group accommodation

family friendly group accommodation
If you’re planning a holiday away with friends and their children – or perhaps an extended family gathering with the grandparents – then you’ll love the Parent Friendly Stays selection of family friendly group accommodation.

We’ve hand-picked our very best child friendly cottages with ten or more beds, and given some extra details on their size, bedroom configurations and facilities to help you find a perfect holiday to suit your needs. Of course, being Parent Friendly Stays, you can rest assured that all the holidays featured offer a perfect blend of child and parent friendly facilities, on top of the beautiful cottages themselves!

If the cottages below don’t meet the needs of your group for any reason, don’t forget to check our selection of cottage complexes and grouped cottages, which offer flexible accommodation options for large gatherings along with plenty of space and bit of privacy too! Naturally all our family friendly hotels can also accommodate larger groups.

The Farmhouse at Bosinver

group accommodation at bosinver farmhouseSize: Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Trelowth, Cornwall
Description: A Cornish thatched longhouse dating back to the 17th century
Layout: Ground floor – single bedroom and ensuite double bedroom with shower wc and wash basin. Upstairs – master bedroom with 5ft bed and ensuite shower, plus 2 further double bedrooms and a triple room sharing a bathroom with shower. Large living room with log burner. Private garden with hot tub.
Facilities: Family friendly facilities include indoor and outdoor play areas, an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, farm activities and countryside trails while for parents there’s a sauna, gym, catering options, babysitting and a village pub nearby.
Cost: £3800/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Bosinver or visit http://www.bosinver.co.uk/.

Treworgey Farmhouse

group accommodation at treworgey farmhouseSize: Sleeps 11 (plus cot) in 6 bedrooms
Location: Looe Valley, Cornwall
Description: A lovely slate-hung Georgian farmhouse with sash windows in the centre of Treworgey Farm.
Layout: 2 master bedrooms with fab views and kingsize beds. 4 further bedrooms; 2 king (zip and link), 1 twin and 1 single. Enclosed private garden – great views. Dining room and spacious living room. 2 open fires.
Facilities: Child friendly features include a heated outdoor pool, play areas, animals to feed and horse riding stables; for parents there’s babysitting, a village pub within walking distance and local produce available to buy.
Cost: £3700/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Treworgey Cottages or visit http://www.cornishdreamcottages.co.uk/.

Quarenden and Damson Cottages at Mazzard Farm

group accommodation at mazzard farmSize: Sleeps 10 people in 5 bedrooms (plus cots)
Location: Ottery St. Mary in East Devon
Description: Two cottages interconnected through a wide, purpose-built, door at ground level.
Layout: Open plan living, dining and kitchen. Bedroom 1: king size; Bedroom 2: 2 singles (2.6ft wide, full length), or king size; Bedroom 3: full size bunk; Bedroom 4: double; Bedroom 5: 2 singles (2.6ft wide, full length), or king size. Room for additional cots in bedrooms 2 and 5. Three bathrooms.
Facilities: Children will enjoy the two play areas and acres of safe outdoor space while parents benefit from a babysitting service, on-site pamper treatments and several pubs within walking distance.
Cost: £2600/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Mazzard Farm or visit http://www.mazzardfarm.com/.

Court Farmhouse at Court Farm

group accommodation at court farmhouseSize: Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Marhamchurch, north Cornwall
Description: A charming and stylish 300-year-old farmhouse
Layout: 6 bedrooms all on first floor consisting of 3 doubles and 3 twin bedrooms; Woodburners; Enclosed gardens
Facilities: Facilities include an indoor heated pool, games room, tennis court and extensive outdoor entertainment for the children; and for mum and dad there are hot tubs, spa treatments, babysitting and a village pub on your doorstep.
Cost: £3600/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Court Farm Holidays or visit http://www.courtfarm-holidays.co.uk/.

Henchard at Greenwood Grange

group accommodation at greenwood grange henchardSize: Sleeps 12 in 4 bedrooms
Location: Higher Bockhampton in Dorset
Description: A luxurious single storey large thatched cottage
Layout: Four very large bedrooms – Bedroom 1 has a king-size bed and en-suite shower room; Bedroom 2 has a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom; Bedroom 3 is a kids’ room with full size bunk beds, plus a set of twin zip link beds; Bedroom 4 is a family bedroom with a king-sized bed and set of full size bunk beds. Large sitting room and dining area.
Facilities: Indoor swimming pool and sauna, games room, outdoor play area with yurt, tennis courts and babysitting service.
Cost: £3550/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Greenwood Grange or visit http://www.greenwoodgrange.co.uk/.

Tree Roots at Coombe Mill

group accommodation at coombe millSize: Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms
Location: St Breward in Cornwall
Description: A newly-built, spacious and practical family holiday cottage
Layout: Two master bedrooms en-suite featuring superking size beds. For the children a large bedroom with 4 single beds. A further twin bedroom and a family bathroom complete the first floor. Kitchen/dining area opening out with twin double doors onto the private walled patio garden. Separate full size play room.
Facilities: There’s plenty of children’s entertainment on site including indoor and outdoor play areas, tractor rides, animal feeding and Coombe Mill’s very own railway, plus 30 acres of secluded grounds to explore.
Cost: £2625/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Coombe Mill or visit http://www.coombemill.com/.

St Ives or Polzeath Cottages, Retallack Resort

family friendly group accommodation at retallack resortSize: Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Near Padstow, Cornwall
Description: Luxury properties in a stunning lakeside setting
Layout: 6 En-suite Bedrooms (three doubles, three twin); private hot tubs (and some have private swimming pools too)
Facilities: Luxury spa, restaurant and indoor surf centre; swimming pool, tennis courts, games room and a range of childcare options.
Cost: £3900 – £5000 in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Retallack Resort or visit http://www.retallackresort.co.uk/.

Farmhouse at Moretons Vacation Houses

group accommodation at moretons farmhouseSize: Sleeps 10 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Bredon in the Cotswolds
Description: A grand farmhouse property dating from the 1840s
Layout: Double bedroom with en suite shower room; 1 double or twin bedroom; 2 twin bedrooms; two single bedrooms; 2 bathrooms. Spacious dining room to seat up to 12, large kitchen with range cooker, study with baby grand piano, and a large private walled garden.
Facilities: On site facilities for children include five acres of gardens, two heated indoor swimming pools with jacuzzis and a play area with children’s playhouse.
Cost: £2200 in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for the Moretons Vacation Houses or visit http://moretonsbredon.com/.

Flear House at Flear Farm Cottages

group accommodation at flear houseSize: Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms
Location: South Hams countryside of Devon
Description: A beautiful and spacious former Georgian farmhouse
Layout: Well equipped kitchen opening onto a secure courtyard with private sun terraces leading to a outdoor heated pool exclusively for guests of Flear House (swimming towels included). Large drawing room and separate snug room. Five spacious bedrooms – huge master suite with ensuite jacuzzi bath; two further bedrooms each with a 5 ft bed and en suite; two additional twin bedrooms; further large shower room and WC.
Facilities: Shared facilities for children include a large indoor swimming pool and play barn, and for mum and dad there’s a sauna, hot tub, babysitting service and pub within walking distance.
Cost: £4400/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Flear Farm Cottages or visit https://www.flearfarmcottages.com/.

The Manor House or Bravehearts at Celtic Haven

group accommodation at celtic havenSize: Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms or 10 in 4 bedrooms
Location: Lydstep, Pembrokeshire
Description: Two character-full properties perfect for bigger groups
Layout: The Manor House has two bedrooms downstairs – one with bunks and one with a double bed and en-suite. Upstairs are four more bedrooms – a master with en-suite, two rooms with twin beds and another double room with ensuite. Bravehearts has four bedrooms – a twin, a double, one room with bunks and a master family room with double and two single beds.
Facilities: Facilities on site include an indoor leisure complex with swimming pool, sauna and gym, a luxury spa, games room, play area, restaurant and a nine-hole golf course.
Cost: £2695/week (Bravehearts), £3245/week (Manor House) in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Celtic Haven or visit http://www.celtichaven.co.uk/.

Various lodges at Bluestone Wales

group accommodation in a bluestone lodgeSize: Sleeps 12-14 people in up to six bedrooms
Location: Narberth, Pembrokeshire
Description: Luxury self catering holiday lodges
Layout: Various sizes and layouts available. Pembroke and Tenby Connect lodges both sleep 12 in 6 bedrooms. Dinas Bunkhouse lodges can sleep up to 14 people in three bedrooms.
Facilities: On site entertainment includes a large indoor adventure centre and water park, and for the grown-ups there’s a luxury spa and various restaurants to choose between.
Cost: £4000/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Bluestone Wales or visit http://www.bluestonewales.com/.

The Farmhouse at Village Farm

group accommodation at village farm farmhouseSize: Sleeps 12 in 4 bedrooms
Location: Shilbottle in Northumberland
Description: A luxury four-bedroomed self-catering holiday cottage
Layout: Two sitting rooms, each with a wood-burning stove or fireplace. Four bedrooms – two double bedrooms with en-suite, two twin rooms with a third single bed and en-suite.
Facilities: The cottages share a variety of quality facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, games room, spa and gym.
Cost: Approx £2800/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Village Farm and Town Foot Farm or visit http://www.villagefarmcottages.co.uk/.

Southwood at Torridge House Farm Cottages

group accommodation at torridge house southwoodSize: Sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms
Location: Torrington in North Devon
Description: A spacious property in a beautiful countryside setting
Layout: Sleeps up to 11 plus cots. 4 bath/shower rooms (2 en-suite). 2 sitting rooms, sunroom/dining room, sauna, large gardens. Lots of parking.
Facilities: Only a ten minute walk from the main Torridge House Farm site where there’s a swimming pool, games room and plenty of outdoor space to keep the children entertained, not forgetting a wide variety of farm animals to feed.
Cost: £1600/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Torridge House Farm Cottages or visit http://torridgehouse.co.uk.

Croft House at Croft Farm

group accommodation at croft house Size: Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Near Cardigan in Pembrokeshire
Description: A flexible, luxury, self-catering holiday house for larger groups
Layout: Two ground floor bedrooms – a double with en-suite and a twin. Two further doubles and two twin rooms upstairs, along with the upstairs comfy lounge.
Facilities: An indoor heated swimming pool and a large play barn with entertainment for children of all ages.
Cost: £3500/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages or visit http://www.croft-holiday-cottages.co.uk/.

Millstones at Northway Holiday Cottages

group accommodation at northway holiday cottagesSize: Sleeps 13 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Bideford in north Devon
Description: A large self-catering property in a former farmhouse
Layout: Six bedrooms – a double with en-suite on the ground floor, on the second floor a double with en-suite, twin, family double with single bed, and a twin room with steps leading to another twin in a galleried attic. House also has an enormous kitchen, conservatory and snooker room.
Facilities: There’s plenty on site to keep kids and adults happy including a swimming pool, hot tub and games room, in addition to extensive grounds.
Cost: £2400/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Northway Holiday Cottages or visit http://www.northwayholidaycottages.co.uk/.

Gitcombe House

group accommodation at gitcombe houseSize: Sleeps 11 + 2 infants in 5 bedrooms
Location: Totnes in south Devon
Description: An elegant Georgian farmhouse with original features and period furnishings
Layout: Five bedrooms – master double with en-suite, double, family suite with super king double and single, double or twin, twin.
Facilities: The complex benefits from plenty of child friendly features including both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, indoor play room and tennis courts.
Cost: Approx £4000/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Gitcombe House Country Cottages or visit http://www.gitcombe.co.uk/.

Farmhouse at Sherrill Farm

group accommodation at sherrill farmhouseSize: Sleeps 14-22 in 7 bedrooms
Location: Near Tavistock in Devon
Description: A large period farmhouse full of character
Layout: One large double bedroom downstairs; six upstairs (two doubles, one twin, two triples, and one room with four singles).
Facilities: There’s plenty of on-site entertainment to keep families occupied including an indoor heated swimming pool, a tennis court, games room and fishing lakes.
Cost: £3500/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Sherrill Farm or visit http://www.sherrillfarmholidaycottages.co.uk/.

Various cottages and lodges at Crieff Hydro

group accommodation at crieff hydroSize: Sleeps up to 16 in 6 bedrooms
Location: Scottish countryside north of Dunblane
Description: Lots of choice including cottages, lodges and apartments.
Layout: Various configurations available.
Facilities: Residents benefit from a huge range of on-site activities including swimming, horse riding, water sports and a cinema and there’s also free childcare at the on-site kids’ club leaving grown-ups with time to relax in the luxury spa!
Cost: Various
More details: View our full listing for Crieff Hydro or visit http://www.crieffhydro.com/.

Cheviot View at Burnfoot Holiday Cottages

group accommodation at burnfoot holiday cottagesSize: Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms
Location: Netherton in Northumberland
Description: A luxury self-catering holiday cottage with amazing views
Layout: Four bedrooms upstairs – master bedroom with a spacious en-suite; three doubles/twin rooms. Large sitting room with stone inglenook fireplace downstairs and huge kitchen.
Facilities: Children’s play area, tennis courts, babysitting and pub nearby
Cost: Approx £2800/week in the summer peak
More details: View our full listing for Burnfoot Holiday Cottages or visit http://www.burnfootholidaycottages.co.uk/.