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
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.
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.
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 on the Isle of Wight 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 The West Bay Country Club & Spa couldn’t be easier, it’s 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.
Offering stylish self-catering accommodation partnered with a Country Club & brand new Island Wellness Spa, The West Bay Country Club & Spa is 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.
Come rain or shine there are plenty of activities on site to keep the little ones happy. With over 20 activity classes a week on offer for children at The West Bay Country Club & Spa, they won’t have a moment to spare! Why not introduce them to a new skill with Tae Kwan Do lessons, or simply let them loose in the pool for the free Wet n Wild session, giving you time to relax in our Island Wellness Spa, enjoy delicious refreshments in the Coffee House, or try a fitness class for yourself!
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:
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.
The Woolley Bears Den, our on–site, Ofsted registered nursery, staffed by nannies daily from 9.30-5.30 has a wide variety of games, toys, books and music. The children can be left for up to 2 hrs at any one time. We can provide cots, highchairs, sterlisers, nappy buckets and baby food for those visiting with little ones.
For the older ones who love the outdoors there is space to kick a ball, bounce on a trampoline, play hide and seek, discover a great spot for a den or chill in their own play space the Hen House (home to pool table, table football & air hockey).
Dinner is a wonderful experience at Woolley with pre dinner drinks served in the lounges, followed by relaxed fine dining using the best local produce. Baby sitting & babylistening services will ensure you can enjoy your evenings to the full. Children’s tea is served daily.
Our spa is a beautiful building blending into the bath stone wall of the kitchen garden. The building is complemented by new bath stone and natural oak timber. The roof seems to float below the kitchen garden wall and with full length glass windows the view from the pool breathtaking. The treatment menu using [Comfort Zone] takes inspiration from the garden, featuring herbs.
The fabulous gardens are a place where you will not only be able to tear the children away, but you will want to stay and enjoy yourself too. At the far end of the kitchen garden we have an enhanced play facility featuring a kitchen garden shop and play kitchen with vintage tractor, raised beds and chickens.
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).
These North Cornwall holiday cottages are simply and stylishly decorated, each has its own garden area with barbeque and garden furniture. All cottage accommodation is within a minute's walk from the swimming pool, games room and sandy play area, and within a 5 minute walk from the tranquil duck pond with fire pit and hammocks.
Mayrose Farm is perfect for all ages and stages of life; either enjoy a family, or child friendly holiday, during the school holidays, or visit us out of season for a quiet and relaxing rural escape, or short break with toddlers. You can also book the whole site exclusively as a group, or for family gatherings.
There's also a peaceful camping field limited to 5 pitches, our campsite is separate from the cottages.
Awarded "Best UK Holiday Park Operator" 2013, we offer a choice of 24 award winning family holiday parks in some of the UK’s best coastal, countryside and woodland locations.
Besides being voted the ‘Best UK Park Operator’ at the British Travel Awards 2013, you’ll find lots of great reasons to stay with Parkdean. In fact, in the last three years alone we’ve spent over £30 million across our 24 parks, with £11 million spent in 2014, to make sure your Parkdean holiday experience is the best ever!
We're proud of the quality of our caravans & lodges across all our holiday parks in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Wales & Scotland. At 22 of our holiday parks you can bring your dog along too.
Our parks are packed full of great facilities, including swimming pools, bars, restaurants, café’s, kids clubs and more! Whether you’re looking for a lively, fun packed park with our Showtime Entertainment, a break to hit the surf, or a quieter, relaxing countryside park, we have a park to suit you.
Check out our website for the latest holiday and short break offers at our 24 award winning UK holiday parks, or visit HERE to view videos of our parks.
Locations: Newquay, Holywell Bay, St Minver, The Lizard, Mullion, Looe Bay, Challaborough Bay, Croyde Bay, Torquay, Weymouth, West Bay, Poole, Hayling Island, Great Yarmouth, Porthcawl, Pendine Sands, Sutherland, Inverness, Pitlochry, Ayr, Dumfries and Renfrewshire
We boast 165 air-conditioned bedrooms including family rooms that are spacious, comfortable and welcoming. Special family concessions include:
- Children under 2 stay complimentary in parents room, in a cot
- Children between 2-12 are charged £50.00 per night, in their parents room in an extra bed
- Children’s Meals will be offered with 50% off, if aged between 3 and 12 years old
- Brightly-coloured toy box with toys & Baby CD’s
- Bottle warmers, Sterilisers & Complimentary milk on turndown
- Baby baths, Nappy stacker with "Pampers" nappies & Nappy changing mats
- Loan of PSP and games, Board games & Teenage DVDs (classification 12+)
- Complimentary 15 minute Internet access card & "Mocktails" on arrival
See online for the best prices and all our latest offers:
The Balmer Lawn is a classic family friendly Country House Hotel set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Undoubtedly one of the most iconic buildings in the area! Our 54 rooms range from traditional country house to modern/contemporary.
We are the best family friendly hotel in the New Forest with welcoming staff, large gardens, giant games, great indoor and outdoor pools, squash and tennis courts, table tennis, games consoles, DVD’s and most importantly the desire to please.
Family rooms are available in a variety of formats to suit all age groups. With such a great choice of family accommodation, please take your time making your selection and discussing your individual requirements with our reception team. We are here to help you make the right choice for you and your family. Our emphasis is on comfort and great service.
The Balmer Lawn is the perfect destination for your family holidays. You can even bring your dog with you! The Hotel offers direct forest access ideal for walking, cycling or just having fun in the Forest which are very popular ways of exploring the National Park with its breath-taking wildlife and scenery. You will not be short of things to do!
Appuldurcombe House & Isle of Wight Falconry CentreWroxall, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 3EW
Ideally situated on the South side of the Island, just 2 miles in from the coast, at both Ventnor & Shanklin.
The partially restored shell of the House and the grounds are the home of the Owl & Falconry centre, with exciting flying displays daily featuring many different owls & birds of prey from around the world. You can learn to fly a bird on our residential or non-residential courses “Become a Junior Falconer”
Set around the 300 acre Estate are seven self-catering cottages. Most are ‘listed’, some with private gardens. Each cottage is completely different & family friendly.
Chale Bay Farm is a beautiful award-winning luxury family friendly guesthouse nestling in rolling fields with stunning coastal views of South West Wight and the countryside around and within easy reach of all the Island’s family attractions.
Our large rooms are set around a courtyard with illuminated water-garden. Rooms are recently refurbished to luxury standard including HD satellite TV, mini-bar, beverage-making facilities, safe, DAB/FM clock radio/iPhone/iPod dock and free WiFi. All bathrooms are ensuite and equipped with modern bath and shower facilities, hairdryers, soft towels and complimentary toiletries. Many rooms have patios to enjoy the views.
Our two suites are ideal for families having a super-king-size bed on the ground floor and two single beds on the first floor with a separate TV/DVD for the kids. Our Standard Suite can accept an additional bed and our Superior Suite has a sofa-bed to help accommodate larger families.
Travel Cots are available free of charge and can easily be accommodated in all of our rooms. Our spacious standard double room can accept an additional bed to create a small family room and we have a cot bed suitable for younger children that will fit in most of our rooms.
For the comfort of all guests, we have a totally no-smoking policy.
West Wales Wind Surf & SailingDale Sailing Company, Brunel Quay, Neyland, Milford Haven SA73 1PY
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.
Fax: +44 (0)1633 412 910
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:
Children are very welcome at the Blakeney Hotel. We offer free accommodation for children when sharing a room with two adults. Children’s tea and lunch menu are available or half portions from our table d’hote menu. We have digital TV with children’s channels, WiFi, an indoor swimming pool, a games room with table tennis, pool and darts. We also have a wide selection of board games.
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
Our range of child-friendly hotel accommodation offers something for every budget and our restaurants and bars something for every taste.
Our family friendly facilities include kids menus, a great fun kids club and heated indoor pool.
See our website for our latest special offers or contact the hotel for availability:
We have giant Jenga on the lawn, a football pitch and lots of open space to play ball games. Our hotel rooms can host up to 2 adults and 2 children on a sofa bed. We also have interconnecting rooms for older children. Our children’s menu is served from 12noon until 9pm.
The award-winning Clearing Spa offers a whirlpool, sauna, steam room and an infinity pool overlooking the Victorian sub-tropical walled garden or if you feel more energetic there are tennis courts and a fully equipped state-of the-art gym.
On the fringes of The Cornwall Estate we also offer 18 beautiful architect-designed, 2 or 3 bedroom self-catering Woodland Homes, great for family holidays. Guest have full use of our Clearing Spa and make use of the Bar, Brassiere and Arboretum Restaurants.
See our latest special offers HERE
Apartments with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, ideally suited to families of all sizes. Apartment charges are per adult, children 17 and under go free! Cots and highchairs provided free of charge along with baby toiletry pack, fantastic activity pack, unique Knighty Knight bears and loads of children's DVD's to view free of charge. All apartments have cable TV with multiple children's channels, superior apartments have a TV in each bedroom and all apartments are equipped with full kitchens with dishwashers, washer dryers and a selection of plastic plates, cups and cutlery for our little guests.
For us, only the best is good enough and we pride ourselves on our exacting standards and our quality of services. We look forward to welcoming you.
Fax: (0131) 622 7363
The Langstone Cliff Hotel is a "Family Hotel" welcoming children of all ages. Owned and managed by the Rogers Family since 1946 the 66 room hotel is set in 19 acre grounds offering unlimited play opportunities. A multi-play area ensures that the children need never be under your feet.
Many rooms are designed as family rooms with baby listening intercoms connected to reception. There are ample high chairs and cots. Children’s Supper is available each evening or parents may choose to bring their children into dinner.
Facilities at the hotel include outdoor and indoor swimming and paddling pool, a toddler room to keep the younger ones happy and two games rooms with snooker and table tennis for older children. During the school holidays we have regular visits from specialised children’s entertainers. There is a direct footpath to sandy beaches and the internationally famous Dawlish Warren Bird Sanctuary. Fun for the whole family!
Fax: (01626) 868006
Self-catering log cabins, chalets and apartments on the banks of the river spey in Aviemore, right in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Well equipped with fully fitted kitchens, living and dining areas, bath and shower rooms, sleeping 2, 4 or 6. Some cabins are pet friendly too!
Located less then 1km from the village centre with a great local Inn next door. A multitude of indoor and outdoor activities in summer and winter are available within easy reach suitable for kids of all ages! Children's play park and outdoor games available on site.
We also have mountain bikes available to rent. Off street parking. A great for base for families, friends and pets!
Canal Junction opens up hundreds of fascinating things for kids and the whole family to do. Hire a boat for a day or a week, go on an organised boat trip, visit canalside parks and visitor centres or just walk or cycle through pleasant countryside, untroubled by noisy traffic and close to nature.
Find out how canals were built, where the amazing roses and castles painted boats and cans came from and just where that canal near you goes to. All this and lots more at Canal Junction.
Cosways Family Holiday Park, located in rural East Mersea has a 5 star tourist board award.
This park is perfect for families looking for a child friendly holiday destination with the added benefit of a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. There are 24 luxury holiday caravans to hire with platinum, gold & silver grades to choose from as well as dog friendly & wheelchair accessible options. You can even add half board dining to your stay.
The clubhouse, open daily overlooks the outdoor heated swimming pool. The pool is open May to November with lifeguard supervision. In the evenings, the clubhouse has family entertainment from visiting cabarets to family favourites bingo & karaoke and quiz nights. School holidays are fun filled with kids clubs and family activities during the day plus, visit in term time for activities designed for pre-schoolers on special event weeks.
You can get everything you need while at Cosways at the on-site shop, selling groceries and snacks as well as souvenirs of your stay. Sister park Waldegraves is just a short drive away where you can take advantage of the extra activities & facilities on offer including The Granary Restaurant.
For more information, call the friendly bookings team.
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.
Beaumont Estate is set in 40 acres of landscaped gardens, with plenty of room for families to explore the adventure playground, nature trail or the historic monuments dotted around the gardens. Beaumont is located 10 minutes from Windsor, ideal for short breaks nestled between Berkshire and Surrey, with a large family friendly restaurant serving an extensive dinner buffet to cater for all tastes, a children’s choice menu and a hearty breakfast to set all the family up for a day of activities.
For snacks the Tempus bar is open daily until 10pm and a pizza service is also offered to all rooms. Beaumont has indoor leisure facilities comprising of a 20 metre heated swimming pool with children’s splash times, gym, tennis and squash courts. In addition, Beaumont has a well equipped children’s indoor play room, and a programme of activities (throughout the summer holidays) including evening movie showings accompanied by cookies and milk.
With plenty of free car parking and 414 bedrooms located throughout the estate, with dedicated family rooms, and cots available at no extra cost, Beaumont is the ideal location to visit Legoland, Chessington and Thorpe Park all of which are a short drive away from Beaumont.
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:
Visitors are welcome to explore the farm and meet the animals, and there's plenty of fun to be had at any time of the year. In the Rickyard there is a wide variety of livestock to make friends with - usually chickens, geese, turkeys, pigs, goats, rabbits and even our reindeer ‘Comet & Dancer’. In springtime orphan lambs sometimes need feeding with milk, which can be messy but is always popular! When the kids need to let off steam there is a range of grassed play areas, toddlers play equipment, a big Wendy house, our fabulous wooden tractor and a rustic climbing play facility. For the older children there is a sports area ideal for all sorts of games and football. Our three fully-stocked fishing lakes and of course the farm and nearby countryside is full of places to explore, walk and cycle, and Nettlecombe is a dog-friendly farm too. You might be tempted to enjoy some relaxing yoga at one of our sessions in the modern function barn.
Our beautiful rural setting is quiet and secluded, but it's easy to use the farm as a base to explore the beautiful island that is our home. Explore Queen Victoria's country retreat at Osborne House, see where King Charles I was imprisoned at Carisbrooke Castle, or just marvel at the spectacular Needles. Beaches are especially easy to reach from Nettlecombe Farm, from the dramatic shoreline at Compton to the miles of golden sands and seaside amusements at Sandown and Shanklin.
We think you will love this part of the Isle of Wight as much as we do. The passing of the seasons and the changing landscape make Nettlecombe Farm worth visiting at any time of year and we are happy to offer short breaks for out of season guests visiting between October & May.
Cornish Quay Holidays is a family business offering a fabulous selection of child friendly self-catering holiday cottages on the south-coast of Cornwall.
Many of the cottages have superb sea or harbour views as well as stunning coastal walks, secluded coves, unspoilt beaches and beautiful scenery.
Our wide range of quality self-catering holiday cottages, houses and apartments sleep 2 to 10 people and make great family holidays at any time of year.
There are many attractions nearby including The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House. Boat hire is also available making your fishing or bird-watching trip that little bit more memorable.
See our website to view all our properties and make a booking.
Family friendly holidays in: Fowey, Polruan, Lerryn, Bodinnick, Lanteglos, Mixtow, Lostwithiel, Lansallos, Looe and Downderry
It's the prefect base for exploring the beautiful coutryside of Angus and enjoying fantastic days out for all the family. Local attractions include the Caledonian Railway, the award winning Edzell village, spectacular scenery featuring the Rocks of Solitude and Gannochy Bridge, where the salmon leap to their spawning grounds, hill walking in the stunning Angus Glens and the cities of Dundee, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow are all within easy reach.
Longhirst Hall Hotel
The Longhirst Hall Hotel is the perfect base for familes visiting the Northumberland and the North East and a major destination for leisure and sporting activities.
Family friendly Longhirst boosts the Collingwood bar offering the Best of British menu and a variety of beers and wines. Boyson Restaurant offers an a la carte in luxury surroundings with a menu created by our Executive Chef using only locally sourced products. Longhirst has many different sporting facilities including two 18 hole Golf Courses, cricket pitch, tennis and hockey courts.
Pampering for Parents: Our Decoro Spa offering a range of excellent treatments using Natural Empathy products.
The substantially glazed front elevations allow the interior to spill out through the French windows to your generous balcony, where you can take in the exceptional views of the sweeping parkland. We offer 2 bedroom Woodland Homes sleeping 6 and 3 bedroom Woodland Homes sleeping 8. All have come with stair gates at the top of the stairs, cots and high chairs on request.
Perfect for summer family holidays or short weekend breaks, for families. Nearby, you'll find glorious beaches, cliff-top walks, sailing and golf, as well as endless family activities and attractions. And the surfers' beaches of North Cornwall are within 45 minutes' drive.
All guests have complimentary use of our beautiful Clearing Spa with large swimming pool open for children 9am – 7pm daily, outdoor play park, and adventure trail through the 43 acres of parkland.
We also have a beautiful hotel offering family rooms with a sofa bed or inter-connecting rooms. See our website for more details.
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All the family can burn off energy in the indoor and outdoor swimming pools or can challenge each other to a game of squash, pool, table tennis, mini putting, jumbo chess or draughts. Your children will love bouncing on the trampoline and playing with their new friends in the outdoor play area. There is even an indoor play area with toys and books for younger children. For relaxation there is a sauna, treatment room with range of holistic therapies, sunbathing areas and a quiet lounge where you can help yourself to complimentary newspapers and hot drinks. Our Tea Gardens is open in the summer months, serving cream teas and snacks throughout the day. In addition to all these facilities at Luccombe Hall, guests also have access to the facilities at the sister hotel, Luccombe Manor. These include an outdoor hot tub and outdoor spa experience pool.
You have a choice of comfortable, clean family accommodation with a variety of rooms that can accommodate up to a family of 6 in the largest family room. Many rooms benefit from stunning sea views. A baby listening facility is available and cots can be provided.
Luccombe Hall benefits from a cliff-top location just outside the popular Old Village area of Shanklin. Cliff steps at the bottom of the garden lead down to the beach below.
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