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.
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!
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
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:
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!
Calvert Trust Kielder in Northumberland is centrally located in the award winning Kielder Water & Forest Park, one of the UK’s most beautiful areas. Recently awarded Dark Skies status the park, according to the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), the star-studded skies above Kielder Water & Forest Park are the darkest in England. At nearly 580sq miles, our dark sky zone, known as Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, is the largest area of protected night sky in Europe. It is the first of its kind in England and one of the largest in the world, joining the likes of Death Valley and Big Bend Dark Sky Parks in the USA.
We have been providing holidays and outdoor adventure activities suitable for the whole family for 30 years. Our fully accessible facilities make us the perfect venue to explore, discover and enjoy the surrounding area. Day visits, Self-catering and Activity holidays are all available to both adults and children.
Choose a Self-catering holiday in one of our 4-star chalets (sleeping up to 6), and enjoy home-from-home comforts, the space, accessibility and freedom to create your own holiday experiences.
Choose a centre based activity holiday and enjoy an action-packed stay, with all your meals included.
Day visits are available for those that live or are visiting/holidaying not so far-away.
Activities offered include High and Low ropes courses, Archery, King-swing, Laser-clay shooting, Canoeing, Sailing, Abseiling, Indoor and Outdoor climbing, Zip-wire, Geo-cache and Orienteering. Also available is a sensory room, games room and a hydrotherapy swimming pool.
For more information please email us or visit our website.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Our luxury accommodation is fully furnished to an extremely high standard and graded 5* Gold by Visit England. Facilities include heated indoor swimming pool, games room, children's play areas and secluded gardens.
The idyllic location is superb for sandy beaches, walking, golf and riding or just a peaceful and relaxing break. We are very near to some wonderful places of interest including The Jurassic Coast, Dartmoor and Exmoor, the Eden Project and many National Trust Properties.
Warren Farm Holiday Centre at Brean Sands is family run, close to the beach, and is an easily accessible holiday destination set on the Somerset Levels, in the South West.
There are very good washroom and shower buildings including private disabled and wash room facilities, fully equipped launderettes and chemical disposal points. Pitches are spacious and many enjoy panoramic views of the Mendip Hills and Brean Down. Isis Park has a Rose Award and is exclusive and quiet, accommodating family groups up to six persons. The elevated park set on sand dunes has its own access to the five miles of beach facing Bridgwater Bay.
The Beachcomber Inn, bar and restaurant, offers a wide range of wholesome food and lively entertainment, with children’s activities in main season.
Locally a wide variety of sporting and outdoor pursuits are on offer including climbing, caving, fishing, golf, riding, jet skiing and other water sports. Play equipment is located in touring areas and there is a separate sports field, where organised activities operate in high season including supervised archery and climbing wall. Our indoor entertainment centre has a soft play area, video games, ten pin bowling and Pool Hall. Extensive marked, farm walks surround us and our fishing lakes are stocked with a wide variety of course fish.
Local visits include Cheddar, Glastonbury, Wookey and Wells.
Glynn Barton is truly the perfect place offering an exciting, safe and fascinating holiday environment for children, parents and accompanying grandparents. Families come back year after year!
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
Family friendly cottage holidays inCardinham, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 4AX
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
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.
Trusted & established since 2001, Premiere Neige offer the largest variety of luxury catered & self-catered accommodation in Sainte Foy, specialising in family ski holiday packages.
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.
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.
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
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.
Just Lodges specialise in holiday lodges and holiday log cabins for short breaks, longer holidays or for sale or rent throughout the UK. Our comprehensive website is a one-stop resource packed with useful information, help and advice pages.
Choose from a huge range of lodges in different gorgeous settings such as idyllic rural locations or near beautiful beaches and water sports. Developments offer a wide range of facilities to suit your family’s needs.
So whether you are seeking a quiet, peaceful holiday away from it all, an active holiday with the children where there is lots to do, or perhaps a romantic weekend break cuddling up in front of a roaring fire, Just Lodges is the perfect place to find all the information you will need to help you make the best choices.
- 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.
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:
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.
Created around the 19th century farm buildings built by Thomas Hardy’s father and just up the path from Hardy’s Cottage, Greenwood Grange offers a luxurious, environmentally-friendly holiday concept in Dorset.
Ancient stone, brick and slate barns and outbuildings have been transformed into beautifully designed accommodation ranges from cosy one bedroom cottages to a thatched barn that sleeps twelve, with each cottage being unique in character and design.
The Greenwood Grange philosophy mixes luxury vacationing with environmental responsibility – sustainable, natural fabrics and updated antiques and energy efficient equipment have been used in the stunning interiors, whilst in the extensive grounds there is a fruit and vegetable garden, fresh eggs from the Greenwood Grange hens for breakfast and the opportunity to have local produce delivered direct to your door, all helping to keep carbon footprint to a minimum.
Facilities at Greenwood Grange include an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts and a well-equipped games room. Outside, there are nature trails, children’s play areas, croquet and giant garden games as well plenty of tranquil spaces to enjoy the stunning countryside setting.
Greenwood Grange has been awarded a 4/5* rating by English Country Cottages in addition to a Gold standard Green Tourism Business Scheme Award.
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:
Cosy Under Canvas is a tranquil glamping site on the Welsh borders and is perfect for those who love the idea of a low impact family camping holiday with absolutely everything provided.
The spacious domes sleep up to six.The beds are topped with luxurious, contemporary Welsh blankets and sheepskins. There’s a wood burning stove and huge comfy beanbags that can be used outside on the deck. Two domes also have Wood Fired Hot Tubs for your exclusive use.
Each tipi comfortably sleeps four adults. The futon beds have memory foam toppers and are covered with traditional welsh blankets, throws and sheepskins. To complete the cosy camping experience each also has a stylish wood burning stove that heats the tipi in no time.
We keep our impact on the environment to a minimum. It’s private compost loos and washrooms in the woods plus eco showers with a canopy view.
Camping isn’t complete without a roaring fire. Cook on the open fire using the tripod provided or knock yourself something up on the camping stove in the shared deck kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could possible need.
Then chill out relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility.
Glamping holidays for families at: Dolbedwyn, Newchurch, Kington, Powys Wales HR5 3QQ
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.
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
Belton Woods Hotel in Grantham Lincolnshire is a child friendly hotel offering a great range of accommodation and facilities for families:
- foldaway beds, cots
- interconnecting family rooms
- indoor swimming pool
- fun activities such as crazy golf, segways and tennis
- children’s menu
Parents are also spoilt with a beautiful spa and golf course . The hotel is perfectly positioned for lots of local attractions to entertain the family.
Belton Wood Estates also offers lodges set within the secluded forest. The beautiful lodges are exquisitely fitted out and sleep between 4-8 people.
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.
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…
At Haulfryn our holiday parks in Devon, Cornwall and Surrey offer a rich variety of leisure, sport and outdoor activities and award winning holiday homes that push all the boundaries when it comes to comfort and style.
In the South East
you’ll find ample opportunities for a get-away-from-it-all break that combines the best of British holiday traditions with hip city vibes.
Or go South West
to discover the glories of the English Riviera, picturesque hamlets and villages and some of the best surfing spots in the UK.
Alternatively, enjoy endless holidays when you purchase your own Haulfryn holiday home. It is easier to own a Haulfryn holiday home and more affordable than you might think:
- Fully furnished and ready to move in
- Low deposit finance plans
- Fully managed 5-star sublet scheme
- Part exchange available
Parks: Guildford, Penzance, Tintagel, Paignton and Newton Abbot
Amberley House Cottage Holidays is based in the south of England offering a choice of family friendly accommodation across the beautiful counties of Kent and Sussex.
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.
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!
Gwynfryn is a small family-run organic farm offering 4* and 5* quality accommodation sleeping 2, 4/5 or 7/8 persons.
Your comfort is our priority, you are assured of well equipped, comfortable homes with beds made up, towels and all electricity included. All houses have a dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, colour TV, video, CD/radio and even a hair dryer for your convenience.
Additional facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness room, tennis court, games room, sauna, Jacuzzi and family bikes and helmets are also provided - ideal to explore the country lanes.
Snowdonia, Portmeirion and Abersoch are all less than 30 minutes drive. We are within walking distance of beautiful sandy beaches. There is lots to do in the immediate area such as discounted golf, sailing (marina), fishing, surfing, bird watching on the Lleyn Peninsula, or just relax in the idyllic rural setting of the farm.
Well thought out, child friendly, 4 star country cottages nestled in 18 acres of play-lawns and woodland.
At Crylla Valley we offer relaxed country living with first class leisure & play facilities for the whole family and are ideally situated between sandy beaches at Looe and the historic city of Plymouth. … Parents love to relax in the private patio gardens surrounded by flowerbeds & woodlands, whilst keeping an eye on the children happily playing.
All guests enjoy the free leisure membership to nearby China Fleet Country Club. Mums especially love the sauna, hot tub and gym, whilst dads are often happily occupied on the championship golf course and with a large heated indoor pool and slide, families spend hours splashing around together!
With books, board games and videos to borrow, toddler’s toys and free internet access, everyone seems content, whatever the weather!