Child Friendly Holidays UK - Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Lake District, Scotland, Wales
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 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.
Children welcome with goody bags on arrival, children’s menus, indoor and outdoor play areas, Bird of Prey Centre, Pony Trekking Centre, kite flying, bikes, croquet and miles of walking tracks in the surrounding gardens and woodland. There are also events for families running throughout the year such as Easter Egg Hunts, Children’s Activity Days in the summer, Halloween Owl Spectaculars and Santa at Swinton.
Spacious family bedrooms, with sofa beds in the suites. Baby sitting available. Dogs also welcome. The Family Suite, Semerwater, offers a Baron’s category room with adjoining twin/double with a shower room.
Stay with us for 3, 4 or 5 nights during any school half term or holiday and enjoy dinner bed and breakfast for adults, plus FREE breakfast, evening meal and accommodation for up to 2 children when sharing with parents, from £265 per room per night. Saturday nights excluded. Children may choose from the bar, children’s or room service menu. Terms apply.
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
Our Family Rooms and Suites are located in a prettily converted barn that forms a small courtyard immediately in front of the main house. Some have bunk beds and the others have sofa beds. There is plenty of space for additional folding beds and cots (provided) if required. NEW for 2004 is our Deluxe Family Suite with private garden.
All Family Accommodation is linked to Reception via a dedicated Baby Listening System and contains video televisions. A library of children’s videos is available at Reception.
The Playzone caters for children from newborn to 16 years old. It is packed with toys and games and also incorporates a cinema and studio equipped with Playstations, X Boxes and computers for older children. Qualified nannies entertain your children whilst you relax elsewhere in the grounds. The new playroom is open from 9am until 5.30pm, 7 days a week, allowing you complete flexibility to use the facility when it suits you.
Children’s High Tea is served in The Gumstool Inn from 5.30pm until 6.30pm. There is also an outdoor Play area in the meadow close to the family rooms/suites.
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!
Low Wood BayLow Wood Bay, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LP
Low Wood Bay Water Sports Centre has plenty to offer, from sailing lessons for adults and children, plus wakeboarding, waterskiing, canoe and motorboat hire.
We have a club to join called Sam’s Club. Sam is a big cuddly dog who has entertained children of all ages at English Lakes Hotels for many years. Every child receives a goody bag when they arrive and can choose from Sam’s special menus in the restaurants.
If they like to swim, they can join in with children’s Splash Time at the Leisure Club’s large feature pool, where regular splash times take place.
In addition to all of this, Low Wood Bay is surrounded by plenty of things to entertain, including, The World of Beatrix Potter. Brockhole Visitor Centre has a great activity play area and Windermere Lake Cruises offer the perfect way to see the lake and its surroundings on an historic steamer, or make the most of the timeless landscape with some of the best walks in the country on the doorstep for all ages!
Low Wood Bay is the ultimate Lakeland playground, offering the most memorable holiday for all the family.
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.
If you want some relaxing time to yourself then our full time hostesses organises activities every day for all age groups at the Hydro Kids Club. Outdoors there is something for all ages from the children’s playground or our huge garden, perfect to run around in or play hide and seek!
Children are very well looked after in their very own dining room, however if you wish your child to accompany you in the main dining room they are very welcome!
There’s a host of leisure activities for all the family to enjoy – you can be as active or relaxed as you want. Relax in our beauty salon with its outstanding range of health and beauty treatments or if you prefer to be active we have our gym and leisure centre, outdoor tennis courts, pony trekking and for those mountain bike enthusiasts we have direct access to Glentress Forest. There really is something for everyone!
Bosinver's individual farm cottages are so nice our guests often don't want to leave.
Here you can relax in real comfort, enjoy your own private garden, splash in the pool, feed the chickens, watch the wildlife, love the village feel, explore the Cornish coast and countryside.
All our cottages are furnished with flair and style and fully equipped to a high standard. Amenities include fully fitted kitchen, TV, video and music centre. Cots, highchairs, stair gates and bed guards are normally available free of charge if booked in advance.
Every cottage has access to all our onsite facilities including a well stocked games room, toddler play barn, outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, fishing lake and adventure playground including zip wire and huge slide, laundry room facility, Sauna, BBQ's and our broadband-equipped Internet facility. New for summer 2013 - a wonderful indoor swimming pool!
Located in rural surroundings near St Austell and the sea, Bosinver is ideal for families, couples and groups and a great base for glorious walks, beaches, gardens and attractions.
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
Gwynfryn is a small family-run organic farm offering 4* and 5* quality accommodation sleeping 2, 4/5 or 7/8 persons.
Your comfort is our priority, you are assured of well equipped, comfortable homes with beds made up, towels and all electricity included. All houses have a dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, colour TV, video, CD/radio and even a hair dryer for your convenience.
Additional facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness room, tennis court, games room, sauna, Jacuzzi and family bikes and helmets are also provided - ideal to explore the country lanes.
Snowdonia, Portmeirion and Abersoch are all less than 30 minutes drive. We are within walking distance of beautiful sandy beaches. There is lots to do in the immediate area such as discounted golf, sailing (marina), fishing, surfing, bird watching on the Lleyn Peninsula, or just relax in the idyllic rural setting of the farm.
Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre on the North Devon coast will give you a day or stay to remember, where adults and children alike will find fun, challenge, inspiration and laughter.
- Week long Summer Camps for children
- Family holidays minimum of 1 nights stay
- Day or half day bookings
- Learn to surf camps
- Learn to kayak courses
- RIB Powerboat charters
- Birthday parties
Book your next family break with us now at Drayton Manor Hotel. This child friendly 4-star Hotel is set in a unique location amongst 280 acres of lakes and parkland that was once the home of Sir Robert Peel. It is also a moment away from Drayton Manor Park, home of Thomas Land and Drayton Manor Zoo.
All year round we have fantastic family deals available, as well as our flexible Simply Stay rates which offer great value bed and breakfast options. We have packages including Stay & Play or Dine, Stay & Play.
Children will absolutely love our fifteen Thomas and Friends themed bedrooms, Drayton Manor Hotel is one of the few hotels worldwide that offer these one of a kind rooms. We have several other types of family rooms available to accommodate you and your little ones.
Family friendly holidays in: Drayton Manor Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire
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.
Belton Woods Hotel in Grantham Lincolnshire is a child friendly hotel offering a great range of accommodation and facilities for families:
- foldaway beds, cots
- interconnecting family rooms
- indoor swimming pool
- fun activities such as crazy golf, segways and tennis
- children’s menu
Parents are also spoilt with a beautiful spa and golf course . The hotel is perfectly positioned for lots of local attractions to entertain the family.
Belton Wood Estates also offers lodges set within the secluded forest. The beautiful lodges are exquisitely fitted out and sleep between 4-8 people.
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.
Award winning Holiday Inn Express Birmingham Redditch conveniently located near the M42 Jct2 offering 100 air-conditioned bedrooms and within easy reach of Birmingham and the surrounding area.
The hotel’s close proximity to the M42/M40/M5/M6 motorways provides easy access to various tourist attractions such as Cadbury World, Warwick Castle, Drayton Manor, National Sea-life Centre, Stratford upon Avon and Silverstone racing circuit.
This fully air-conditioned child-friendly hotel in Redditch is adjacent to the Redditch Train Station on the Birmingham New Street service and offers complimentary on-site car parking to all guests and delegates.
Your bedroom is your personal retreat so you’ll have room to relax and make the most of your day. Amenities such as air-conditioning, Wi-Fi internet access means you can stay connected to your colleagues, family & friends.
Relax in the comfort of our fully licensed bar/lounge and when it is time to eat, choose from our complimentary Hot Buffet Breakfast or one of our exceptional freshly prepared evening meals served in the Restaurant daily.
A great stay is waiting for you and your family at the Holiday Inn Express Redditch.
See HERE for our latest special offers for family breaks
We love kid’s and everything’s set up so that your little ones can sleep well, eat well and have a really wonderful time. We offer:
- Kid’s under-12 eat for free when dining with adults
- Homely apartments with pop-up bunk beds
- Dedicated kid’s concierge to help you design your itinerary
- Games, books and age appropriate toys
- Video game consoles and DVD’s
- Nanny and babysitting service
- Milk and cookies at bedtime
- Activities and playroom during most school holidays
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.
Our crèche (the Den) is open all year round and is free of charge to residents. This is not the only area where children can play - we also have an outdoor play area with a sandpit, climbing frame, slide and swings.High tea is served in the Children's Tea Room from 5.00 p.m. and is a two course buffet which changes on a daily basis. There are delicious healthy options always available.
From £165 per night Inclusive of DBB for two adults. (10% reduction for single parents)
Most rooms are great for families – our Deluxe and Luxury doubles are fantastic spaces with the children in the same room, whilst we also have interconnecting rooms, large suites and huge Coach Houses for families who require a little more space.
Indoor swimming pools, badminton, tennis, a Verandah building has a large indoor play area with giant board games and trampolines!
Overlooks Chesil beach, the heart of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.
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).
The Wild BoarCrook, Nr Windermere LA23 3NF
After undergoing an extensive refurbishment the The Wild Boar now offers individually designed rooms with some different features such as log fires and iPod docking stations, and still continues to provide the same quality guest experience for which it has built a fine reputation.
Children of all ages are particularly welcome at The Wild Boar, with a range of activities right on our doorstep. The Wild Boar’s 72 acres of private woodland are perfect for anything from a gentle stroll to adventure trails, and also offer a range of organised activities, such as archery and clay pigeon shooting for older children and adults.
We have a children’s club to join called Sam’s Club. Sam is a big cuddly dog who has entertained kids of all ages at English Lakes Hotels, Resorts and Venues for many years. Every child receives a goody bag when they arrive and can choose from Sam’s special menus in the restaurant.
As well as excellent walks, woodland fun, fabulous nearby attractions and the great outdoors of the Lake District, enjoy free access for all the family at Low Wood Bay Leisure Club with regular splash times in a large family pool.
With all this and more on offer, our aim is to make sure your holiday is one you won’t forget in a hurry.
Coastal Retreats offers guests a range of luxury self-catering cottages in some stunning settings along the coastal areas of Northumberland.
From contemporary apartments to farm steadings, cliff top houses to renovated holiday cottages, our family friendly properties are great for holidays or short breaks throughout the year.
Child friendly luxury holiday cottages in: Alnmouth, Berwick, Seahouses, Bamburgh, Craster & Embleton, Beadnell , Tughall Steads and Newton by the Sea areas
Starting in 1974, this hugely successful annual event has grown beyond compare into the largest Summer School of its kind in the country.
Whether residential or not, Summer School is perfect for all the family (children from 3 -16 years old), where parents can choose their own courses and entertainment knowing that the children are blissfully happy, but never far away.
Our comprehensive programme for young people continues to prove a winning formula and is once again packed with fun and variety to suit all ages. With four age bands, the structure and content is carefully designed to provide an exciting adventure for each child in a safe environment. Whilst Junior Troopers (3-6yrs) and Children’s Activities (6-9yrs) adopt the multi-activity programme approach with sports, art and crafts, swimming and outdoor adventures, older children can choose a separate morning and afternoon course which they will continue all week. Courses this year include Young Clayshot, Theatre Making, Rock School, Ultimate Frisbee, Squash Academy, Making a Film, Design and Make your own Cyber Pet and the Art of Jewellery Making.
Our Friday exhibition is for all the family and provides a perfect opportunity to view work from many of the courses, whilst enjoying music and entertainment in the wonderful setting of Court in the heart of the College.
Please see our website below for more information and to book, or telephone 01672 892388 for a brochure.
Summer School runs from 13th July to 2nd August 2014.
Croft Farm Water & Leisure Park
Ideally situated, in the heart of beautiful countryside in Gloucestershire, Croft Farm provides a variety of water sports for all the family. Camping and caravanning is on site with good amenities including a cafe and bar.
We offer tuition in windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and raft building. Instruction is provided by qualified staff in a friendly environment but always with safety in mind. We have a strong junior programme of courses for children or they can join in with their parents and learn as a family group.
During the summer holidays we organise ACTION DAYS & WEEKS which give adults and children a chance to have a go a different water sports.
Also at Croft Farm is "PLAYZONE", a children's indoor play centre available for birthday parties and casual use.
Log on to our website or call 01684 772321 for more information.
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
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.
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:
- 5 Star two and three bedroom cottages with flatscreen TVs, music systems, DVD player and free DVDs
- Private and gated grounds with heated indoor and outdoor pools
- Outdoor play area
- Pool, table tennis and table football games room
- Tennis and squash courts
- Toy and DVD library
- Baby sitting service (with qualified nannies)
- Restaurant and bar - children under 5 eat free
- In-house masseur, aromatherapist and reflexologist
- Baby and toddler equipped cottages with cots, stair gates, high chairs, booster seats, sterilisers, plug protectors, baby bath and crockery
The Valley is just five miles from the north and south coast beaches and within 30 minutes of all Cornwall’s major attractions and towns. It’s the perfect base from which to explore.
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.
The hotel has a quiet location, looking out over the trees and the slopes of Alum Chine to the bay. It has free Wi-Fi, free parking, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a spa bath and heated indoor and outdoor pools.
The Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine is a very short walk from the clean, sandy beach of Alum chine, Bournemouth pier is a mile (1.6 km) along the seafront