Child Friendly Cottages | Child & Family Friendly Holidays 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.
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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.
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Welcome to West Cornwall Cottage Holidays, the premier provider of holiday cottages in the region offering self catering holiday accommodation to suit all budgets and lifestyles whether you are seeking a family beach holiday, walking the coastal footpath, short breaks or romantic hideaways just for two!
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.
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Situated within 13 acres in the heart of North Cornwall our 8 self-catering 18th century cottages sleep 2-7 and offer light, spacious, contemporary country-style interiors. All cottages are well equipped with all amenities and baby and toddler equipment.
The safe walled courtyard is equipped with a wide variety of pedal cars and other vehicles, our playroom has a great selection of toys and games, the excellent swimming pool is kept at 30 degrees (with the press button warm shower after swimming an additional treat!), the trampoline is perfect for young children and the children’s playground has equipment to suit toddlers as well as older children, there is also a tennis court, table football, pool table and a tipi for the more adventurous who would like to spend a night under the stars etc.
A highlight is 9.30am Monday to Friday feeding of the cows, sheep, donkey, pigs and chickens, supervised by Shirley and Steve. All children are able to take an egg from a hen coop which they are able to take home for tea. Children are encouraged to use our washing facilities strategically placed around the site after contact with the animals.
Additional amenities include the shop providing high quality ready meals and excellent local ice cream, facilities for washing clothes and recycling waste, babysitting with a registered child minder, free Wifi and mid-week maid service
Location: Cardinham, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 4AX
- 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:
The invigorating sauna and hot tub of our Field Spa attract many group bookings as well as families to this stunning part of Cornwall and with beaches nearby and a microclimate that allows palm trees to grow, nature has truly looked kindly on this part of the world. The active can surf, swim, bike and walk to their heart’s delight, before stocking up on Cornwall’s seafood, cream teas and pasties.
Back at the farm, indulge in Maddy’s delicious dinners, including her Cornish lasagne around the campfire, which one guest said was so good it should be mentioned in the guidebooks! For the prefect family friendly glamping holidays in Penzance, Cornwall look no further than Boswarthen Feather Down Farm!
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
The farm nestles under the Purbeck Hills within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a walk through the farm fields and a climb up Nine Barrow Down lead to a spectacular view of Poole Harbour, the coast at Bournemouth, and on a clear day, the Isle of Wight.
Back down by the woods and the streams you’re more than welcome to watch our dairy herd being milked. We’re sure you’ll want to linger on our 156-acre dairy farm, as the woodland we are backed on to is perfect for adventurous play.
You’re welcome to watch our herd being milked and their calves being fed, as we love to pass on our knowledge of dairy farming. We run the farm with a little help from one of our daughters, Issy, who looks after our miniature ponies, a mother and daughter duo called Issy and Lana who are available for grooming sessions. They can’t wait to greet you.
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.
We could well be Feather Down’s most ‘sporting’ farm – in the relaxed sense of the word of course! As well as pheasant, you’re guaranteed to see any one of our 70 fallow or red deer, making the farm an ideal safari spot. On the Farm Tour you’ll also encounter beef cattle, horses and Kerry Hill sheep.
*Upper Shadymoor is a natural water park, with a brook and 16 pools on our 200 acres. As well as wild swimming and messing about in boats, our water trampoline can be enjoyed under parental supervision – from the nearby hot tub if necessary! You can also fish trout here, and rods and the fly-casting expertise of our son Gregory are both available. (*Charges apply)
And if your holiday involves eating well, you’ll love our game-filled Farm Larder, which stocks our own venison, pigeon, pheasant, duck, rabbit, and Kevan’s ready-cooked meals. There’s also the renowned local gastronomic scene that includes Ludlow’s two Michelin-starred restaurants and gastropubs galore.
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 Club 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 Club 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, 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!
Our fully child-friendly barn is divided into two cottages - The Cider Barn sleeping 4 & The Stables sleeping 6 or both cottages can be let together for larger groups sleeping 10. Airy and contemporary interiors are equipped to a high standard and include everything from plug covers & cots to plastic crockery & toys. Our facilities include:
- Decked Verandas with patio furniture and barbecues
- Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
- Farmyard Play Area and Adventure Playground
- Twice Daily Animal Feeding & Egg Collecting
- Pony Rides & Cart Rides
- Clay Pigeon Shooting
- On-site Farm Shop selling our own & local fresh produce
- Holistic & Beauty Treatments
- Free WiFi
- Free DVD & Video Library
- lnternet Shopping Deliveries
We also cater for mums and dads! Three course dinners with wine can be served in the farmhouse dining room which is linked by baby monitor to your cottage or a babysitter can be arranged if you prefer to visit one of our very good local pubs or restaurants.
Exmoor is a great place for beautiful walks, picnics and fabulous beaches are within easy reach as well as The Tarka Trail for traffic free cycling, Rosemoor Gardens, Diggerland, The Big Sheep, Exmoor Zoo to name just a few!
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Also cottages with sandpits, trampolines, swimming pools and activities. All good quality cottages for a happy family holiday.
We have a variety of sizes from small cosy cottages for 2, ideal for honeymoon couples, and romantic holidays, larger holiday cottages to sleep from six to twelve and country house for groups of up to sixteen. We inspect all properties personally ensuring that they all conform to our high standards of cleanliness, quality and value for money.
All our cottages are fully equipped and many have log fires. Most of the cottages have a pets welcome policy. As well as walks in stunning scenery there are lots of local attractions and places of interest to suit all members of your family.
Visit our website for full details or contact us, we are always happy to help you make the perfect choice for your short break or family holiday.
Holiday cottages for families in: Inverness, Loch Ness, Nairn, Argyll & Bute, Arran, Ayrshire, Clyde Valley, Cairngorms National Park, Dumfries & Galloway, Fort William, Lochaber, Loch Lomond, Stirling, the Trossachs, Northern Highlands, Wester Ross, Easter Ross, Perthshire, Angus & Dundee, Skye and Lochalsh
- 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.
Select from over 350 properties situated in Norfolk and North Suffolk. Choices vary from magnificent barn conversions and period properties to quaint thatched cottages and modern homes, sleeping parties from 2 to 20. All properties are carefully selected and inspected by experienced staff, with the majority of cottages Visit Britain graded. Locations span the breadth of the county, allowing you to choose the perfect property and situation for your holiday.
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.
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:
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.
BEACON PARK HOLIDAYS
Quality narrowboat hire holidays: We offer a choice of 13 luxury boats, the widest range on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
Full day, half day or hourly boat hire: Experience a lock, cross the river Usk 25ft up on the Brynich Aqueduct, pass 5 lift bridges and have lunch in Talybont or Pencelli in one of the canal side pubs or take a picnic.
Wharfinger's Cottage: Child friendly cottage holiday in Wales situated on our private wharf just outside Abergavenny. Set in a stunning location amongst 30 acres of broadleaf woodland on the side of the Blorenge mountain. Sleeps 6 people and is available all year round for short breaks or longer holidays.
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.
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.
- Kids Club, Toddler Club and Adventure Centre for 11+
- Houses equipped with stair gates, High Chair, Sterilizer, plug socket covers, Baby bath, Potty, Step & training seat
- Lodges with Flatscreen TV's, DVD player, free DVD's to use, Sky TV with Movies, Sports & Kids channels
- Baby sitting service ( Day & Evening with qualified Nannys)
- Indoor heated pool & Indoor heated paddling pool
- Indoor Softplay, Big outdoor Play area, Tennis courts, Pitch & Putt golf (free to use) 5K run
- Beauty Spa , sauna, steam room,gym, FlowRider
- 2 Bedroom, 4 Bedroom & 6 Bedroom Holiday Lodges
- Restaurant serving childrens' Teas from 5pm, locally sourced produce with a vibrant family friendly atmosphere
Just 10 minutes from the beach the lodges and lake side cottages are beautifully decorated with sumptuous beds and fabulous sitting rooms, you'll be assured of a luxury holiday. Parent & baby classes held weekly: Tuesdays Ducklings swim classes and Friday mornings' Twinkle Tots music session where children can learn nursery rhymes and rhythms. BABY & TODDLER FRIENDLY BREAKS CORNWALL 'From Just £380 for a Week with Spa Treatments & Kids Sessions !!
Appuldurcombe House & Isle of Wight Falconry CentreWroxall, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 3EW
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.
Devon Farms is a co-operative of farmers dedicated to providing excellent bed & breakfast and self catering accommodation - and who better to introduce you to the delights Devon has to offer than your hosts, who live and work in the countryside?
Most of our farms welcome children of all ages and at many of them you can even join in! Not only will you enjoy the warmest of welcomes, discover the very best in local food and produce, but you'll find out first hand what farming in Devon is all about…
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.
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.
Locations: Alnmouth, Berwick, Seahouses, Bamburgh, Craster & Embleton, Beadnell , Tughall Steads and Newton by the Sea areas
Benefit from the latest Disney offers including FREE nights and FREE kids!
Leisure Direction also offers a wide range of Camping Holidays across France in luxury mobile homes & tents offering facilities that compare with any modern hotel but without the expense!
Choose from thousands of self-catering holiday cottages across the UK, Ireland and France, a fantastic selection of ski apartments in the French Alps and a huge choice of hotels across Europe, perfect for a short break or stopover.
Book accommodation only, or save even more money when you package with one of our great-value ferry, Eurotunnel, or Eurostar crossings.
Family holidays also in: Holland, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, Powys, Pembrokeshire, Norfolk, Gloucestershire, Dumfries & Galloway, Devon, Cumbria, Cornwall, North Ayrshire, Argyll & Bute, Isle of Anglesey, Perth & Kinross, Scottish Highlands, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Northumberland
With over 200 unique properties, whether you choose to stay in an oast house or barn conversion, idyllic cottage or Grade II listed gem, you can be assured of a holiday to remember in this beautiful part of England.
You can choose the perfect accommodation to suit your individual needs from a superb collection of properties that includes 'traditional' cottages, contemporary houses, bungalows and apartments all with modern amenities.
Cornwall is a fabulous area to visit with an enormous range of attractions. Beautiful beaches, quaint fishing villages, world renowned heritage sites and atmospheric moorland offer everything for families and individuals alike.
We put our clients first with a service that is both friendly and personal. Our experienced and helpful staff will do their best to ensure that your holiday in Cornwall is happy and memorable. Visit our easy to use website or contact us for full details.
Family friendly holiday cottages in: St Ives, Padstow, Newquay, Looe, Bude, Fowey, Port Isaac, Falmouth, Mevagissey and Tintagel
The island is Tresco. It’s only 28 miles off the Cornish coast and you could be here soon.
You can choose from a wide range of family friendly places to stay on Tresco, from traditional cottages to beachfront houses, from our local pub to the elegant Sea Garden Cottages at the Island Hotel. You can eat in or out, stay for a night or a fortnight – it’s up to you how you enjoy your family holiday on Tresco.
For more information visit www.tresco.co.uk or call us on 01720 422849
Our family friendly cottages are converted from traditional Norfolk flint barns and stables and incorporate many original features. They sleep 2-6 people in one to three bedrooms. Each cottage has been transformed into comfortable and welcoming accommodation superbly furnished and fully equipped to a high standard.
We offer many child friendly facilities within the grounds including a Tyre snake and zip wire, a red 1959 David Brown Tractor to play on, tree house, trampoline with safety net, wooden climbing frame, sand pit and five a side football pitch with goals. We also have an indoor games room with pool table and dart board, a herb garden for guests use and barbecues.
We are perfectly situated for visiting local attractions including stately homes and castles, fabulous sandy beaches, steam railways, crabbing and seal spotting at Blakeney Point, as well as many excellent restaurants.
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!
Their wide selection of self-catering properties are suited to parents with younger children.
You can choose from a house close to the beach, a stay on a working farm in the heart of the Sussex countryside or a cottage in the Garden of England.
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.
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
Our country cottages have been selected for their individuality, character and stylish interiors, These holiday cottages all score highly in terms of being suitable for children, babies and families. In fact we even have our own child-friendly ratings guide to make your choice of holiday even easier!
Locations: Heddon on the Wall, Tyne Valley, Malton, Richmond, Yorkshire Dales, Bamburgh, Rock, near Alnwick, Nr Beamish, County Durham Derwent Valley, Axwell Park near Newcastle
Coombe Mill Family Farm & Fishing HolidaysSt. Breward, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 4LZ
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.