holidays with animal fun

Animals on siteFrom a young age, many children are drawn to animals and find them a constant source of fascination, humour and wonder. So at Parent Friendly Stays we’re a big fan of holidays which give our children the option to spend time around animals – like helping collect the eggs on a farm in the morning or feeding the resident rabbits or pony. Below is our list of child friendly holidays with animals on site.

Village Farm and Town Foot Farm, Northumberland

Village Farm and Town Foot Farm are two small complexes of child friendly self catering holiday accommodation in the village of Shilbottle in the Northumberland countryside. The cottages and chalets share a variety of quality facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, games room, spa and gym. Type: eight self

North Bradbury Farm, Devon

North Bradbury Farm’s family friendly self catering accommodation comprises a barn divided into two cottages. There are lots of facilities on site to keep children happy including an outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor play area, adventure playground and various farm-based fun including pony rides; and there are also a few choice features to help

Torridge House Cottages, Devon

Torridge House Cottages is a family friendly complex of nine self catering cottages set on a farm near the historic town of Torrington in North Devon. There’s a swimming pool, games room and plenty of outdoor space to keep the children entertained, not forgetting a wide variety of pets and farm animals to feed!

Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages, Pembrokeshire

Croft Farm is a family friendly complex of self-catering cottages set in six acres of the Pembrokeshire countryside. The complex is designed with children in mind with lots of on-site family activities including an indoor heated swimming pool and a large play barn with entertainment for children of all ages. Type:

Fox Valley Cottages, Cornwall

Fox Valley Cottages is a complex of family friendly holiday cottages near Looe in Cornwall. The complex benefits from a number of child and parent friendly features including an indoor swimming pool, play area, spa and sauna. Type: 11 self catering cottages Size: from 2-6 people per unit Cost: from £950

Northway Holiday Cottages, Devon

Northway Holiday Cottages is a delightful complex of self-catering cottages less than half a mile from the north Devon coast. 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. Type: nine self catering cottages Size: from

Merlin Farm Holiday Cottages, Cornwall

Merlin Farm is an attractive complex of parent and child-friendly cottages near Mawgan Porth on the north Cornish coast, with an attractive beach within walking distance. There’s lots of safe outdoor space, animals to help feed and a babysitting service for the benefit of the grown-ups. Type: six self catering cottages

Belsford Court Cottages, Devon

Belsford Court Cottages is a small family friendly complex of self-catering properties in Devon, approximately three miles from the market town of Totnes. There’s lots to keep children occupied including an indoor swimming pool and for mum and dad there’s a hot tub, sauna and babysitting. Type: five self catering cottages

Glynn Barton Cottages, Cornwall

The Glynn Barton Cottages are a complex of child friendly self-catering cottages set in 13 acres of Cornish countryside. There are eight cottages in a range of different sizes, and lots of on-site family-friendly facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and children’s play area. Type: eight self catering

Wheeldon Trees Farm Holiday Cottages, Derbyshire

Wheeldon Trees Farm is a complex of holiday cottages in the Derbyshire countryside, close to the villages of Buxton and Bakewell. There’s lots to keep the kids occupied including an adventure play area and games room, and for the grown-ups there’s an on-site babysitting service so you can head out for a relaxing evening meal.

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages, Northumberland

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages is a complex of family friendly self-catering properties near the village of Netherton in Northumberland, close to the edge of the Northumberland National Park. size: eight self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-10 people features: