Travelling with toddlers can be challenging. From making sure you’ve ticked off everything on that packing list, to ensuring your road trip with toddlers run smoothly. You need to make sure that the children are well fed and that they get their beauty sleep each night so they don’t end up all cranky – really, it can be quite a task. And on top of all of this, you have to find one of the best UK holidays with toddlers so that you all enjoy your time away!
With all of that in mind, I’ve compiled for you a quick list of some of our best UK holidays with toddlers that we have had, and most of these have been with twin toddlers – I can guarantee, you will love each and every one!
North Bradbury Farm, North Devon
A hands on farm stay where you can feed the animals day and night, splah in the stream, toast marshmallows around the camp fire, fly down the zip wire, play in one of many play areas and take a dip in the pool. This is a holiday you will want to return to again and again!
Devon also has some of the best beaches in the UK, and is packed with some of the gorgeous scenic views you can relish. Plus, should you want a day out, there are also some cool kid friendly activities and attractions to keep your toddler busy and entertained nearby!
REVIEW: North Bradbury Farm, Devon
Spindle Cottage, New Forest
If you are on the hunt for a stunning, stylish retreat to the countryside with your toddler, then Spindle Cottage is a great option to consider. For your UK Holidays with Toddlers. Sink into the coziness and warmth of the cottage, while your children enjoy time in the heated playhouse full of toddler toys or outside in garden on the outdoor toys and adventure castle!
REVIEW: Spindle Cottage, New Forest
Darwin Forest, Peak District
Darwin Forest in Peak District is another excellent pick if you’re on the hunt for toddler friendly holidays in the UK. Spend some time close to nature in the cabin-like lodges (some of them even have hot tubs) and enjoy your evenings under the stars. With an on-site play area, an activity trail through the woods and an indoor pool, it is a great place for even a multi-generational holiday.
REVIEW: Darwin Forest, Peak District
Greenwood Grange, Dorset
Don’t mind indulging in a bit of luxury? Greenwood Grange has it all. Enjoy a relaxing stay in the luxury cottages here while your toddler has fun in the playroom, splashing in the indoor pool and the play areas outside.
REVIEW: Greenwood Grange, Dorset
Campden Yurts, Cotswolds
Looking to experience a bit of outdoor luxury with your toddler? Campden Yurts is the perfect place to go. Hammocks, campfires and pizza nights- this is one experience you wouldn’t want to miss out on – my girls all slept in until 7.30 every morning (such a rarity these days!)….must have been the fresh air! Pack all the right glamping gear, and you will love it!
REVIEW: Campden Yurts, Cotswolds
The Blue Lagoon water park, Folly Farm and Tenby Beach – there’s just so much to explore and do in and around Bluestone, you won’t be disappointed. No wonder it is usually among one of the top choices for those looking for child friendly holidays in the UK.
REVIEW: Bluestone, Wales
BrueRn Holiday Cottages, Cotswolds
Oozing with elegance and luxury, Bruern Cottages are another excellent choice to consider. With an indoor pool, three outdoor play areas and a play cabin for children, and some of the most comfortable cottages to relax in, it is the perfect place to get that little break you’re craving for.
REVIEW: Bruern Cottages, Cotswolds
Kennel Farm, New Forest
Kennel Farm is an exciting and fun place for the entire family to discover. You will all all the space and the chance to feed the pigs, goats and if you are lucky (and not pregnant like I was), feed the lambs! Just a 2 hour drive from London, and 20 minutes from Peppa Pig World, it is a great place to stay for a weekend or a family holiday UK. You just can’t go wrong!
REVIEW: Kennel Farm, New Forest
Butlins – Just for Tots
I never thought I would say this but Butlins Just for Tots week is perfect for families with young children. Our girls loved it, there was always something to do, or a fabulous child friendly show to watch – you definitely won’t be disappointed. There is a plethora of activities to keep your toddler busy, and you’ll also be able to enjoy some great food while you’re there!
ARTICLE: Butlins – Just for Tots
The Dandelion Hideaway, Leicestershire
If you want to keep a few luxuries, but are looking to take your toddler a bit closer to nature then this one’s just the right spot to hit! Despite living in a safari type tent, you will be treated to proper beds, leather sofas and roll top baths! Escape the hustle bustle of everyday life and truly unwind here while your toddler has a fun time too!
Centre Parcs, Elvedon Forest
Centre Parcs is another excellent choice to consider if you’re looking for the best UK holidays with toddlers. From the swimming pools and kid friendly restaurants to arcades and playgrounds, everything is just a stone’s throw away and you won’t need to get in the car all week.
ARTICLE – TIPS FOR TAKING TODDLERS: Centre Parcs, Elvedon Forest
Trecan Farm, Cornwall
**Please Note: We will be visiting this summer with 5 year old twins and a toddler so full review to follow.
Trecan Farm can be found tucked away down a long tree lined driveaway, the perfect place for a fmily friendly countryside getaway where children are a key focus, with fabulous facilities to keep little ones happy and parents relaxed.
Facilities include daily animal interactions; feed the lambs in the spring, collect eggs from the hens, feed the ducks, sheep and goats. Say hello to the friendly ponies and have a cuddle with the rabbits!
Enjoy a game of tennis, let the little ones explore the adventure play area and simply enjoy getting away from the busy everyday life.
WEBSITE: Trecan Farm
If you have found this article useful, then you may like to take a look at some other holiday ideas for kids in Scotland, England and Wales. You will notice that most of these are under £1000 even in the school summer holidays.