Family Friendly Self-Catering Accommodation
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.
Just Lodge Holidays offer a wealth of luxury self-catering holiday lodges and log cabins for rent throughout England, Scotland and Wales and soon to be followed by Northern Ireland and Eire. We are sure you will find the prefect holiday lodge or log cabin to suit you and your families needs and interests.
Visit our website to see lodges in beautifully rural locations close to stunning scenery and glorious beaches, perfect for relaxing and pursuing leisure activities including fishing, golfing, swimming and walking or for the more energetic we have a fantastic selection of family fun parks offering a host of facilities and entertainment for the whole family. We also offer winter sports lodges for your skiing holiday in the UK as well as a selection of pet friendly and pet free accommodation.
The choice is entirely yours to discover and enjoy! Happy holiday!
- 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 !!
Whilst staying at Trelowarren enjoy swimming in all-weathers in the heated, outdoor 20m Ozone swimming pool, visit the new Pulse Fitness gym for a workout or Yoga, or The Walled Garden Spa and escape all the stresses and strains of everyday life. We can keep you in touch with the outside world if you wish via our wireless internet areas, including in our award-winning AA** restaurant.
The Trelowarren Estate borders the Helford River and is at the heart of The Lizard, a Nature Reserve and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that enjoys a warm climate year round. The Estate has over 1,000 years of recorded history; the last 600 years in the hands of the Vyvyan family. We are a working estate and strive to achieve sustainability at every level; from supplying water direct from the estate’s springs, and harnessing rainwater, to heating via a Biomass boiler using coppiced timber from the estate and supplying an electricity plug-in point for EVs.
Close to stunning coastline the area offers a fantastic range of activities and attractions for the whole family including sailing, top-quality beaches, historic gardens, and attractions such as the Maritime Museum.
After ‘40 Fabulous Years’, award-winning CV Villas continues to be proud of our exceptional portfolio of hand-picked villas in the most sought-after locations worldwide. Our belief in old-fashioned personal service and meticulous attention to detail remains unchanged – whether a guest requests a bath with a view or a cook who can prepare local specialities – and has earned us an enviable reputation as one of the most respected villa holiday companies. Guests come to us via recommendation or have rented villas through us in the past, some over many years.
Our portfolio today includes beautiful homes in Corfu, unique Trulli houses in Puglia, delightful Mas in Provence, funky Fincas in Ibiza, magical homes in Marrakech, stunning fully-staffed beachfront villas in Antigua and elegant manor houses in Norfolk.
Located in some of the most stunning corners of the world, our villas continue to be hand-picked for their style, individuality, comfort and diversity, all chosen for a ‘wow’ factor, be it an exceptional view, an unusual history, a fabulous garden or a breathtaking infinity pool.
Overseas: Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Barbados, Jamaica, St Lucia, Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Morocco, Thailand, Mozambique, Grenada, Grenadines, St Barths, Nevis and Anguilla
Great Britain: Cornwall, Devon, East Sussex, Gloucestershire, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, West Sussex and Wiltshire
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!
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.
Self-catering log cabins, chalets and apartments on the banks of the river spey in Aviemore, right in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Well equipped with fully fitted kitchens, living and dining areas, bath and shower rooms, sleeping 2, 4 or 6. Some cabins are pet friendly too!
Located less then 1km from the village centre with a great local Inn next door. A multitude of indoor and outdoor activities in summer and winter are available within easy reach suitable for kids of all ages! Children's play park and outdoor games available on site.
We also have mountain bikes available to rent. Off street parking. A great for base for families, friends and pets!
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:
Farm Stay UK is the largest network of rural, top quality farm based accommodation in the UK.
We have hundreds of stylish country properties run by friendly families in superb rural settings. Choice of accommodation includes B&B and self-catering in cottages, converted farm buildings, log cabins or caravans as well as a selection of touring camp/caravanning sites. Whichever you choose, comfort is guaranteed, as is a warm, truly genuine welcome.
Every property has been inspected and quality assessed under National Tourist Boards’ grading schemes and /or those operated by the AA.
Visit the Farm Stay UK website to plan the perfect holiday or short break where your whole family can enjoy fresh air, fine views, real home cooking and that special sense of well-being that only a stay in the country can bring.
Locations: Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Edinburgh and Lothians, Essex, Glasgow, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, North Wales, Surrey, Berkshire, Staffordshire, Hampshire, Shropshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight, Pembrokeshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Sussex, Worcestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland, Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Aberdeen and Grampian, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Manchester, Bedfordshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Isle of Wight, Staffordshire, Clyde Valley, Ayrshire and Arran, Angus, Scottish Highlands, The Isles of Scotland, Loch, Stirling, The Trossachs, Arran, Dumfries and Galloway, Kingdom of Fife, Perthshire, Scottish Borders, Anglesey, Snowdonia Mountains, Mid Wales, Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Inverness, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Scottish Borders, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Anglesey, North Wales, Mid Ceredigion, Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire, Swansea, Wye Valley and Vale of Usk, Wiltshire, Yorkshire
The China Fleet Country Club is set in 180 acres of stunning Cornish countryside along the banks of the River Tamar and just 10 minutes from Plymouth it is an ideal location for visiting both Cornwall and Devon.
We offer 40 spacious apartments that are perfect for family holidays; all are ensuite with fully equipped kitchens and comfortable lounge / dining areas. Families can take advantage of our championship-standard golf course and our leisure facilities including 25m swimming pool, Aqua Spa Retreat and gym. We also offer an excellent range of dining options.
China Fleet also offer exciting and fun-filled activities throughout the year for kids of all ages:
Swimming Lessons: Parent and toddler sessions for 12 weeks to 3 years. Pre-school sessions for 3-4.5 yr olds and ASA Kellogs swimming lessons for 4.5+
Weekly After-School Activities: Weekly sessions include Junior Gym, Arts & Crafts and Junior Dragons.
Sports Coaching: 12 week courses include Trampolining, Soccer School and Swimming Lessons all taught be fully qualified staff in a fun and safe atmosphere.
Martial Arts: We also have Junior Ju Jutsu run by sensie Greg Regan.
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.
Choose from three family-friendly parks across the Isle of Wight. Whether you're an active family looking for adventure or you prefer some peace and tranquility, we will find the ideal park for your family!
At Rookley Country Park choose from spacious caravans sleeping up to 8 guests or luxury cottages, perfect for breaks all year round. Located at the centre of the Island, this park is a great base for exploring the Isle of Wight. On park facilities include indoor and outdoor heated pools, children's playgrounds, fishing lakes, bar and restaurant, plus seasonal activity clubs and entertainments!
For a quieter break, try St Helens Holiday Park, with designated car-free zones and just a stones throw from St Helens beach, this park is great for young families looking for a peaceful break. An outdoor heated pool, children's play areas and spacious playing fields ensure there is plenty to keep the little ones amused!
For a more luxurious holiday Colwell Bay Holiday Cottage's offer great quality accommodation. The park is located just yards from the beautiful Colwell Bay beach, on park you can enjoy an indoor heated swimming pool, play areas and tennis courts.
Holidays start from £69 for the whole family!
Hendra’s an award winning Park, surrounded by beautiful countryside, only minutes from Newquay's beaches, within easy reach of many holiday attractions including the Eden Project. Hendra offers many superb facilities including children's activities, full entertainment and our own fantastic Oasis Fun Pools complex, providing indoor all-weather fun with water flumes and a beautiful outdoor pool. We have free Wi-Fi in The Terrace Bar and Restaurant, Coffee Express Cafe, Mario's Pizzeria, and The Club. We also have Wi-Fi in the holiday homes and the HendraPods; there is a small charge for this.
We offer the newest range of luxury holiday homes in Cornwall. All are fitted to an extremely high standard, equipped with a television, refrigerator, microwave, cooker and a full kitchen inventory. NEW for 2014 – The Gwithian, our new premium home with a 32” flat screen TV in the living room and a 22” flat screen TV in the bedroom. It is a top-of-the-range home with all the home-from-home comforts you would expect. PLUS the NEW Watergate 3-bed Platinum – a luxury premium caravan with an outside decking area.
Tents, Tourers and Glamping
We have 12 fields of spacious touring and camping pitches, well laid out with roads, lighting and water points. Our toilet block facilities are some of the best around and have been awarded the '5* Loo of the Year' award. We also have a glamping Pod village!
Holidays for families: Hendra Holiday Park, Lane, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4NY
Billabong is a friendly family run site set within the tranquil countryside of East Yorkshire catering for water sports activities and family holidays.
Our 11 acre crystal clear lake is the perfect location for learning or improving water sports skills. You can book to use your own craft or we offer one-to-one or group tuition for children and adults in Wakeboarding, Water-skiing, Kneel boarding or Ringo Riding. Wetsuits, lifejackets and all other equipment are supplied.
Within the 22 acre site we have 50 spacious Caravan and Camping pitches with electric hook-ups and beautiful views over the lake. Great facilities include shower and toilet facilities, washing up area, laundry room, café with a veranda overlooking the lake and a children’s playground.
We also organise exciting water sports parties and action packed summer activity days.
Contact us or see our website for full details
Our luxury holiday cottages for families offer privacy and tranquility in gorgeous surroundings whatever the time of year. Each cottage has been beautifully furnished to a very high standard with all amenities as well as little luxury extras that make all the difference. In total the cottages sleep 12 and futons are available if necessary to accommodate larger numbers.
There is a superb indoor heated pool and a wide range of luxury treatments can be arranged in your own cottage. Why not make the most of your stay and enjoy the delicious food available from our chef? Choose from a wonderful range of meals using locally sourced produce and delivered to your cottage.
Pennard Hill is a great base from which to explore Somerset and visit the many attractions within easy reach. We are also very close to Glastonbury Festival and offer fantastic accommodation in our own yurts and tipis over that week.
Please visit our website for full details or contact us if you have any queries:
The Resort offers fabulous family accommodation, with the introduction of our interconnecting rooms giving greater space, privacy and the added benefit of 2 bathrooms – these rooms are sure to sell-out quickly!
The 'Aero Crèche' caters for children from the ages of 0 months to 12 years, ensuring that all the family's needs are truly met, giving parents the chance to relax and unwind during their holidays. The wonderful Kids Club, for ages 5 to 12 years, has trained staff running activities, which are designed to keep children entertained and stimulated, thus giving you the opportunity to really relax. For the older children, we have our popular Active Zone, which offers a games room including table tennis, pool, board games and much more. Special children's menus and early meals are available in the Brasserie.
Waldegraves Family Holiday Park is the perfect family destination offering camping and touring plus luxury caravan holiday homes to hire.
There is family entertainment for all ages with daily kids clubs and entertainment every night in the clubhouse. Kids love park characters Sammy Seagull & Bonnie Boxer who are always around to join in the fun! If that wasn’t enough, you can challenge yourselves to a game of Crazy golf, try the 18 hole pitch & putt course & golf driving range. The outdoor heated swimming pool is open May- September & is a favourite with the little ones. The park has two play areas as well as an all-weather sports court and plenty of open space to run around. Don’t forget the private beach, with water safe enough to swim in at high tide or to launch your boat or jet ski.
There is everything you need all in one place at Waldegraves with large on site shop with bakery as well as the Granary Restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week. You can even add half board dining to your stay!
All in all, Waldegraves is the place to create fantastic family holidays to remember.
Country Retreats offer a distinctive and stylish collection of self-catering holiday cottages in North Yorkshire, Northumberland coastal and countryside, Hadrian's Wall country and Newcastle and Durham areas
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!
Family friendly holiday cottages in: Heddon on the Wall, Tyne Valley, Malton, Richmond, Yorkshire Dales, Bamburgh, Rock, near Alnwick, Nr Beamish, County Durham Derwent Valley, Axwell Park near Newcastle
Awarded "Best UK Holiday Park Operator" 2013, we offer a choice of 24 award winning family holiday parks in some of the UK’s best coastal, countryside and woodland locations.
Besides being voted the ‘Best UK Park Operator’ at the British Travel Awards 2013, you’ll find lots of great reasons to stay with Parkdean. In fact, in the last three years alone we’ve spent over £30 million across our 24 parks, with £11 million spent in 2014, to make sure your Parkdean holiday experience is the best ever!
We're proud of the quality of our caravans & lodges across all our holiday parks in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Wales & Scotland. At 22 of our holiday parks you can bring your dog along too.
Our parks are packed full of great facilities, including swimming pools, bars, restaurants, café’s, kids clubs and more! Whether you’re looking for a lively, fun packed park with our Showtime Entertainment, a break to hit the surf, or a quieter, relaxing countryside park, we have a park to suit you.
Check out our website for the latest holiday and short break offers at our 24 award winning UK holiday parks, or visit HERE to view videos of our parks.
Locations: Newquay, Holywell Bay, St Minver, The Lizard, Mullion, Looe Bay, Challaborough Bay, Croyde Bay, Torquay, Weymouth, West Bay, Poole, Hayling Island, Great Yarmouth, Porthcawl, Pendine Sands, Sutherland, Inverness, Pitlochry, Ayr, Dumfries and Renfrewshire
Whether you are looking for a family holiday by the sea, on the moors or just a base in the countryside from which your family can explore the beautiful county of Devon - you'll find it all at Devon Farms.
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…
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
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!
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
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
Cambrian Cruisers is a family run business established for over 20 years offering canal boat holidays of the highest standard on the beautiful and unspoilt Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Our fleet of luxury canal holiday boats, range from two to six berth all offering uncompromised levels of comfort for families looking for short breaks or longer holidays. All our boats are furnished to a very high standard with well equipped kitchens, constant hot water and central heating via radiators for those cooler days, 240 volt supply for small appliances (up to 800w), quality bed linen, sprung mattresses on permanent beds and many exclusive extras.
Our Canal Holidays can be as active or relaxed as you wish; from gliding along the lovely winding and meandering waterway admiring the views to exploring interesting villages, historical remains, taking short walks in stunning surroundings and enjoying lunches at great pubs along the way.
Bivouac Swinton is a sustainable and ethical holiday destination with parking, café and accommodation facilities for families. The site is on the Swinton Estate in the Yorkshire Dales, five miles from Masham, and situated on the moor edge beside the Druid’s Temple (constructed as a folly in the 1800’s) and woodland.
Facilities for families include accommodation ranging from a camping barn with family shower facilities (sleeping twelve) to luxury yurts (each sleeping up to five) and hand built woodland shacks (each sleeping up to seven). Whilst the experience is essentially rustic, creature comforts and luxuries such as quality linen, heating and a hot tub are all part of the package.
Set in 15 acres of fields, with the camping barn and yurt site adjacent to the farmhouse and the woodland shacks nestled into the trees nearby, the Bivouac Swinton site offers families an idyllic setting in which to roam and explore the big outdoors. Facilities include a family shower and toilet facilities, and a dedicated family room within the cafe, leading out to a child friendly garden.
Activities available for families at Bivouac (either on site or on the surrounding Estate) include bike hire, walking, geocache trails and orienteering, climbing, riding and falconry. Organised events include Forest School days, Foraging for wild edible food and Family Cinema nights. Further afield there are Yorkshire castles, abbeys and stately homes to explore such as Bolton Castle, Fountains Abbey and Newby Hall.
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.
We'll ensure the highest levels of childcare during your family ski holiday, providing full days, mornings or afternoons, as well as ski school pick-ups. Available childcare includes:
- Private Nanny Service for in-chalet childcare
- Snow Cub Ski Creche: 6 months - 3 years
- Snow Patrollers Kid's Club: 4 - 10 years
- Evening babysitting
- Children's Party Nights
Click HERE for our latest Sainte Foy Family Ski Offers.
Family self-catering cottage holidays brings together holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation from all over the UK in logical groups that makes it easy to find the kind of holiday that would suit your family. We list the details that families want. If you would like to find cottages on a farm where children can help feed the animals, you will find it here.
Also cottages with sandpits, trampolines, swimming pools and activities. All good quality cottages for a happy family holiday.
Longhirst Hall Hotel
The Longhirst Hall Hotel is the perfect base for familes visiting the Northumberland and the North East and a major destination for leisure and sporting activities.
Family friendly Longhirst boosts the Collingwood bar offering the Best of British menu and a variety of beers and wines. Boyson Restaurant offers an a la carte in luxury surroundings with a menu created by our Executive Chef using only locally sourced products. Longhirst has many different sporting facilities including two 18 hole Golf Courses, cricket pitch, tennis and hockey courts.
Pampering for Parents: Our Decoro Spa offering a range of excellent treatments using Natural Empathy products.
Cornish Traditional Cottages have over 50 years’ experience providing exceptional self-catering holiday accommodation throughout Cornwall at competitive prices.
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
Families love it here..... The peaceful setting of 4 cottages and 20 acres of meadows is the perfect escape for busy parents to unwind and relax and children to feel free and let off steam. We have an All Weather Tennis Court here and beautiful Sandy Coves and Beaches are very nearby.. explore the beautiful Fal river with ferry and boat trips and many of Cornwalls attractions are easily accessible from here.
Our cottages are stylishly furnished and equipped to the highest standards. They have safe gardens with mini trampolines and ride on toys and children love joining in the daily animal feeding and egg collecting. For an evening off you can have a home cooked meal delivered to your door.
Pollaughan is awarded Gold in the Green Tourism Business Scheme and is the winner of many other accolades! Availability on website, but you will need to book early....
Address: Portscatho, Truro, Cornwall TR2 5EH
With fantastic locations in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, Four Pillars Hotels are near to some of the most popular hot-spots England has to offer. All our family friendly hotels offer high standards of accommodation and impeccable service. From the grandeur of our magnificent Victorian mansion, Tortworth Court Hotel, to the contemporary style of the Cotswold Water Park Hotel, there is something for everyone. And what's more children stay and eat for FREE!
All hotels have restaurants with dedicated menus for children, and most have leisure clubs where Mum can indulge in a treatment whilst Dad and the kids enjoy the pool! Whether you want relaxation, excitement or entertainment, we have the perfect short break for you. Our Cotswold Water Park Hotel even offers self-catering apartments – ideal for a longer
Swing into summer
At last, the long awaited summertime is here! It’s time to swing into summer, soak up every last drop of that glorious sunshine and enjoy all the wonderful sights and sounds that England has to offer. Whether you fancy a summer holiday or just a short getaway, our great rates mean you can have a brilliant break at a bargain rate in Oxford, Gloucestershire or the Cotswolds.
Breaks start from just £34.50 per person, per night including bed and breakfast plus children stay and eat breakfast for FREE.
For further details visit www.four-pillars.co.uk/summer or call 0800 374 692
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
BEACON PARK HOLIDAYS
Explore the wonders of the beautiful Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal with Beacon Park Holidays. We offer a range if options for relaxing family holidays and days out on the canal.
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.
We're an award winning family holiday park in a great location on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Within walking distance of the market town of Ashbourne yet surrounded by open green fields.
If you camp, caravan or tour in a motorhome our 4 star facilities mean you can enjoy the great outdoors with some home comforts to make your holiday complete.
Our on site shop stocks all the essentials plus newspapers, camping supplies, locally sourced BBQ packs and alcohol.
The focal point of the site is the Callow Inn pub & restaurant where you can enjoy traditional pub food and real ale brewed in our very own microbrewery.
Families with children of all ages will enjoy the array of things to do both on site and on our doorstep. Walks straight from the site, cycling on the traffic free Tissington Trail, fishing on the lake in our nature reserve or taking a dip in our outdoor heated swimming pool.
We’re just 20 minutes drive from Alton Towers and within easy reach of Matlock, Buxton & Bakewell. Our location makes us the ideal base for exploring Derbyshire & Staffordshire.
During peak season there's entertainment including family discos, children’s entertainment, bingo, quiz nights and live bands. Arnold's Cafe Bar is open daily serving meals from breakfast to dinner so you can take a break from cooking.
Other facilities include:
- toilets & showers
- pot washing & laundry rooms
- coin operated hairdryers & plug sockets
- wifi hotspot
- children's play area
- calor gas sales
- cycle hire
- freezer pack facilities.
Ashbourne & Dovedale Cottages provide self catering accommodation for friends and family who prefer not to camp. Short breaks are available.
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.
‘Over 400 holiday properties throughout beautiful South Devon, the perfect destination for a family seaside holiday all year round.’
Coast & Country Cottages is a locally based agency with friendly and knowledgeable staff who will help you find the perfect holiday home to match your family’s requirements – perhaps an enclosed garden, pushchair friendly with no steep steps to climb or including a cot, highchair or stair gate.
Whether you are looking for a waterside apartment in Salcombe, a seaside house in Hope Cove, a holiday home in Dartmouth or a thatched cottage in a picturesque village, book now! Peak school holiday weeks book up months in advance. Those with pre-school age children can take advantage of lower prices for early or late summer breaks. Or why not bring the family for a Half Term Break – fresh sea air and cheaper too!
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