Family friendly farm & cottage holidays

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.


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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
  • Restaurants/Takeaways
  • Fishing
  • 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
Email: Holidays@ParkHolidays.com

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

The perfect holiday for families with young children
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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

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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

East Hill, Ottery St. Mary, Devon EX11 1QQ
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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.

Email: info@mazzardfarm.com

Watergate Road, Porth, Cornwall TR7 3LX
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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.

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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.

Crieff, Perthshire, United Kingdom PH7 3LQ
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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.

Halletts Shute, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight PO41 0RJ
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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!

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01983760355
Fax: 01983761277
Email: info@westbayclub.co.uk

Quality holidays made relaxing and effortless
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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:

Rattery, nr. Totnes, South Devon TQ10 9JY
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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:

Leicestershire
Since 1977, the Peter Le Marchant Trust has provided day trips and longer holidays for disabled and seriously ill people of all disabilities and all ages on specially designed canal boats. Over half our passengers are aged under eighteen.

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.

Shipley Lane Equestrian Centre

Eglinmgham, Nr Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2LS
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  • Pleasure and improver riders to professional exam/competition instruction.
  • Quality school horses from Novice to Advanced.
  • Beach rides, day rides and hill rides in rural Northumbria.
  • Children's riding holidays throughout summer months.
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Watergate Bay, Cornwall TR8 4AA
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The Watergate Bay Hotel gives you all the great things you'd find in a mountain resort - on a spectacular beach on the north Cornwall coast.

It's an irresistible combination of dramatic coastline, adrenalin sports, gorgeous accommodation, brilliant places to eat and drink, inspiring people and a truly relaxed vibe! An amazing holiday destination for everyone where it is easy to completely unwind.

There’s so much going on for kids of all ages at Watergate Bay. Each day is a big adventure with fantastic organised activities, evening entertainment, a 25 metre indoor swimming pool with ocean view and an area for younger children to swim, the ‘Kids’ Zone’ and the 'XA Club' where they can play safely and meet new friends. And with two miles of amazing sandy beach right outside the door your children will never want to go home.

Families have so much choice when it comes to eating at Watergate Bay. Both the Beach Hut and the Living Space have children’s menus, we provide an early evening children’s supper and parents kitchenettes are available 24 hours a day. Our children’s dishes are all fresh, healthy and home-cooked using excellent ingredients – great tasting food that they’ll love.

We offer an excellent range of accommodation, including interconnecting rooms and family suites, please see our web site for details.

Skern Lodge, Appledore, Bideford, North Devon EX39 1NG
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Get wet - climb high - stay low, whatever you want, you can do it!

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

Peasholm Gap, Scarborough YO12 7TN
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The Sands 5* Sea Front Apartments are situated on Scarborough’s rugged coastline. Located just yards from the beach, you are in one of the most unique and stunning locations in Yorkshire.

The award-winning apartments boast open plan living, designer kitchens and stunning sea views. Each apartment has the WOW factor from the moment you walk in. We have 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are available for both short breaks and longer stays – a great getaway with the family, and provide you with everything you might need, from Egyptian cotton linen, to individual travel cots and high chairs.

With the sandy beaches, Peasholm Park boating lake and the Sealife Centre in such close proximity – children and adults alike will have no shortage of entertainment! At the end of the day, why not relax in your 5 Star surroundings and borrow a DVD or Nintendo Wii Game from our extensive free collection.

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA15 4HA
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Stradey Park Hotel is a family owned four star hotel that has been lovingly converted from an Edwardian mansion. Featuring sweeping panoramic views across Llanelli, Carmarthen Bay and the world famous Gower Peninsula.

We have a range of luxurious family rooms with inter-connecting doors comprising a double room and a twin room (sleeps 4 in total, with the option of an additional z-bed). Twin rooms come equipped with X-Boxes with a variety of games available from reception.

For days out with children you can order a Stradey Picnic which will be ready for you upon leaving the hotel. Stradey Park Hotel makes a great base for exploring the Gower Peninsula, Brecon and Carmarthenshire, including a stunning range of castles, beaches and rugged countryside. It is also within driving distance of Oakwood Park, Folly Farm and the LC, a leisure centre with a range of slides and pools.

Kincraig, Scotland PH21 1NU
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Just 6 miles south of Aviemore in the beautiful Spey Valley you will find scenic Loch Insh. From Spring through to Autumn you can join in Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Archery, Family River Trips, Salmon Fishing, Rowing and Dry Slope Skiing. Hire of equipment is available every day from April to the end of October and instruction can be provided hourly or by the week.

Fabulous self catering log chalets overlook Loch Insh and Bed and Breakfast with en-suite facilities are provided at Insh Hall Lodge, also on the 14-acre wooded site. The Boathouse Restaurant stands on the beach overlooking the activities on the water with fabulous open balcony, bar and gift shop. There are three children’s adventure areas and 3 km lochside/forest interpretation trail for those who like to stay on dry land! From December to April downhill and snowboarding courses are offered with skiing on Cairngorm Ski Slopes, just 16 miles.

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Launched in 2002, Small Families was established to provide a much needed holiday service - Fully escorted, quality holidays exclusively for single parents and their children with a Small Families host to accompany you throughout to ensure all runs smoothly.

Operating during the school holidays, we feature good quality, child-friendly hotel-based holidays to Majorca, Portugal, Croatia, Tunisia, Morocco, Tenerife, Benidorm, and Torquay (UK). In the winter we also visit Lapland for our ever popular Skiing, Adventure and Santa holidays.

There’s no need to ever feel ‘alone’ on holiday again. Enjoy adult companionship and peace of mind, knowing that your child is safe and has all the new friends he or she could possibly wish for.

Providing Happy Holidays for over 100 years!
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Hoburne offer 7 top-quality holiday parks in the South & South West of England.

Set in beautiful locations with top-quality facilities, Hoburne Holiday Parks provide fantastic accommodation for your next family holiday.

Family holiday parks in: New Milton in Hampshire, Nr. Minehead in Somerset, Cirencester in Gloucestershire, Nr. Liskeard in Cornwall, Christchurch in Dorset and Paignton in Devon

Luxury B&B on the North Norfolk Coast
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The Old Coach House is a former coaching inn in the pretty village of Thornham on the North Norfolk Coast, close to the stunning sandy beaches of Brancaster and the shopping and art galleries in Burnham Market and a stones throw to the wildlife of the Titchwell and Holme RSPB nature reserves.

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.

Fleet, Nr Weymouth, Dorset DT3 4ED
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Luxury child friendly and family hotel Moonfleet Manor, overlooking the world famous Chesil Beach and the Fleet Lagoon, is set in the heart of some of England’s least discovered, yet most staggeringly beautiful countryside. Moonfleet is unique and like no other hotel you will ever visit. It has fantastic, ‘quirky’ but sumptuous interiors and an informally elegant atmosphere.

Childcare
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.

Price
From £165 per night Inclusive of DBB for two adults. (10% reduction for single parents)

Accommodation
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.

Facilities
Indoor swimming pools, badminton, tennis, a Verandah building has a large indoor play area with giant board games and trampolines!

Location
Overlooks Chesil beach, the heart of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. 

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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).

Four and Five Star luxury self-catering holiday cottages in Cornwall
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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.

50 Dearmans Place, Chapel Wharf, Manchester M3 5LH
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Award winning The Lowry Hotel is situated in a quite riverside location; perfectly situated for families to explore Manchester and the surrounding area.

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:

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A family friendly 3 star hotel on the banks of The River Thames in Maidenhead where children under the age of 12 Eat & Stay For Free*. You are perfectly placed for London – just 30 minutes to the East and the Chilterns to the West.

All our family rooms have integral desks, free wireless access, and a comfortable sofa bed which can accommodate two children. With views of The River Thames from your window.

Each family room is equipped with a 26" wall-mounted flat screen TV, Freeview, complimentary laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, luxury bathroom toiletries, linen bathrobe, mineral water, 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 Legoland, Windsor and Thorpe Park or perhaps you'd prefer the quieter surrounds of Windsor Great Park and the famous Windsor Castle, or a River Boat Trip along The River Thames.

*When accompanied by paying adults

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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

Between Kirkby Stephen & Appleby in Cumbria's Eden Valley CA17 4DE
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How about a truly child friendly castle? If that sounds like the stuff of fairytales, take a look at Augill Castle in Cumbria, sandwiched between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

Simon & Wendy Bennett understand what makes a truly child friendly place to stay because for their children, Oliver & Emily, the castle is home.

Parents have the chance to relax and enjoy their surroundings in relative peace as young visitors to Augill are often adopted by each other as special friends and whisk off to the playroom (in the Drawing Room), the playground or to explore acres of safe family friendly (no barbed wire) acres. Once the fresh air has tired them out there is an extensive library of videos and DVDs, a games room, toys for all ages and a whole castle complete with towers and turrets to explore.

Most bedrooms are big enough to comfortably take two extra beds, all the bathrooms are big, some are enormous and there are catered and self catering options with both adult and children's dietary whims accommodated.

  • Truly family-friendly. No out of bounds
  • Spacious & flexible accommodation
  • Special meal times and menus
  • Indoor & outdoor activities for all ages
  • No sweaty play zone in the cellar!
  • Great for larger family groups

'There is nothing stuck up or forbidding about this most laid-back of castles' - The Sunday Times

NEW for 2014: Simon has written a book called Undressed For Dinner, this funny and often moving account of the Temple-Bennett family trying to lead an ordinary life in an extraordinary place! See HERE for details of this excellent read

Pott Shrigley Nr. Macclesfield Cheshire SK10 5SB
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A beautiful 4 star family friendly country house hotel in Cheshire, Barceló Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf & Country Club is perfectly located for holidays and short breaks in the Peak District, Derbyshire and Cheshire. Set in 262 acres of spectacular countryside and just 15 miles south of Manchester, this luxury hotel is ideally situated for exploring Cheshire and the surrounding area.

Boasting 148 elegant bedrooms including family rooms. All rooms are light, airy, comfortable and functional with double bed with space for additional beds or sofa beds, large work area with desk, sitting area with easy chairs and coffee table. You will find quality features in all the rooms including wireless internet access, complimentary refreshment tray and hair dryer. Some rooms offer air-conditioning and are situated in a quiet and tranquil location.

To complete your luxury stay at Barceló Shrigley Hall Hotel our Health Club offers a range of facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, fully equipped gym, and a fitness studio for classes. We also offer a wide range of spa and beauty treatments.

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Let Sykes Cottages help you plan the perfect UK cottage holiday for you and your family!

Sykes Cottages is the UK's leading independent cottage rental agency and with over 25 years of experience you can rest assured that your Sykes holiday cottage will be of the highest standard. Sykes Cottages have holiday homes to suit every taste and budget, from coastal cottages in Cornwall, to rustic log cabins in Scotland, and everything in between. Farm holidays, pet friendly cottages, cottages with swimming pools, and beach cottages are just some of the great accommodation options you will find at Sykes Cottages.

The Sykes Cottages website has been designed with the user in mind and provides you with comprehensive property information and photographs to help you choose the best cottage for your needs. Call our friendly holiday advisors if you would like more information, or make your booking completely online, the choice is yours.

At Sykes Cottages we understand how special family holidays are and we make every effort to ensure that each and every one is memorable, for all the right reasons.

Call or visit our website today, we can’t wait to hear from you!

The perfect base for a classic Cornish holiday.
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This delightful familly friendly hotel is situated on the stunning North Cornwall coast in the unspoilt village of Rock, overlooking the Camel Estuary.

The 16 double and twin rooms and 4 family suites have been individually furnished and designed. All have ensuite bathrooms. Other facilities include a secluded heated outdoor pool (May - September), children’s playroom and a sauna. With families in mind babysitters can be arranged with notice. A children’s menu is available in Outlaw’s A la Carte Restaurant at 5.00pm. Children over the age of 10 are welcome to eat with their parents in the restaurant, though we encourage booking an early table. Children’s tea is available at 5.00pm each day.

Restaurant
The two restaurants are run by Nathan Outlaw and his team. Outlaw’s is open for lunch and dinner every day, with our menu showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients sourced locally. Our menu allows diners to choose from the finest, freshest market fish available in Cornwall on a daily basis, and premium Cornish meat. Children over the age of 10 are welcome to eat with their parents in the restaurant, though we encourage booking an early table.

Restaurant Nathan Outlaw awarded 2 Michelin Stars in 2011 and has been named as the Best Seafood Restaurant in the UK by The Good Food Guide. This restaurant will be providing one tasting menu for diners. The menu will be entirely composed of Seafood dishes, and display the wonderful provisions of the Cornish coast. Children above the age of twelve are welcome to join their parents.

We can offer something for everyone; our hotel adjoins the St. Enodoc Golf Club, one of the best golf courses in the UK. The Camel Estuary is renowned for its child friendly beaches and many water sport activities and the local area offers many bike paths and walks as well as places of interest.

Address: Rock, Cornwall PL27 6LA

Blacknest Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7SE
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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.

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It’s all about attainable luxury, every step of the way.

At Prestige Holidays we put a little more thought into finding the most suitable holiday for you and your family and then go the extra mile to ensure that you have everything you need – before, during and after your stay.

In our brochures you’ll find a wide choice of destinations from the lesser known gems to the more familiar finest places to stay. From child-friendly chic rural hotel to adult’s only boutique hotels, we know every destination intimately and spend a great deal of time and care hand picking our hotels. So whatever you are looking we can ensure you’ll get the holiday you deserve. We feature mainly four and five star hotels in Turkey, Cyprus, Canaries, Southern Spain, Mallorca, Italian Lakes, Morocco, Crete, Madeira, Algarve, Malta, La Manga, Sicily Slovenia and Montenegro plus self-catering to all-inclusive hotels in Croatia. Or closer to home we offer Isles of Scilly, Guernsey, Jersey, Herm, Sark and Alderney.

Further from home we have dedicated brochures for family holidays to Bermuda and Canada for short breaks or for touring and experiencing the pleasures each has to offer.

Many of our holidays feature a "Prestige Plus" - added extras and thoughtful services such as: private taxi transfers on arrival, free nights, complimentary guidebooks, room upgrades, free meals, welcome gifts, excellent discounts for children and free meals.

Award winning family friendly holidays in rural East Mersea
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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.

Best Self Catering Establishment 2010, 2011 & 2012 - Cornwall Tourism Awards
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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.

Corpach, Fort William, Scotland, PH33 7LR
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Farr Cottage, located on the outskirts of Fort William, is one of Scotland's best hostels offering superior accommodation at unbeatable value. We have been awarded four stars by Visit Scotland. We are also an established Activity Centre offering a huge range of activities all year round.

Our cottage can accommodate up to 30 people. Our lodge can accommodate up to 18 people. Both are fully self-contained and can be let out privately, they make perfect places for large parties as well as great holidays for the whole family. We offer full self-catering facilities or can supply breakfast, evening meals and packed lunches if required.

Our diverse range of activities includes mountain and hill walking, canyonning, scuba diving, go karting, sea and fly fishing, golf, white water rafting, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, horse trekking, sailing, windsurfing and more.

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With a great selection of child friendly, luxury self catering accommodation in the St Ives area of West Cornwall, look no further than Carbis Bay Holidays. We have an extensive selection of properties to suit all your individual requirements, with everything from traditional holiday cottages to stylish and contemporary apartments.

We are a family run agency, offering a friendly and helpful level of service to anyone looking for the finest quality self catering accommodation in the region. The majority of our properties are family friendly, with travels cots and highchairs provided as standard. We have properties located just a stones throw away from the beach, making fun packed days out to the beach relaxing and stress free.

The accommodation we offer is of a consistently excellent standard, with outstanding interiors, superb facilities and some wonderful locations, placing you within easy reach of all the region’s coastal resorts and tranquil countryside. Visit St Ives, with azure seas and a maze of cobbled streets full of quirky shops and family friendly restaurants to discover. There is also a comprehensive range of leisure activities to enjoy in the surrounding area, from swimming and sailing to soft children’s play centres and animal attractions.

For further information about any of our properties, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Luxury self-catering breaks & holidays in UK's most stunning locations
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Natural Retreats Trewhiddle is set in a peaceful countryside valley providing a gateway to the breath-taking Roseland Peninsula and offers spacious luxury self-catering cottages and villas from 2 to 4 bedrooms with unrivalled interiors, private balconies and inspiring views. Boasting fully equipped modern interiors, private outdoor children’s play area and farmland walks on the doorstep this is the perfect place for a family break to Cornwall. Pets also welcome.

Beautiful beaches and rugged cliffs, stunning rivers and idyllic countryside, pretty villages and hazy harbours all make up this breath-taking landscape. From walks to water sports and gardens to gastro pubs – there is something for everyone on the Roseland, and during the summer months the towns come alive with carnivals, fetes and regattas. Located just a short drive from the quaint fishing village of Mevagissey, the stunning Charlestown and renowned tourist attractions such as Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan Natural Retreats Trewhiddle provides the perfect spot to explore the region.

The village St Just in Roseland is also nearby, famous for its 13th Century church set in riverside gardens luxuriantly planted with semitropical shrubs and trees. Other local highlights include Carrick Roads, a large natural harbour which connects Falmouth and Truro, which can be crossed on the King Harry Ferry. Trewhiddle is located just one mile from the beach and benefits from excellent transport links, being just 15 minutes away from the A30.

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The Devonshire Fell is situated in stunning surroundings overlooking the picturesque village of Burnsall and the Yorkshire Dales. The relaxed and informal atmosphere makes this the perfect place for a luxury family break or holiday.

The supremely comfortable bedrooms include spacious family suites that boast a DVD player, surround sound and a selection of DVDs available from reception. We can supply cots and Z beds.

Our restaurant offers a selection of delicious local food and great wine. Children’s meals, early meal times and high chairs are available.

Guests staying with us can also enjoy complimentary use of the health and leisure facilities of The Devonshire Health Spa at Bolton Abbey plus free parking on the Bolton Abbey Estate, with its 80 miles of footpaths and nature trails, riverside café and pretty village.

Location: Burnsall Village, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6BT

Pentewan Road, Tregorrick, St Austell PL26 7AB
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The luxurious family friendly 4 star Cornwall Hotel, Spa and Estate is set in 43 acres of woodland looking across the Pentewan Valley, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Located just minutes from stunning sandy beaches on the south Cornish coast, the Eden Project and the pretty coastal villages of Charlestown and Mevagissey. We have a brilliant play park in the grounds with swings, slides and a sand pit. We also have a lovely woodland trail through the 43 acre estate. The swimming pool is open to children from 9am – 7pm daily (excluding aqua aerobics at 10am on Wednesday).

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

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Marlborough College Summer School is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014!

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.

Start Creating Amazing Memories with Park Resorts!
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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

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