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21 Child Friendly Holidays in the UK

From road trips with breathtaking landscapes and castles, to cozy cabins and child friendly holiday parks, if you’re hunting for child friendly holidays in the UK, you’re spoilt for choice. So many accommodation providers now cater for holidays with children, and even holidays with toddlers, it really takes the stress out of travel.

 

Read on to discover some of the best places you can consider visiting if you’re on the hunt for toddler friendly holidays in the UK, or something for older kids. Most of these properties featured also come in under £1000 in the summer holidays so there really is a bargain to be had!

 

Child Friendly Holidays

ENGLAND

Little seaside towns, mountains, moors and vast landscapes make England one of the best child friendly holidays in the UK to consider opting for. Plus, there are also dozens of theme parks, zoos and other child friendly attractions to keep your little ones entertained and happy.

 

DAIRY FARM, NEW FOREST

Dairy cottage is a white painted, thatched roof cottage with black wood clad at the top

 

Name of Property: Dairy Cottage

Location: Ibsley, New Forest

Type of Property: Cottage

No of bedrooms: 2- one large master bedroom and a large children’s room with 2 beds (or cots) kitted out with lots of toys!

Does the property have a garden? Yes, it includes a wooden ‘ship’ climbing frame for the kids and sun beds for the parents!

Do you allow pets? We allow a small dog

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? Unfortunately not but the sea is only 15 minutes away!

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes all is provided for multiples!

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: 4-5 nights in peak season is £1000

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? In the peak season it isn’t something that we offer, but off peak it is something we could look in to.

 

Property Details: Dairy Cottage is located in the stunning New Forest, surrounded by beautiful forest trails, activity centres and only 15 minutes from award winning beaches! We were lucky enough to have our cottage featured on Grand Designs, the beautiful open beams and floor length windows will make it a home you’ll remember. We provide everything you need for your little ones (including plenty of toys!) so that the packing for this holiday can be light!

Website: http://dairycottagenewforest.co.uk/

 

PYESMEAD FARM, NEW FOREST

Name of Property: Pyesmead Farm

Location: New Forest

Type of Property: Courtyard of converted barns

No of bedrooms:  The Hayloft sleeps 7 with 3 bedrooms ( one double, one double plus single, one twin) and 2 bathrooms( one with bath and one with large shower)

Oak Apple sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms ( one double and one twin) and 2 bathrooms ( both ensuite, one with bath and one with shower)

Apple Pye sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms ( one double and one with bunk bed) and one bathroom ( which has a shower only)

Does the property have a garden? They have a shared courtyard

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? Indoor pool

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: The Hayloft £950, Oak Apple £825, Apple Pye  £750

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: We are a working family farm on the edge of the New Forest. We are happy for you to explore the farm and offer 2 fishing lakes as well as the indoor pool. Lambing takes place in April which is always popular. There are 5 cottages in an enclosed courtyard. 1 belongs to my son and is above your price range and the other is only 1 bedroomed.

Website:  www.pyesmeadfarm.co.uk

 

BRACKENBOROUGH HALL COACH HOUSE, LINCOLNSHIRE

Name of Property: Brackenborough Hall Coach House – Saddle Room and Stables apartments

Location: near Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 0NS

Type of Property:  self-catering apartments in a listed 18thcentury Coach House

No of bedrooms: 2 in each apartment

Does the property have a garden?: Yes and also access to grounds of Brackenborough Hall and Farm

Do you allow pets?: Yes

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?: No but there is a good public swimming pool with children’s pool and pirate ship in Louth 3 miles away

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided?: Yes – 4 cots and 4 highchairs. No stairgate is needed. Both apartments are on the ground floor.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £820 for either apartment less 10% discount for families with multiples!

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?: Yes 10% for Twins Trust members or families with twins or more!

 

Property Details: We thing that we are and one of the best child friendly holidays in the UK. We have our own twins so have tried to provide everything that will be needed and really do love having families to stay. Both apartments are fitted out to a high standard and are equipped for 6. They each open out to an internal communal area and a fenced garden with climbing frames, sandpit, pedal tractors and other toys as well as large and small seating/tables. There are swings under the adjoining trees. Paul and Flora encourage guests to explore the grounds of their home, Brackenborough Hall, and to play football and tennis on the lawns, explore the vegetable garden and orchard and spinney. Often children say they like best to climb inside our shaped yew tree. Parking is in the farmyard and Paul offers free farm tours, tailored to the ages of guests. He shows them the cows, calves and chickens and lets them sit on our huge tractors (if they dare!). Pets are welcome – and we have a cat called Millie and a Black Labrador called Poppy!

Website: www.brackenboroughhall.com

 

Loose Reins, North Dorset

Name of Property: Loose Reins
Location: North Dorset
Type of Property: Luxury glamping – ranch cabins and canvas & wood lodges
No of bedrooms: Ranch cabins – 1 ; lodges – 3.
Does the property have a garden? We are set in over 13 acres of stunning green Dorset countryside; each lodge and each cabin has its own generous unfenced green outdoor space.
Do you allow pets? Yes, 2 well behaved dogs; horses are also welcome on a DIY grass livery basis
Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No
Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: Cabins – £1100 ; Lodges – £1675
Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?  No

Property Details: Children will love the huge outdoor space and sense of freedom. Loose Reins is a traffic free site, designed to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for all. We have unrestricted access to the huge forest next to Loose Reins where children can build a den, climb trees, make a bow and arrow, go on a scavenger hunt; each lodge has its own secret path into the forest, and guests staying in cabins can access the forest via a little path that runs past the goat and chicken paddocks. Each property has its own large firepit so families can enjoy outdoor eating, toasting marshmallows, and snuggling up around the campfire as dusk falls. There are always animals around – our two Pygmy goats are always up to mischief and very entertaining, watch the ponies grazing and the lambs playing, enjoy eggs for breakfast laid by our organic happy hens. We have a model cow and a proper lasso – guests of all ages have fun practicing their roping skills! Little ones also enjoy sweet dreams at Loose Reins and we are often told by happy parents that their little ones sleep better than they’ve ever known. Maybe it’s the combination of fresh air, tranquility and super comfy beds!

Website: www.loosereins.co.uk

 

GREENACRE LODGE, SUFFOLK

Greenacre Lodge. A brick house with white windows and a lawned garden out the front

Name of Property: Greenacre Lodge

Location: Hinderclay, Suffolk

Type of Property: House

No of bedrooms: 3

Does the property have a garden? Yes, a lovely private garden and use of the rest of the garden – 1.5 acres in total

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? We have a small summer pool that guests can use.

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? We have a cot and high chair available – we could probably provide two high chairs if required but would ask guests to bring a second cot. We do provide a bumper seat to fix on a dining chair for an older toddler. We have a fixed stair gate at the top of the stairs and can provide up to two others that fix in doorways.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £725

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: Greenacre Lodge is a beautiful modern cottage in rural Suffolk.  It is great for families as everything is provided to make parents’ lives easier, including toys indoors and out. The open plan living and kitchen space is beautifully decorated and again has everything needed for a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Outdoors, there is a huge deck with comfortable furniture and a gas bbq in the large garden. The bedrooms are well appointed with great beds, an ensuite to the master and a shower room for the other two bedrooms. We sleep 5 plus cot. We also promise never to put prices up just because it is a school holiday as part of being family friendly.

Website:www.greenacrelodge.co.uk

 

ST TINNEY FARM HOLIDAYS, CORNWALL

Name of Property: St. Tinney Farm Holidays

Location: Otterham, Cornwall

Type of Property: Private 34acre country estate with self catering lodges, cottages and camping

No of bedrooms: two and three bedroom lodges and cottages

Does the property have a garden? The lodges and cottages are located on a beautiful private 34 acre rural country estate, which visitors are free to explore with extensive nature trails.

Do you allow pets? No, but we are considering this for next season

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? We have a fantastic outdoor heated swimming pool open from May to September with lovely views over the surrounding countryside.

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes cots, highchairs and stairgates are provided upon request free of charge and yes we can provide for multiples.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: Two bedroom Orchard Lodges, which sleep up to 4, plus 2 cots are £999 per week in the summer holidays.

Camping pitches are £11.50 per night per adult and £4.50 per child aged 3 and above, under 3’s stay free of charge.

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: We are a twin family ourselves and run a small family run business who pride ourselves on the high standards making us a one of the most child friendly holidays in the UK.

We have lodges and cottages available to rent and also offer a small number of lovely perimeter only, very large camping pitches. There is a large sandpit on site and children’s adventure play area. Extensive nature trails cover the estate accompanied by nature information signs and nature quiz leaflets, aimed at getting children to explore the natural surroundings and delights of nature and guide visitors around our 5 fishing lakes.

We have our own on site fully licenced bar and restaurant, decorated like a traditional country pub, with children’s colouring activities and board games to keep young ones entertained. We also offer a full takeaway service so let us do the cooking! We do have other lodges and cottages which are slightly more expensive.

Website or Facebook page:https://www.st-tinney.co.uk

 

DEVENISH PITT FARM AND STABLES, EAST DEVON

Name of Property:  Devenish Pitt Farm and Stables

Location: East Devon near Jurassic Coast

Type of Property: Cottage and Mobile Home

No of bedrooms: Both x3 bedrooms

Does the property have a garden? Yes

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes cot can be provided

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays:

£720/920

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? Not for accommodation but riding discounts if book x3 rides each.

 

Property Details: Devenish Pitt is set in 260acres of tranquil countryside in an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Enjoy breath-taking views across the Coly Valley and wonderful walks on foot or horseback. Devenish Pitt is a family run sheep farm with riding school. Meet our farm animals and pets, have family horse rides and lessons, post Easter egg hunts on horseback (delayed due to covid!), bird and wildlife watching or just come to relax and enjoy the countryside! Accommodation in the Stable Cottage and the Mobile Home both with three bedrooms sleeping 6. Numerous beaches along the beautiful Jurassic coast only minutes away. An ideal holiday for families. Parking beside the property. Wifi.

Website: www.devenishpitt.com

 

 

RAILWAY RETREATS, SUSSEX

Name of Property:   Railway Retreats

Location:   Northiam, Sussex

Type of Property:   Converted Railway Carriage

No of bedrooms:   3 –  2 doubles and a bunk room

Does the property have a garden?   Private balcony and outdoor seating for up to 8

Do you allow pets?  No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided?  2 Cots and highchairs provided upon prior request

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays:  £970 for 7 nights  late July/Aug

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?No

 

Property Details:Set within Northiam Steam Railway Station, a working station on the scenic Kent and East Sussex railway line, you can experience all the romance of traditional steam train journeys from the comfort of your very own MK1 carriage, as steam trains whistle their way past. Sleeping up to 6 people, Railway Retreats is perfect for a family break with a difference.  You’ll find all you need inside to relax, reconnect and explore, with a photo library included in the carriage that will take you on its fascinating restoration journey along with the owners.

Website:  https://hostunusual.com/categories/host-unusual/railway-retreats/#1981

 

THE RED BUS, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Name of Property:  The Red Bus

Location:    Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucs

Type of Property:   Converted bus

No of bedrooms:   2  bedroom plus bunks – sleeps up to 6

Does the property have a garden?   There is a furnished decking area

Do you allow pets?  One well behaved pet is permitted for downstairs only upon prior arrangement.

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided?    Not suitable for children under 4.  – so does not apply

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays:  7 nights in Aug – £993 total

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?No

 

Property Details:Sleeping up to six people in perfect rural comfort, The Red Bus is a joyfully idyllic haven for families looking to reconnect in nature (whilst having plenty of fun into the bargain).

A cosy, colourful and creative conversion of an Eighties’ double-decker Metro bus, this is one retro classic that will never date!  Discover two irresistibly snug double bedrooms, one on the upper deck and one on the lower, along with cosy bunks that the kids will love.  There’s a well-equipped galley kitchen and dining area on the lower deck, while the top deck lounge is equipped with comfortable furnishings, a TV and DVD player…and of course, those magnificent countryside view

Website:   https://hostunusual.com/categories/family-friendly/the-red-bus/

 

HILL FARM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

wooden wigwam on decking with a picnic table surrounded by grass and trees

Name of Property: Hill Farm & Orchard Wigwams

Location: Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire

Type of Property: 4x en-suite wigwams (1 with hot tub) each with mini kitchens, TV/DVD player, Nespresso coffee machine, board games

No of bedrooms: Open plan with double bed and pull out sofa bed

Does the property have a garden? Set in a 1.5 acre mature orchard

Do you allow pets? Yes

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? Yes, Pippin wigwam has private hot tub

Are cots/highchairs provided? Yes

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £840 for 7 days however, most stay 3 nights or 4 nights. Wigwam with private hot tub is £150 per night / £120 per night without hot tub

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of  Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details:

Hill Farm & Orchard nestles at the edge of the beautiful Buckinghamshire village of Slapton adjacent to the towpath of the scenic Grand Union Canal with breath taking views of Ivinghoe Hills Nature Reserve. Four luxury en-suite wigwams are situated in the beautiful mature orchard at Hill Farm.  The orchard is home to wonderful old apple, pear and damson tress.  The tranquillity of the orchard, with its canal side setting and fantastic views of the Chiltern Hills make this an ideal setting to enjoy a unique glamping experience. The canal is safely fenced off for young children for them to be able to run free in the orchard.  There is a huge amount on offer for children locally, a list of which can be accessed here: http://www.hillfarmandorchard.co.uk/activities/kids

Website:www.hillfarmandorchard.co.uk

 

 

QUARRY COTTAGE, SOMERSET

White washed cottage surrounded by trees

Name of Property: Quarry Cottage

Location: Porlock, Exmoor National Park, Somerset

Type of Property: Detached cottage

No of bedrooms: 3 double bedrooms

Does the property have a garden? Yes

Do you allow pets? Yes

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? We provide 2 travel cots, 2 high chairs, 2 strollers, 2 backpacks and lots of toys and games

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £995

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? 5% discount on all bookings – Mention TWINS AND TRAVELS!

Property Details: The property is located just a short walk from the village of Porlock down a no through road that leads to a bridleway with fabulous walks into the Exmoor national park.  At the bottom of the road is the recreation grounds which have tennis courts and a playground.

 

The cottage has an enclosed garden with swings, and is perfect for your furry friends.  There are 3 double bedrooms, 2 of which can be split into twins, and an upstairs bathroom and a downstairs shower room.  Both the lounge and the dining room have log fires which are lovely and cosy in the winter months.

 

It is a great base for walking, cycling, horse riding, etc or perfect for a relaxing holiday and just walking into the village which has numerous pubs, tea rooms and shops.  The sea is about a mile away and sandy beaches just 10-15 minutes drive away.

Website:www.quarrycottageporlock.co.uk

 

KITTIWAKE COTTAGE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Brick terraced house with a red door and a small grass garden to the front with a small path leading to the front door

Name of Property: Kittiwake Cottage

Location: Filey, North Yorkshire

Type of Property: Cottage

No of bedrooms: 2 Sleeps 5

Does the property have a garden? Patio area and shared communal grass areas

Do you allow pets? Yes up 2 well behaved dogs but need to refrain from going on the furniture and beds.

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  Yes, it has free access to 20m indoor swimming pool, with baby pool, gym, sauna and steam room

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Cot and highchair available at present, we could provide 2 if required.  Sorry no stairgates

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £965

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? Not at present

 

Property Information:

We offer a home from home experience on a 5 star holiday resort. We provide games, children’s books, games console, child friendly plates, cups, bowls and cutlery, all you require for a perfect family break away.  There is free access to leisure facilities and a child friendly pub less than 5 minutes’ walk away.  The beautiful white sandy beach of Filey Bay is a 10-15 walk through the resort.

Website:www.kittiwakecottagefiley.com

 

Red Hall Farm, LAKE DISTRICT

red brick building with a wooden door and small glass windows

Name of Property: The Old Grainstore

Location: Northern Lake District – close to Wigton

Type of Property: 200 year old sandstone barn conversion holiday cottage

No of bedrooms: 3 – one with en-suite

Does the property have a garden? Yes – private patio area and shared grassed enclosed play area with picnic tables, slides, football nets and sit and rides

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes – Travel cots, high chairs, stair gates, fire guard, toddler steps, trainer toilet seats, books, toys, dvds, child friendly plastic cutlery and crockery and more!

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: average £920

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: The Old Grainstore is one of a pair of beautiful contemporary barn conversion holiday cottages, where you can experience life on a working farm and get closer to nature, whilst staying in the lap of luxury. Situated on the edge of the Lake District, the peaceful, rural location means you can get away from it while being ideally based for exploring the Lake District, Solway Coast, the historic border city of Carlisle, Hadrians Wall and the Scottish Borders. Super family friendly too ! This stylish and spacious barn conversion cottage sleeps up to 6 plus up to two babies.

 

Converted from a 200-year old barn, retaining original features, such as exposed brickwork and oak beams, but also having the feel of a boutique interior.

Outside, the cottage has a patio with a dining table and chairs, BBQ on request plus a safe enclosed shared grass garden area with picnic tables and space for children to play.

 

The Old Bothy is a Green Gold award winner and we are very proud of our eco friendly credentials.

There is off-road parking for up to two, a secure cycle store and a tap for washing muddy bikes and boots. There’s also free wifi!

Website:http://www.redhallcottages.co.uk/

 

WINTER CRAG FARMHOUSE, PENRITH

white cottage situated at the bottom of a valley surrounded by trees and grass with a stone wall out the front

Name of Property: Winter Crag Farmhouse

Location: Martindale, Penrith, Pooley Bridge.

Type of Property: Cumbrian Farmhouse in the fells. We live downstairs but upstairs is completely private to guests with a separate entrance.

No of bedrooms: 3 – A king room, Double and Twin room. A Kitchen and Bathroom.

We do not have a Living room.

Does the property have a garden? Yes we have a lovely garden with seating/ BBQ. A stream runs through the bottom of the garden.

Do you allow pets? Yes , up to 2 dogs for a small fee of £10 each.

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No but we are 5 mins from Lake Ullswater and have the stream in the garden….people can be adaptable!?

Are cots/highchairs provided? I can provide 2 highchairs, but I only have one cot.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: The cost for the house for a family of four would be £800 Babies up to 2 years are free of charge.

If there are dogs they are extra for a small fee of £10 per dog

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?

I can offer discounts in the quiet months so if people want to contact me directly we can discuss.

 

Property Details: We are in the heart of the fells so there are loads of areas to take children to explore the beautiful surroundings. The house is cosy and secluded so they children can be as noisy as they like!

We don’t have Wifi / Mobile phone signal or TV at the house so it is a real chance to be at one with nature and take a step back from modern life.

 

We have parking on site and also can offer the chance to work a sheepdog ( for a small fee) and give a sheepdog demonstration. We are a working farm so there is always something going on with the animals.

Website or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wintercragfarmholiday

https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/30141726?source_impression_id=p3_1590930454_FFdJ1%2BmDIuSz65Hh&guests=1&adults=1

 

PINEWOOD PARK, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Wooden fencing and gates leading to a field with several white canvas teepees

Name of Property:  Pinewood Park

Location:   Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Type of Property:   Wild West Themed Glamping

No of bedrooms:   7 units  plus camping pitches too

Does the property have a garden?   Each has its own terrace/grassed area

Do you allow pets?   Dogs welcome in the Tipis, Camping Shacks, caravan area and camping field.

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  5 units have a hot tub

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? No – travel cots must be brought

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays:   Plus point – prices stay same regardless of time of year!   Hence they are fully booked for this Aug but usual price Glamping Lodge with Hot Tub for up to a family of 6 : £145 (max 2 adults and 4 children) per night –  so one week is £1015 for up to 6 guests

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?No

 

Property Details:Arguably the best option for families has to be the Luxury Cowboy Lodge, complete with hot tub.  A very special family treat, the Lodge sleeps four between a sumptuous king size bed and two bunk beds.  An extra child can also sleep on a single futon for a small additional charge.  Pretty bunting, horseshoe hangers and soft linen give the Lodge a cosy feel while retaining nods to the cowboy theme.  Outside, you have your own paved patio with space for a BBQ, and don’t forget the covered, private hot tub, lit up at night with 1000 fairy lights!

Website:  https://hostunusual.com/categories/family-friendly/pinewood-park/

 

CHICKEN SHED LODGE, WARWICKSHIRE

Name of Property:   Chicken Shed Lodge

Location:  Upper Tysoe, Warwickshire

Type of Property:   Upscale Family Lodge with Geodome

No of bedrooms:  2,  sleeps up to 5

Does the property have a garden?   Generous decking area equipped with a pizza oven and barbecue.

Do you allow pets?   No pets permitted

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?    Yes – private hot tub

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes, 2 cots and highchairs are available on request

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays:    Currently only 2 nights available in Aug – £610 total.   Late July, 7 nights is available for £2285 total

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust?No

 

Property Details:Featuring a Bluetooth-equipped hot tub and a private geodesic dome for stargazing, it’s fair to say that Chicken Shed Lodge is no ordinary coop!  The geodesic dome is accessed via stairs that lead you up a three-metre tower. A superking circular bed, a telescope and a pair of binoculars await, so you can view the stars and the abundant local wildlife in all their glory.  When it’s time to turn in, there are two irresistibly cosy bedrooms waiting for you – one double, and one equipped with a double and a single bed.

Note that the woodland area and children’s playground surrounding the lodge are shared with two other properties on site.

Website or Facebook page:

https://hostunusual.com/categories/family-friendly/chicken-shed-lodge

 

 

CHAMPING ALDWINCLE, NORTHANTS

Inside of a church with sofas and beds set up as a house

Name of Property:  Champing Aldwincle

Location:   Aldwincle,  Northants

Type of Property:   Converted church for glamping use!

No of bedrooms:  Sleeps up to 16, fold-out camping beds, cushions, camping chairs, hammocks

Does the property have a garden?   No, but there is a churchyard on site

Do you allow pets?   Dogs are welcome upon prior arrangement,

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? (Would 2 be available- twin friendly?!)   Campers should bring their own bedding including pillows, sleeping bags, duvets and blankets and any travel cots etc

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: A family of 4 in August is total £1126.

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Tell me a little about the property – area/child friendly facilities/special extras etc (No more than1 Paragraph)

ChampingTM came about in finding long term, sustainable uses for stunning churches that are no longer used for regular worship.  Cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust, these magnificent buildings are some of the greatest architectural wonders our country has to offer, and often come with fascinating histories too. So what better way to appreciate one than to stay in it?

Children are welcome and encouraged to stay although they must be supervised and no ball games are permitted in the church yard

Website: https://hostunusual.com/categories/family-friendly/champing-aldwincle/

 

WALES

A home to some of the prettiest resorts in all of the UK, Wales will definitely not disappoint you if you’re looking for holidays in England with kids. With tons of beaches to explore and magical stargazing nights to immerse yourself in, you and your kids will surely spend a relaxed, comfortable time here.

 

PENLAN LODGES, MID WALES

Wooden cabin overlooking the green rolling hills of Wales

 

Name of Property: Ewe View, Penlan Lodges

Location: Powys, Mid Wales

Type of Property:

No of bedrooms: Two king bedrooms with double shower rooms en suite, the one bedroom has a zip and link which can be split into two singles.

Does the property have a garden? Large garden to rear with childrens ‘Den’ area with desent slide and mini climbing wall. Outdoor noughts and crosses, firepit and seating. To the front is a large decked area (enclosed) with lounge seating and a hot tub.

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? Yes

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: Monday to Friday break in the summer holidays works out at £720 and a full week is coming out at £1174 but we do offer a 10% discount on a full week

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? 10% off a full weeks stay

 

Property Details: The property is set on a working organic farm sitting at a 1000ft in the welsh hills with panoramic views, a family/children’s haven. Ewe View has its very own Den/play area and bug hotel, hot tub on the deck and in walking distance of the river with a beautiful picnic area, lots of children’s books and games indoors too.

Website:www.penlanlodges.com

 

THE LONG BARN, NORTH WALES

A lady with a blue scarf and purple cardigan standing on the lawn in front of a cobbled building

Name of Property: The Long Barn, The Old Mill Holiday Cottages

Location: North Wales

Type of Property: Spacious barn conversion, located on a picturesque historic mill complex, in beautiful landscaped grounds. All ground floor accommodation.  Recently renovated, light airy and well equipped.  4-star graded by Visit Wales

No of bedrooms: 2

Does the property have a garden? Yes, communal gardens (Just less than 2 acres in total landscaped grounds and woodland) with seating areas, BBQ, Play Park with Swings, Climbing frame, sand-pit, slide and wooden play house.

Do you allow pets? Yes, up to x2 dogs can stay free of change (We have a dog walking area within the grounds)

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? We can provide x1 cot, x1 high chair can be provide free of charge.  Twins are welcome to stay.  We have own young children, so are very family orientated.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £750

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No, however book direct via our website and save up to 15% (No booking fees or commission fees charged)

 

PROPERTY DETAILS: The Long Barn, is located in a small historic mill complex, loving renovated and situated in stunning landscaped grounds.  Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Wales.  This well-equipped cottage provides the perfect home from home for you to create fantastic family memories.  Enjoy exploring the gorgeous local countryside, many beaches and sea-side towns to discover, Chester Zoo, farm park attractions and ice cream farms locally.  Plus there’s a popular foodie pub, just next door!

We also have some useful blogs on our website that may be useful? https://www.old-mill.co.uk/post/days-out-with-children-in-north-wales

Website:www.old-mill.co.uk

 

WARRANDYTE COTTAGE, DWYGYFYLCHI, NEAR CONWY

Name of Property: Warrandyte Cottage

Location: Dwygyfylchi, Nr Conwy

Type of Property: Traditional Welsh Cottage

No of bedrooms:  2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS

Does the property have a garden? YES.  A PRETTY ENCLOSED GARDEN SHELTERED BY THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK

Do you allow pets? NO

Does the property have a pool/hot tub?  NO.

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? 1 cot and highchair can be provided

Website:

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays:          £750.00

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: A quirky 2 floor cottage built on a hillside looking towards Anglesey & Puffin island.  Front bedroom has 2 singles, (which can be made into a superking,) and a goldilocks bed for the little prince or princesses; kids love it. Back bedroom has French doors opening out to the patio and enclosed garden.  The property has gas central heating but there is also a log burner in the large lounge/diner.  A fireguard is provided to keep small fingers away from danger.  10 minutes walk to our blue-flag beach and the footpath at the back of the garden leads you up to Foel Lus and views across the most scenic valley in Wales.  Quick easy access via the A55 running along the side of the beach to adventure parks and historic castles.

Website – www.snowdoniaholidaycottage.com

 

SCOTLAND

Scotland has some of the most romantic castles in all of the UK, and if you’re looking to get your kids to discover some history, this is the place to be. There’s also a lot of wilderness to explore and beautiful mountains and islands to gawk at.

 

KIRKENNAN ESTATE HOLIDAY COTTAGES, SCOTLAND

Name of Property: Kirkennan Estate Holiday Cottages

Location: Dumfries & Galloway near the Solway Coast

Type of Property: 3 Self catering cottages: one detached, two part of the converted stable block

No of bedrooms: 4, 3 and 2

Does the property have a garden? All cottages have outside space, the gardens at The Lodge and Woodsedge are enclosed.

Do you allow pets? Yes up to 3 dogs are welcome per cottage free of charge

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes two cots and highchairs can be provided.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: The Lodge £950; Woodsedge £765; The Mews £670

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: Kirkennan is a great location for nature lovers. Kirkennan has its own private 14 acre woodland with riverside hut, bird hide and stream and plenty of room for children to roam. The wood and gardens are frequented by badgers, roe deer, owls and plenty of birds. There is an outdoor table tennis table in the walled garden and chickens and guinea fowl.  We are near the beaches of the Solway Coast, the dark skies of the Galloway Park and numerous visitor attractions.

Website: www.kirkennan.co.uk

 

** Please Note: I have not stayed in the above properties. These are just ideas for you to look into. 

 

Read on for More Holiday Tips and Ideas…

There really are so many child and baby friendly holidays to choose from in the UK, I can’t wait to get exploring some of them. Where have you been that has been great with the kids?

 

You may also enjoy reading about some top UK toddler friendly holidays, or if you are planning for the longer term, holidays with creche facilities or maybe even a family holiday of a lifetime to Kenya. However, you will always need to consider what to pack, some healthy snacks the kids will love and which travel toys will keep them happy whilst travelling.

 

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Hi, I’m Anna, a travel loving wife to Tristan and Mother to 6 year old twins Poppy and Tabitha, their 3 year old sister Matilda, and together we are Twins and Travels.

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