can roam and play in complete safety. There’s a crèche for the youngsters, a library of films and computer games for older kids, outdoor activities like treasure hunts, mountain biking, horse riding, football, basketball, tennis and croquet, while supervised children can also enjoy our indoor pool. After all that exercise they’re bound to be peckish, so why not treat them to a stone oven baked pizza or a wholesome burger in our informal restaurant, The Barn.
Set in 1400 acres of panoramic parkland at the gateway to Wales, The Celtic Manor Resort offers two hotels – the five star Resort Hotel and historic 19th century Manor House – with a host of world-class facilities.
Children are welcome guests at The Celtic Manor Resort and we make every effort to ensure that their accommodation is suitable to their needs, including the provision of cots for babies. Children up to the age of 13 sharing a standard room with their parents stay free of charge including breakfast. You may however prefer the more spacious option of interconnecting rooms.
Entertainment on site includes The Hideaway Club for children aged up to 11 and a fun-packed schedule of activities including techno treasure hunts and mountain biking during weekends and school holidays. There is also a new Games Room for older children and families where you can enjoy a game of pool, air hockey, table football or our PS2 consoles.
Looking for a unique way to celebrate your child or teenager’s birthday? We organise amazing action-packed adventure parties at The Celtic Manor Resort for ages 6+
Book an amazing day for children aged 6+ Our great value 5 in 1 activity pass gives you a full day of fun across the range of Celtic Manor activities. Open to residents and non-residents
Kennacott Court is a unique collection of child friendly luxury holiday cottages situated just south of Bude in Cornwall. Set in 70 acres of grounds and farmland and with magnificent views over the rolling Cornwall countryside to the sea at Widemouth Bay (just half a mile away).
All our holiday cottages are superbly furnished and beautifully equipped to the highest standard. We offer a comprehensive range of leisure facilities including large indoor swimming pool, sauna, snooker room, fitness room, children's room for under fives, badminton and mini tennis court, games room, tennis courts, golf course, adventure trail, football, putting green, gas fired barbecues and a nature trail so there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy.
We are sure that, whatever the season, you will enjoy an unforgettable holiday in our cottages at Kennacott Court.
The China Fleet Country Club is set in 180 acres of stunning Cornish countryside along the banks of the River Tamar and just 10 minutes from Plymouth it is an ideal location for visiting both Cornwall and Devon.
We offer 40 spacious apartments that are perfect for family holidays; all are ensuite with fully equipped kitchens and comfortable lounge / dining areas. Families can take advantage of our championship-standard golf course and our leisure facilities including 25m swimming pool, Aqua Spa Retreat and gym. We also offer an excellent range of dining options.
China Fleet also offer exciting and fun-filled activities throughout the year for kids of all ages:
Swimming Lessons: Parent and toddler sessions for 12 weeks to 3 years. Pre-school sessions for 3-4.5 yr olds and ASA Kellogs swimming lessons for 4.5+
Weekly After-School Activities: Weekly sessions include Junior Gym, Arts & Crafts and Junior Dragons.
Sports Coaching: 12 week courses include Trampolining, Soccer School and Swimming Lessons all taught be fully qualified staff in a fun and safe atmosphere.
Martial Arts: We also have Junior Ju Jutsu run by sensie Greg Regan.
Hendra’s an award winning Park, surrounded by beautiful countryside, only minutes from Newquay's beaches, within easy reach of many holiday attractions including the Eden Project. Hendra offers many superb facilities including children's activities, full entertainment and our own fantastic Oasis Fun Pools complex, providing indoor all-weather fun with water flumes and a beautiful outdoor pool. We have free Wi-Fi in The Terrace Bar and Restaurant, Coffee Express Cafe, Mario's Pizzeria, and The Club. We also have Wi-Fi in the holiday homes and the HendraPods; there is a small charge for this.
We offer the newest range of luxury holiday homes in Cornwall. All are fitted to an extremely high standard, equipped with a television, refrigerator, microwave, cooker and a full kitchen inventory. NEW for 2014 – The Gwithian, our new premium home with a 32” flat screen TV in the living room and a 22” flat screen TV in the bedroom. It is a top-of-the-range home with all the home-from-home comforts you would expect. PLUS the NEW Watergate 3-bed Platinum – a luxury premium caravan with an outside decking area.
Tents, Tourers and Glamping
We have 12 fields of spacious touring and camping pitches, well laid out with roads, lighting and water points. Our toilet block facilities are some of the best around and have been awarded the '5* Loo of the Year' award. We also have a glamping Pod village!
Holidays for families: Hendra Holiday Park, Lane, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4NY
Kingsdown Park is the perfect location for peaceful relaxing breaks or active, fun family holidays and is set along an unrivalled piece of Kent’s stunning coastline.
5 Star facilities include:
- Indoor heated swimming pool with children's pool
- Club, bar with entertainment
- Restaurant and Café & Takeaway
- Privately owned beach
- Children's play area & Games Room
- Entertainment & Kids Club (peak season)
- Tennis court & Crazy golf
Child friendly holiday lodges: Kingsdown Park, Upper Street, Kingsdown, Near Deal, Kent CT14 8EU
Byways Breaks arrange touring or one-centre cycling and walking holidays in the gentle, unspoilt, countryside of Shropshire and Cheshire staying in comfortable hotels, pubs, farmhouses and self-catering cottages. Explore the winding lanes, miles of canals, quiet villages, rich history, and numerous family-friendly pubs with good food and beer.
Our routes are flexible and there is something for everyone regardless of age and fitness. We have a range of good quality bikes in many sizes (or bring your own). All cycling accessories are provided. We will meet you when you arrive, and each day we transfer your luggage to your next destination. If you break down or need help we are only a phone call away. Some holidays are suitable for disabled people.
If you would like advice on the best holiday to suit your family please contact us on the number above. Alternatively to see details of all our holidays or to order a brochure please log onto our website: